View image of The town of Beit Sheâan is situated on a busy trade route, and its 5,000 years of continuous occupation is testament to its ancient importance. Archaeologists believe that the first real town was established around 3,000 BC and excavations have revealed no fewer than 18 cities superimposed on one another. Do not miss its incredibly well-preserved Roman amphitheatre (pictured). (Lee Foster/LPI) (Credit: Lee Foster/LPI)
With a rich combination of the spiritual, historical and downright beautiful, this region in Israel’s north is popular with holidaying locals and travellers alike.