The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth and the largest "Natural Spa" in the world, is also one of the world's true natural wonders and a unique tourism destination. Starting with the Dead Sea itself, a one-of-a-kind body of water, 417 meters (1,373 ft.) below sea level with mineral-rich waters and mud flow with natural health and beauty acclaimed globally.
Dead Sea (Arabic for al-Bahr al-Mayyit, Hebrew for Yam ha-Melah (meaning "sea salt"))
Israel and Jordan between the inland salt lake, the waters of the lowest Dead Sea travel on the planet, the water below sea level on average about 400 meters (1312 feet). Northern half of Jordan; southern part of divided up by Jordan and Israel. However, in 1967 the Israeli-Arab war, the Israeli army has occupied the entire West Bank.
Lake and Lake of the Dead Sea are rich in salt, in the water, fish and other aquatic organisms are difficult to survive, the water not only biological bacteria; shore and the surrounding area did not grow flowers, the people called the "Dead Sea" .
At least the name of the Dead Sea can be traced back to the Greek era (323 ~ 30 BC). Since Abraham (the ancestors of the Hebrew) the times and the Sodom and Gomorrah destruction (According to "Old Testament" records, the two cities was due to heinous days caught fire; two City site is south of the Dead Sea may have sunk) Since the Dead Sea has been linked with the history of the Bible. The Dead Sea Tourist Attractions lake dried up rivers for the first David (Israel's), after I Herod the Great (Jewish King) has provided refuge sites, in 40 BC rest were besieged Jerusalem, Herod I, he locked himself in Meicha Of (Masada) in the castle. Mei Chada castle was once a three-year siege of the location, the last in AD 73 of its Jewish Fen-Rui party Shoujun collective suicide, the castle was destroyed Rome. Left this "Dead Sea Scrolls," manuscripts of the Bible, the Jews were in the lake in the northwest cave hideouts.Las Vegas
The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth and the largest "Natural Spa" in the world, But that's not all. Visitors to the Dead Sea come to a world of Dead Sea attractions blue skies, year-round sunshine, magnificent natural landscape, and extraordinary touring options, such as thrilling encounters with history and exploration of the living desert.
Add to this a wide range of beaches, hotels, spas, restaurants and leisure-time activities, and you have a destination with extraordinary attractions and benefits. Less than an hour's drive from Jerusalem, the Dead Sea is also a Sea of Peace, joining Israel and Jordan.
Recognized as a mini-universe with its own micro-climate, the Dead Sea is the saltiest and most mineral-laden body of water in the world. The unparalleled buoyancy and warmth of the Dead Sea tourism water has everyone floating. And its health promoting thermo-mineral springs and world famous cosmetic black mud have been praised by visitors for millennia.