15 of Israel's environmental wonders

Israel's varied climate and intriguing geology has shaped breathtaking formations across the country.

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Hula Valley

The wetlands of Hula Valley attract millions of birds in the spring and fall, making it an unparalleled birdwatching destination in Israel. 

Though the Hula Lake was drained in the 1950s, the area has since been re-flooded and now the valley is one of Israel's most important ecosystems.

No matter where you look, from the glassy ponds to the snow-capped mountains, the Hula Valley is a truly alluring nature reserve.

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