Nazareth, home to Christians and Muslims in harmony
Nazareth is the largest Arab city in Israel with a population of 60,000 both Christians and Muslims – who live together in harmony. Its special geographic location between the open space of the Jezreel valley and the mountainous regions of the Galilee makes it a perfect base for Galilee region tourism. Nazareth is one of the most important Christian holy sites in the world, and has long been a special haven for Christian pilgrims. The city has a unique mixture of European and Middle Eastern ambiance as can be seen in its architecture, which is a combination of Gothic or Neoclassical style with typical Middle Eastern style. The Arab population is renowned for they warm hospitality and exotic food. The Baklawah, the traditional Arab sweet of Nazareth is sold on almost every corner.