Some 200,000 people flocked to Israel's nature reserves and national parks on Tuesday, the first day of Passover, according to the Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA).
150,000 people visited open nature reserves and national parks, while 50,000 people visited IPNA sites.
4,000 Israelis visited Caesaria National Park and the Banias, at the foot of Mt. Hermon; 3,000 visited Masada. Thousands more flocked to Mt. Carmel, the mountains of the Galilee and the Judaean Hills.