Ramla attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Ramla

Pool of Al Anazia

Atmospheric and shaded by ancient stone structures, the 'Pool of Arches' is an underground 8th-century reservoir. The most significant structure left from the Abbasid period, it is sometimes called the Pool of St He…
Market in Ramla

Ramla Market

Running the length of Jabotinsky St, Ramla's vibrant Middle Eastern bazaar has been going for more than a century, since the late Ottoman period. People come from all over Israel to buy rare spices, Arabic antiques …
Mosque in Ramla

Great Mosque

Though it doesn't look particularly impressive from the outside, this is one of the few Crusader buildings in Israel to have survived almost completely intact. Erected in the 12th century as a Christian church, it w…
Historic Site in Ramla

White Tower

Experts can't agree whether this 14th-century tower was built as a minaret or a watchtower. One indisputable fact is that the 30m-high structure was built as an addition to the 8th-century White Mosque (Jamaa Al Abi…
Museum in Ramla

Ramla Museum

Housed in a building dating from the British Mandate, this small museum provides an overview of the town’s history. Exhibits include locally excavated gold coins from the 8th to 15th century, a collection of traditi…
Church in Ramla

Church of St Nicodemus & St Joseph of Arimathea

Constructed in the 19th century on a site that Christians believe to be the site of biblical Arimathea, the hometown of Joseph, this Franciscan church has a distinctive square bell tower and a painting above the alt…