Masada is an ancient fortification in Southern Israel on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea. The Siege of Masada by Roman Empire troops towards the end of the first Jewish–Roman War ended in the mass suicide of the 960 Jewish
Ancient house in Israel shocks archaeologists. The best-preserved remains of a house from the Kingdom of Israel, dating back some years ago, has been uncovered in Tel Shikmona on the southern edge of Israel's city of Haifa.
The Western Wall (Wailing Wall) in Jerusalem, Israel. It is a remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple's courtyard, and is arguably the most sacred site recognized by the Jewish faith outside of the Temple Mount itself.
This one I have actually seen in real life! The cliff-hanging St. George’s Monastery in Israel. Photographed by Philip Bloom during a visit to Wadi Qelt for CNN’s new show The Wonder List with Bill Weir – Sundays at ET on CNN, starting March 2015