Israel

Israel Travel Guide

Alternately plays host to classical quartets and hip-hop parties.

At Israeli artist Ayala Serfaty's 2010-opened shop, you'll find a selection of ottomans and chairs covered in velvet or Lycra and in organic shapes—bubbles; poufs.

Follow in the steps of Mary Magdalene, Miriam, and Queen Helena. Other itineraries highlight Holy Land favorites: the Garden of Gethsemane and the Dome of the Rock.

Where the celebrated Inbal and Batsheva dance companies are based.

Talents Design showcases works by such up-and-coming Israeli designers as Dor Carmon. Best finds: orchid-shaped couches and earthy stone tables.

Jerusalem’s labyrinthine open-air market, Mahane Yehuda—also referred to as the “shuk”—is located between Jaffa Road and Agrippas Street. It is the largest and busiest outdoor market in all of Israel and is always full, even the day after a terrorist attack.

A chic retail and gallery space.

Tel Aviv's lively old quarter.