eBook Eyewitness Travel Guide: Jerusalem, Israel, Petra Sinai, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756695503
  • ISBN-13: 9780756695507
  • DDC: 915.694404
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

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. DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai.
2: Discovering the Holy Land.
3: Putting the Holy Land on the Map.
4: Putting Jerusalem on the Map.
5: A Portrait of the Holy Land.
6: Old Testament Sites in the Holy Land.
7: Judaism.
8: Christianity.
9: Islam.
10: Sites of the New Testament.
11: Via Dolorosa.
12: Celebrated Visitors.
13: The Landscape and Wildlife of the Holy Land.
14: The Holy Land through the Year.
15: The History of the Holy Land.
16: Jerusalem Area by Area.
17: Jerusalem at a Glance.
18: The Muslim Quarter.
19: The Jewish Quarter.
20: The Christian and Armenian Quarters.
21: The Mount of Olives and Mount Zion.
22: Modern Jerusalem.
23: Further Afield.
24: Three Guided Walks.
25: A 90-Minute Walk around the Old City Walls.
26: A 90-Minute Walk around West Jerusalem.
27: A 90-Minute Walk around East Jerusalem.
28: Shops and Markets.
29: Entertainment.
30: Jerusalem Street Finder.
31: Israel, Petra & Sinai Region by Region.
32: Israel, Petra & Sinai at a Glance.
33: The Coast and Galilee.
34: Exploring the Coast and Galilee.
35: The Dead Sea and the Negev Desert.
36: Exploring the Dead Sea and the Negev Desert.
37: Petra and Western Jordan.
38: Exploring Petra and Western Jordan.
39: The Red Sea and Sinai.
40: Exploring the Red Sea and Sinai.
41: Travellers’ Needs.
42: Where to Stay.
43: Choosing a Hotel.
44: Choosing a Hotel in the Red Sea and Sinai.
45: Restaurants, Cafes and Bars.
46: The Flavours of Jerusalem and the Holy Land.
47: What to Drink in Jerusalem and the Holy Land.
48: Choosing a Restaurant.
49: Choosing a Restaurant in the Red Sea and Sinai.
50: Shops and Markets.
51: Where to Shop in Jerusalem, Israel, Petra and Sinai.
52: What to Buy in Jerusalem, Israel, Petra and Sinai.
53: Entertainment.
54: Sporting and Specialist Holidays.
55: Survival Guide.
56: Practical Information.
57: Security and Health.
58: Banking and Currency.
59: Communication and Media.
60: Travel Information.
61: Travelling Around Jerusalem, Israel, Petra and Sinai.
62: Travelling Around by Car.
63: Getting Around Jerusalem.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Hebrew Phrase Book.