David & Goliath Battle: Valley of Elah, Israel. Israelites, Philistines, Azekah, Gath, Ashdod, Saul

See the amazing battle between David and Goliath and understand it like never before. Filmed on location in Israel. See all the sites and places, and learn new things about this story you never knew!

1. The Valley of Elah is about 15 miles (23 km.) west of Bethlehem and about 20 miles (32 km.) east of the Mediterranean Sea.
2. It’s located on the western edge of the Judean lower hills and was an important travel route from the coastal cities up to the center of the land of Judah and its main cities of Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and Hebron. 3. It’s an undeveloped site that can be seen in its natural state. It has parking alongside Hwy 38.
4. The Valley of Elah is best known for the epic battle between young David and the giant Goliath, a skilled veteran warrior.

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