in Central District, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.928 and 34.942 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 55' 42" and E 34° 56' 29"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shekel - ILS
Spoken languages:
Hebrew, Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:02 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:42 am and 7:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Israel in Western Asia

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Israel.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Israel. Last Update: 2021-05-14 08:23:53

Delve into Gimzo

Gimzo in Central District is a city located in Israel about 20 mi (or 31 km) north-west of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.

Current time in Gimzo is now 05:02 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports closer to Gimzo, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ben Gurion International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Israel is White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), North-West. We saw 10 points of interest near this location.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ramla, Tel Aviv, Karney Shomron, Jerusalem and Jericho. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 36%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 16th of May 2021

28°C (82 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Monday, 17th of May 2021

27°C (80 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 18th of May 2021

26°C (79 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.


Published: March 14, 2012
Length: 18:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yellowtaurus

Лидда Церковь св. вмч. Георгия в Лидде Город Лидда (Лод) — родина святого великомученика Георгия Победоносц... בן שמן בוקר של חמסין

Published: May 10, 2010
Length: 48:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: shlomost

See the entire trip at

BUSY Isralift traction scenic talking elevator at Modi'in Mall in Modi'in(Yeridim elevator)

Published: August 31, 2011
Length: 44:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Israel Elevators by Maalit72

Yeridim elevator--- Brand: Isralift. Type: MRL traction. Capacity: 1800kg / 24 Passengers. Installed at 2008. Floor served: 4( -2, -1, *Entrance*, 1). (C)2011 maalit72.

תל חדיד ויער בן שמן

Published: July 12, 2014
Length: 06:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: shoham Brovender

סינגל הרומני בתל חדיד ומסלולים לא מסומנים ביער בן שמן: מוסיקה: Attribution There's A Better WAY ! by Loveshadow

בן שמן סתיו 2011

Published: October 20, 2011
Length: 13:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Hai Ovadia

חי ואביחי בסינגלים של יער בן שמן סתיו 2011.

Mountain Biking in Ben Shemen : Gopro

Published: April 20, 2014
Length: 15:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MetalJachnun

Riding dowhill in Ben Shemen forest. With my GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition.

Mountain biking. Israel. VelikKids. Покатушки форумчан с детьми.

Published: June 29, 2008
Length: 27:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Igor Skorubsky

28.06.2008. Велопоходы по Израилю. Лес Бен Шемен.

יער בן שמן - מסלול כחול !

Published: July 05, 2014
Length: 53:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: shoham Brovender

Attribution beeKoo mix by Lasswell CC Attribution (3.0)

בן שמן אחרי הגשם

Published: October 02, 2014
Length: 23:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: shoham Brovender

Attribution by Nitropox@CCmixter CC Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)

מסלול הרצל הכחול ביער בן שמן

Published: October 17, 2014
Length: 30:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: PC-U-tube

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Church of Saint George, Lod

The Church of Saint George is the major shrine for the fourth century martyr Saint George (الخضر Al-Khidr in Arabic) and is located in Lod, Israel. The current church, built in 1870, shares space with the El-Khidr Mosque. Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem received permission from the Ottoman authorities to build a church on the site of a previous basilica.

Located at 31.953, 34.8995 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Greek Orthodox cathedrals, Mandatory Palestine, Churches in Israel, Lod


Gimzo is a religious moshav in central Israel. Located between Lod and Modi'in, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006, it had a population of 812.

Located at 31.9254, 34.9418 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1950, Religious Israeli communities

Paatei Modi'in Railway Station

Paatei Modi'in Railway Station is the next-to-last station on the Nahariya-Modi'in Israel Railways line, serving the residents of Modi'in. It was opened in September 2007. It served as the final stop on the line until April 2008, when service was inaugurated to the Modi'in Central Station.

Located at 31.8936, 34.9608 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Israel, Railway stations opened in 2007, Modi'in

Neot Kedumim

Neot Kedumim, the Biblical Landscape Reserve in Israel (lit. Places of Beauty of Ancient Times) is a Biblical garden and nature preserve located near Modi'in, mid-way between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel which attempts to re-create the physical setting of the Bible. The park covers an area of about 2,500 dunams . The idea of planting such a garden dates back to 1925. In 1964, land was allocated for the project with the help of Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion.

Located at 31.9502, 34.976 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Israel Prize recipients that are organizations, Israel Prize for special contribution to society and the State recipients, Parks in Israel, Central District (Israel)

Beit Hashmonay

Beit Hashmonay is a communal settlement in central Israel, five kilometers southeast of Ramla. Beit Hashmonay is under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2009, it had a population of 850. Beit Hashmonay was established in 1970 by the Jewish Agency. It is named for Simon Maccabaeus, a member of the Hasmonean family who captured the ancient city of Gezer, located nearby. In 1987 it became a communal settlement and a village centre for the regional council.

Located at 31.8905, 34.9161 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Community settlements in Israel, Populated places established in 1970

Ben Shemen Youth Village

Ben Shemen Youth Village is a youth village and agricultural boarding school in central Israel. Located near Ben Shemen and Ginaton, it falls under the jurisdiction of Judaism Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006, it had a population of 627.

Located at 31.959, 34.9278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Youth villages in Israel, Populated places established in 1927, Jewish villages in the Mandate for Palestine

Ben Shemen Interchange

Ben Shemen Interchange is a major freeway interchange complex in central Israel, connecting Highway 1, Highway 6, Route 443 and Route 444, as well as several local roads. The interchange is located near moshav Ben Shemen and Ben Shemen Forest, hence its name. It is one of the largest and most complex interchanges in the country.

Located at 31.9592, 34.9378 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Junctions in Israel, Road interchanges in Israel, Hevel Modi'in Regional Council

Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center

The Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center is an archaeological museum in Lod, Israel that displays one of the largest and best-preserved mosaic floors ever uncovered in Israel.

Located at 31.956, 34.9038 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Israel, Archaeological museums in Israel, Mosaics, Votive offering, Lod

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Jimzu, ’Eys Hayim, ‘Ets Ḥaiyim, Gimzu, Gimzo, גמזו