It was a good year to visit the Holy Land.
Israel set an all-time record for tourism in 2013, with 3.54 million visitors, according to the .
Holy Land pilgrimages make up a large portion of Israel's tourism, with 75 percent of visitors passing through Jerusalem, a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims. A focal point of tourism is the Western Wall in Jerusalem, a remnant of the wall that surrounded the courtyard of the Jewish Temple that was destroyed by the Romans in 70 A.D. after a Jewish revolt. About 68 percent of tourists visit the Western Wall.
Tourism contributes about .42 billion to Israel's economy.
The increase in tourism came despite a blizzard that disrupted flights into the country.
The countries that provide the most tourists to Israel are the United States, Russia, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Alabama tourists frequent Israel, with numerous groups traveling there in 2013, including The Birmingham Jewish Federation sending 23 participants to the Jewish Federations of North America's General Assembly in November.
Did you visit the Holy Land in 2013? Send us a photo of you at a biblical site, with a description of who is in the picture and where it was taken. Email to .