Top things to do

Archaeological Site in Be’er Sheva

Tel Be’er Sheva

One of a group of three tels (prehistoric hilltop ruins) included on the Unesco World Heritage List in 2005, these ruins include two-thirds of a fortified city dating from the early Israelite period (10th century BC…
Market in Be’er Sheva

Bedouin Market

Every week a car park in the southeast of town is transformed into a market where Bedouin vendors and merchants from neighbouring villages sell clothing, footwear, kitchenware and food. The merchandise isn't particu…
Arts Centre in Be’er Sheva

Ethiopian Arts Workshop

Preserving the unique culture of the Ethiopian Jews, this arts and crafts workshop in the Taubel Community Centre has a small exhibition and shop and holds pottery workshops. To get here, continue up Yitzhack Rager …
Museum in Be’er Sheva

Be'er Avraham

Opened in 2013, this visitor centre is located near the banks of Nahal Be'er Sheva and showcases a reconstruction of a well that Abraham, the first of the three Biblical patriarchs, is said to have dug here (Gen.21:…
Museum in Be’er Sheva

Negev Museum of Art

This small art gallery on the edge of the Old City is housed in the elegant Ottoman governor’s mansion, which was built in 1906. The building, which has been beautifully restored, comprises three galleries hosting t…
Gallery in Be’er Sheva

Negev Artists’ House

Originally built in 1933, this grand colonial-style building is now a compact art gallery showcasing works by artists from the Negev.