Israel has a rich and varied history, and as a result, there are many archaeological & biblical sites throughout the country. These sites represent different periods in the history of Israel and the surrounding region and include ancient cities, fortifications, temples, and other structures. Archaeologists continue to discover new sites and uncover more about the history of Israel through ongoing excavations and research.

There are many important and interesting  biblical archaeological sites in Israel, and it can be difficult to choose which ones to visit.

Some of the most notable and significant sites that are on puzzle’s must see list include:


Beit Shearim:

This ancient Jewish town and burial site in the northern side of Israel, was a major center of Jewish life during the Roman and Byzantine periods, and contains a large necropolis with dozens of rock-cut tombs, some of which feature impressive architectural elements and inscriptions. The site is considered one of the most important examples of Jewish funerary art and epigraphy from the Roman period.




This ancient city is located in northern Israel and is believed to have been a major city in the ancient world. It is known for its well-preserved ruins, including a water system, gates, and other structures.


This ancient port city, located on the Mediterranean coast, was once the capital of the Roman province of Judea. It is home to a number of well-preserved ruins, including an amphitheater, aqueduct, and other structures.


Beit She’an:

This ancient city, located in northern Israel, was once a major center in the Roman and Byzantine empires. It is known for its well-preserved ruins, including a Roman theater, bathhouse, and other structures.


This biblical archaeological site in the northern Israel  was an important Jewish city in the Roman period. It was the capital of the Galilee during the reign of King Herod Antipas and was an important center of Jewish culture and learning. The city contains a well-preserved Roman theater, a colonnaded street, and other public buildings.


This ancient fortification, located on a rock plateau overlooking the Dead Sea, was the site of a famous siege during the Jewish Revolt against the Romans in the 1st century CE. It is known for its well-preserved ruins, including a palace, synagogue, and other structures.

All pictures are taken from Israel nature and parks authority’s website


These are just a few of the many interesting and important archaeological sites in Israel, There are many others to explore and discover all around Israel.