Located in the Southern District of the Israel, on the Mediterranean coast, Ashdod is the fifth-largest city in the country. The Port of Ashdod is Israel's largest port accounting for 60% of the country's imported goods.
Places to visit:
• Ashdod-Sea Fortress
• Mediterranean style buildings
• Port of Ashdod
• Lev Ashdod Mall
• Ashdod Marina
• LaMimunia Moroccan culture center
Ashdod has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers, pleasant spring and fall, and cool, rainy winters. Humidity tends to be high year round, and rain occurs mainly from November to March. In winter, temperatures seldom drop below 5 °C and are more likely to be in the region of 10–15 °C, while in summer the average is 27 °C.