Thousands of Christians travel to the Holy Land each year to walk in the  footsteps of Jesus and discover the land of the Bible. Israel is undeniably  the ultimate destination for those seeking to embrace a deeper connection  to their faith. The country is full of sites that are significant to both  the Old and New Testament, historically and religiously. Noam Matas,  general manager of America Israel Travel, offers his list of 10 must-visit  sites for Christian tourists in Israel.

10 must-visit Christian sites in Israel

Thousands of Christians travel to the Holy Land each year to walk in the footsteps of Jesus and discover the land of the Bible. Israel is undeniably the ultimate destination for those seeking to embrace a deeper connection to their faith. The country is full of sites that are significant to both the Old and New Testament, historically and religiously. Noam Matas, general manager of America Israel Travel, offers his list of 10 must-visit sites for Christian tourists in Israel.

Masada, Isreal.  This is where thousands of Israelites committed suicide rather than allowing themselves to be killed by the Romans.

Masada, Isreal. This is where thousands of Israelites committed suicide rather than allowing themselves to be killed by the Romans.

The old city of Tiberias, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee | "A pictorial journey in the holy land"

The old city of Tiberias, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee | "A pictorial journey in the holy land"

Sea of Galilee, Israel, The Holy Land, Northern Israel, Travel Israel, www.artsncraftsisrael.com Gifts from Israel Pic. October 5th 2016

Sea of Galilee, Israel, The Holy Land, Northern Israel, Travel Israel, www.artsncraftsisrael.com Gifts from Israel Pic. October 5th 2016

The Upper Room was the place Jesus gathered the disciples for the Last Supper and later again when the Holy Spirit was poured out over them on the Day of Pentecost.

The Upper Room was the place Jesus gathered the disciples for the Last Supper and later again when the Holy Spirit was poured out over them on the Day of Pentecost.

Capernaum, an ancient fishing village from the time of Jesus, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, Israel. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Capernaum, an ancient fishing village from the time of Jesus, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, Israel. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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