Beersheba Travel Guide

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Beersheba Things to Do

  • Ariel Center for the Arts

    The Ariel Center for the Performing Arts is home to the Be’er Sheva Theater and other local cultural events. The building opened in 2010 and was boycotted by several Israelian actors.Fir current events see their website.

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  • Israeli Air Force Museum

    To the north of the city, at Hatzerim Air Base, there is one of the most famous aircraft museums in the world: The Israeli Air Force museum. Here, preserved by the dry desert air, are aircraft from Israel's entire history. And that history is an eventful one. Not only has the IAF operated planes from nearly every major Western power, it has also...

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  • "ruler hous" negev museum of art

    open hour :Monday,Tuesday , Thursday : 10:00 - 16:00Wednesday : 12:00-19:00 Friday and Saturday : 10:00 - 14:00Sunday : CLOSED

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  • Beer Sheva's Shuk "Bedouin shuk"

    The term "shuk" translates into "market". The Beer Sheva Shuk is a traditional mid-eastern market. It is a real pleasure to see it. It is a real working market. Many Beer Shevans rely on the shuk.

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  • Israel Air Force Museum

    Open every day except Saturday, 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (Fridays until 1.00 pm).A collection of over 140 aircraft. Most aircraft are in excellent condition.I didn't think I would enjoy this museum as much as I did (I'm nervous of flying to start with!) We were shown around the indoor part of the museum by a girl soldier and then she took us to see some...

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  • Avraham's Well

    Entrance is free unless you want the slide show. For opening hours, call 08-623 4613. The well is 12 feet across and 50 feet deep. Its top 28 feet are lined with stones, set, probably, at the time of the Byzantine settlement. After that it is hewn in bedrock. In 19th-century representations, one sees grooves in the stones, made by the ropes of the...

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  • Abraam's well

    Not much to do in Beersheba, though you can go to the flea beduin market or visit Abraam's well. However with a little effort you can rent a car from avis and go around travelling! everything is very close in Israel, and some neighbouring cities are marvelous.

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  • Lost in Space

    Go into any kindergarten and ask the kids what they want to be when they grow up. At least one will say “I want to be an astronaut.” One boy who grew up in Beersheva actually became one. That boy was Ilan Ramon, who flew into space on the Columbia Space Shuttle on January 16, 2003 and spent a total of 15 days, 22 hours and 20 minutes there. On...

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  • A Modest Monument

    Walking down the streets of Israeli cities, you will not encounter colossal bronzes of emperors on horseback or towering statues of the country’s founding fathers. In fact, you will not see much figurative art at all in public places. Municipal by-laws, particularly in Jerusalem, have always taken religious sensitivities into consideration. “You...

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Beersheba Hotels

Beersheba Restaurants

  • Excellent service and food at The...

    Sitting on the corner of Histadrut street just off Smilanski, the exterior is not imposing, but you walk up a few steps at the entrance and find yourself presented with a glass of wine before you are seated. The interior is almost pure white, the walls, drapes, tables and chairs, with touches of color here and there, a very relaxing atmosphere with...

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  • Spagetti, where else but Spaghettim ^o^

    Not a fancy place and the prices are right, but the waiters and waitresses are friendly and helpful and the seating is comfortable and of course the food is good.As you can see in the second photo it is also a nice place to enjoy MULITPLE birthdays, of the 8 people there 5 (Zohara, Martin, Nissiem, Ziv and Reuven) all have birthdays within a few...

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  • Revivo, food or soccer (football) ??

    Revivo is a swarma bar (meat, usually lamb, but can also be chicken), cooked on a spit, cut into small pieces and then stuffed into flat (pita) bread along with salad, gravy and other spices...But this was special because as soon as our friend (here seen with Tal and Zohara) saw this sign she started jumping and saying "Revivo & Turkey"...I believe...

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  • Ringelblum, great pasta dishes

    Since the majority of the dishes are pasta, or pasta related, I would classify this restaurant as Italian..you can find several other dishes such as Salmon or Denise, two tasty fish dishes.The food we had was excellent, 4 people, 4 different dishes, 4 different sets of taste buds and ALL were delighted.But what makes this place just a little bit...

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  • Business lunch at Avazi, till 6pm

    Avazi is what is called a "shipudiah" in Hebrew here in Israel. It began by serving meals on steel sticks braized over an open fire (not sure what you call these types of steel sticks in English). Today it is a chain of restaurants found in many parts of Israel and serves up a decent and simple meal for an acceptable price.The restaurants...

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  • Arabica's excellent service

    The decor is done in "modern", which means that the air conditioning ducts are on the walls instead of in the walls, but they ARE painted black. They did have light and enjoyable background music, not intrusive. The food was presented in a very nice manner and the protions were satisfying. The SERVICE is where we found this restaurant to be one of...

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Beersheba Nightlife

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    BARbaSABA: BARbaSABA at SABA Gepetto's

    by Martin_S. Written Aug 19, 2013

    You might ask is this pub the type of place you would let your daughter go...NO.
    No I would not let her go there, I took her myself, much better if you have the right company don't you think....^O^
    This enjoyable pub is located in the back garden of the Saba Gepetto restaurant. They have taken a "wasted space" and turned it into a small comfortable garden pub.
    They also have 40 beers on TAP, which is unusual for Israel, and they include some goodies from Belgium.
    They also serve up some of the finger foods from the Saba Gepetto restaurant which adjoins them. I have include some photos that I found on the internet.
    Oh and one more thing, don't forget to use the bathroom while you are there, even if you don't really need to, nuff said.

    Dress Code: Relaxed atmosphere, shorts and sandals are fine, or a tie if you are feeling stuffy.

    Opening hours: Sun-Thurs and Saturday, 12:00-16:00 and 21:00 - 01:30

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Beersheba Transportation

  • chaotic central bus station

    The CBS located just opposite to the train station is highly chaotic. There are many fast food restaurants there, not each of them has English menu. There is free wifi in the station.There are many platforms there. On the electronic display board, there is only Hebrew. You have to check online the schedule of your bus. You can't find it at the...

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  • ask for the price first if you hitch a...

    The frequency of the busses in Beersheva is low. If you wait at a bus stop, and drives sound the horn at you, they are asking whether you want to hitch a ride. Remember to ask how much it costs. It's not free of charge.

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  • metrodan office for a personal rav kav...

    We wanted to have a persoanl rav kav card and we went to the central bus station for it. There is an office inside the CBS but it is only for recharge. You can buy an anonymous rav kav card there which costs 5 NIS but not a personal one. The staff there didn't speak much English but finally we still figured out the place for a personal rav kav...

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Beersheba Shopping

  • The "BIG" and the "ONE"

    All brands are easy to find. Internationals next to local chain stores. Winter fashion ends very quick in Israel and spring and summer fashion are coming almost together. Since winter fashion during very short time , it is possible to find sales around the end of February, sometimes even before. The spring and summer fashion goes between March to...

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  • Commercial in Be'er Sheva

    I haven't been to Be'er Sheva for a very long time so it was only natural that Id like to go outside of the Amazing apartment and check whats going.So I must say right here and right now: This is good as Tel Aviv ! Be'er Sheva holds tow commercials : the "ONE" and the "BIG" . What can I say? The "ONE" is the one! and the "BIG" is really really big...

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  • the bigest mall in beer sheva

    this mall is grait , I like it , I can fount what I want, there are meny things as , fast food shop , Men's Clothes , Women's Clothes , Books, Computers and Electronics, Gifts, Jewelry,Bath and Beauty, and .....it's near the center bus/train station. a Bedouin carpet , camel from wood , (Arabic) kaffiyah I dont know it's depends of what you want...

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Beersheba Local Customs

  • Do not park

    SIgn language is difficult to understand to some people (like the owner of this parked bicycle).I have a good laugh when I see these conflicting situations. Signs that just forbid something, while that something is just happening.

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  • Hotel Sign Language

    Some typical signs I came across in my hotel.The Shabat Elevator is a typical Israelian thing. On Shabat the elevator will work without any need for pressing the controls; the only disadvantage is that it stops at every floor.

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  • Beersheba Hotels

    3 Hotels in Beersheba

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Beersheba Warnings and Dangers

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    Flood in Nahal BeerSheva

    by Martin_S. Updated Dec 28, 2006

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    BeerSheva, like all other towns in the desert are subjected to floods whenever it decides to rain (not often enough to grow crops properly, but often enough to cause damage). Here you can see the flood water raging through Nahal BeerSheva which divides the town of BeerSheva. This is a normally DRY riverbed. In the second and third pictures you can see the flood going OVER the bridge. To the right of the flooded bridge is an elevated walkway. This particular flood was a flash flood and when it began to flood this area the sky was clear and the water arrived without warning.

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Beersheba What to Pack

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    Desert weather

    by Ketikand Written Jul 16, 2008

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: It so hot during the day in Beersheba! Because it is literally in the desert! dont forget your sunscreen! Evenings may be chilly. Sometimes they get sandstorms, but most of the time weather is calm and hot. Dont forget to drink water frequently!

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Beersheba General

  • Collectors Car

    Spotted this old Peugeot on the streets of Beer Sheva, it must be a collectors edition by now. If anyone can identify the model and year it would be appreciated. I am not knowledgeable about cars, but even I can appreciate a car that has a sense of self.

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  • Chess Anyone?

    Bet you didn't know this, but amid the timeless sands of the desert, in the heart of Beersheva, the grandmasters of the world are huddled over their chess boards. Beersheva, Israel's chess capital, was chosen to host the 2005 World Team Chess Championships. Starting today, November 1, 2005, teams from Ukraine, Russia, Armenia, the United States,...

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  • All's Well That Ends Well

    When God made the world and distributed resources like water, Beersheva must have been playing hookey. Rainfall in this city averages about 11 days a year. When rain does fall, it comes down in buckets, and the dry stream beds, known as wadis, turn within hours into raging rivers. These rivers are short-lived. They vanish almost as abruptly as they...

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