Ashkelon, one of Israel’s most ancient cities, is today a thriving resort town which takes great pride in its beautiful coastline--the longest of any Israeli city!
Alongside the luminous blue seashore and delightful beaches that have become the symbol of the city, Ashkelon’s citizens also enjoy lush green parks and lovely gardens that dot the city with their beauty.
Its high-quality education, cultural centers, religious facilities, advanced health services, and tourists who arrive via the marina--which has been officially declared an international port--have all transformed Ashkelon into a progressive city that grants its citizens a fascinating life, enhanced by wonderful weather and a warm community atmosphere.
Ashkelon’s citizens are incredibly proud of their city. Over the last few years, there has been a major spurt in the number of city-sponsored cultural events woven throughout the richAshkelontapestry - involving children, youth, nature, the theater arts, sports, and more.
These outstanding activities serve to improve city life, and also to create a cohesive community of participants who meet to enjoy creative, delightful activities in such places as:
Ashkelon also provides its citizens with a diverse range of cultural activities within the framework of ongoing neighborhood activities:
Ashkelon’s “city culture” has drawn its citizens to several vistas that symbolize the strong community bonds that have connected the population through the years:
The southernmost coastal city inIsrael, Ashkelon enjoys quick and easy access to major traffic arteries connecting the city to main destinations throughoutIsrael—allowing its population to combine a top quality of living and an easy commute to their workplaces in the country’s major business and industrial regions.