Ashqelon Tourism, Israel

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ashqelon in Israel. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ashqelon like a local. Ashqelon is located at a short trip away from Jerusalem a major city in Israel. Attractions in Jerusalem include Old City, Western Wall, Yad Vashem. Also, to reach Ashqelon, you'll have to take a flight to Jerusalem; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Ashqelon.

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Facts and Stats for Ashqelon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ashqelon

    Know the pollution level of Ashqelon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.89 (High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 65 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Ashqelon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ashqelon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ashqelon.

    • Burglary and Theft 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.57 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.29 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.14 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.43 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ashqelon - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.82 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 67.39 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.53 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.66 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 77.39 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ashqelon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ashqelon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.51 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 78.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.31 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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