Visit Ashqelon - Best of Ashqelon

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 60 (High)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (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 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.13 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.13 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 34.38 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.13 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.38 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.13 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ashqelon - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.09 (High)
    • Pollution Index 57.7 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.73 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 88.89 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.75 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 78.53 (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 12.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 76.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.95 USD

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

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