Located between Israel and Jordan, the dead sea is one of the most famous lakes on the planet. This is in large part because its high salinity of the water, which makes a hipersalino Lake. It is 80 km long and 16 km wide, and receives its tributary of the Jordan River. The Lake is also famous because due to its high salinity, it can float on its waters, and may even as that parties of the year, believe that you are going on the water. Following the rarities of these waters, its composition is not the same as sea water, since it is rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium and bromine, these products are removed and very economically exploited.
The Bible mentions great Lake on their pages, so its creation data from many centuries ago, in addition to the story of the Bible, its nearby areas found manuscripts of for thousands of years that speak of the dead sea.
In certain areas of the coast made beaches, especially on the part of Israel, for to attract more tourists to its waters. Its uniqueness being the most saline Lake on the planet makes tourists it between their privileged places to visit on vacation. If you want to visit the dead sea, I recommend you take advantage of it and also make a visit to the city of Jordan and visit with the city of Petra.
The dead sea was a finalist in the votes that were made to elect the seven natural wonders of the world.