Date of Issue 12 April 2011
Israel Post will issue , a set of 3 stamps on 12 April featuring Tourism in Israel. Israel is a touristic wonder with great potential. The combination of religion and history alongside culture and modernity makes this country a unique and attractive destination for diverse audiences from around the world.
Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city, is sacred to three religions and offers a combination of religion, history and culture, making it attractive to many different audiences.
The Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest lake, offers holidays and entertainment amidst beautiful scenery. Many historical sites, with significant religious and cultural meaning, are located in the area, as are a wide range of attractions that appeal to various audiences.
Eilat, Israel’s “southern gate”, is Israel’s city of tourism, incorporating wonderful weather with beautiful landscapes. The city’s most inviting feature is the Red Sea and the numerous tourist attractions that it offers.
The Sea of Galilee Eilat
These three stamp sheets are being issued with wide selvages displaying a complementary design motif.
The Sea of Galilee, NIS 4.20
This stamp features a view from the Mount of Beatitudes, located to the north-west of the Sea of Galilee, toward Tabgha and the Church of the Primacy of Peter. The sheet selvage features a panoramic view from the Mount Arbel area toward the Sea of Galilee, Ginosar beach, Tiberias and the southern Golan Heights. Photo: Dafna Tal.
Jerusalem, NIS 6.00
This stamp features the Tower of David and part of the Old City Wall. The sheet selvage features a portion of the Western Wall. Photo: Shutterstock.
Eilat, NIS 6.10
This stamp features an underwater scene with a Red Sea clownfish (Amphiprion bicinctus) at the center. The sheet selvage features an underwater scene from the Eilat shore, a diver near red coral. Photo: Shutterstock.