DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai

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Penguin, Sep 3, 2012 - Travel - 336 pages

The DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. From the green hills and sun-drenched coast of Galilee to the sacred sites of Jerusalem's Old City, the dramatic desert of Wadi Rum to the vibrant reefs of Dahab; this guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs. The DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide includes comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife for all budgets, and detailed street maps to help you get around. It's also fully illustrated, covering all the major areas, with floorplans of all the must-see sites. The DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide explores the culture, history and architecture, not missing the best in entertainment, shopping, tours and scenic walks, in this unique country.

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Great little book full of detailed information to use as you travel the Holy Land. I kept it in my pocket and pulled it out prior to each site for a quick refresher. The maps of Jerusalem came in ... Read full review

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After purchasing many DK travel guideline, I am happy to report this book on Jerusalem and the Holy Land is excellent. Especially like the number of photographs that were included. Book was easy to ... Read full review

Contents

Putting the Holy Land on the Map 12
12
Putting Jerusalem on the Map 14
14
A Portrait of the Holy Land 16
17
The Holy Land Through the Year 36
36
The History of the Holy Land 40
41
Jerusalem at a Glance 58
58
The Muslim Quarter 60
61
The Jewish Quarter 76
77
The Dead Sea and the Negev Desert 186
187
Petra and Western Jordan 206
207
The Red Sea and Sinai 236
237
Where to Stay 252
252
Restaurants Cafes and Bars 266
266
Shops and Markets 282
282
Entertainment 288
288
Sporting and Specialist Holidays 292
292

The Christian and Armenian Quarters 88
89
The Mount of Olives and Mount Zion 108
109
Modern Jerusalem 118
119
Further Afield 128
129
Jerusalem Street Finder 152
152
Israel Petra Sinai at a Glance 162
162
The Coast and Galilee 164
165
Practical Information 298
298
Travel Information 308
308
General Index 316
316
Acknowledgments 332
332
Phrase Book 335
335
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