Section in Eilat
Do & See
Eilat's desert location gives a rugged, pioneer atmosphere which still lingers despite today’s upmarket facilities. Desert excursions and sea diving are major attractions.
|Currency:||Shekel or New Israeli Shekel (NIS). 1NIS = 100 agorot. Prices are often given in $US.|
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|Emergency numbers:||Police: 100
Medical emergency: 101
|Newspapers:||Jerusalem Post (daily), Ha’aretz (daily) and Jerusalem Report (monthly) are in English. Ha’Ir Eilat is a popular local magazine in Hebrew.|
|Opening hours:||Normal hours are Sunday-Thursday 09.00-19.00, and Friday 09.00-14.00. From Friday evening to Saturday evening is Shabbat, when Jewish-owned business would normally be closed. However, many Eilat stores and restaurants remain open.|
|Tourist information:||8 Beit Hagesher st.
+972 8 630 9111
Sunday-Thursday 08.30-17.00, Fridays 08.00-13.00