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Beit She'an National Park

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Address: Beit She'an, Beit She'an, Israel
Phone Number: (06) 658 7189
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Description: Established in the 5th century B.C. on a hilltop south of Nahal Harod...
Established in the 5th century B.C. on a hilltop south of Nahal Harod, this park is one of the world’s largest archaeological sites containing an entire Roman-Byzantine city.
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This Park is really nice. The ruins are wonderful and you must reserve some yours to see all. Really amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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126 reviews 126 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This Park is really nice. The ruins are wonderful and you must reserve some yours to see all. Really amazing.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Wow. Very well maintained. The tile flooring is amazing. Somewhat surreal to walk down the Cardo where people were buying and selling 2500 years ago.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

After entering the Park through the turnstyles of the Park entrance (restrooms and gift shop, too) be sure to view the table model of the entire complex for a very helpful overview. Then on to the impressive and large main street (Palladius) with many pillars standing. Extends from the entrance to the foot of Tel (hill). Street is roughly 75... More 

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Beit She'an, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is truly an amazing experience. The area has been reconstructed so that visitors can see the amphitheater as it was in roman times with all the associated areas (bathing, bathrooms, meeting rooms, etc. In front of each area is a post with buttons which you press to hear an explanation in english or Hebrew. Gruides are also available upon... More 

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Florida
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Being at Beit She'an felt like we had entered a time machine and landed in the 1st century. Walking down what would have been the main street was fascinating as we saw the huge stone pillars that once graced the streets. The amphitheater was remarkable as was the technology for that time in history. There still remains a treasure trove... More 

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Burkesville, Kentucky
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Visiting the Roman Ruins of Beit She'an as part of a tour group one may see a modern city, the bedrock level and excavations of the Roman City from the 1st Century, then on the hill is the Tel - the ancient Philistine City. Rich in culture and history. Jesus may have walked in the Roman City as he visited... More 

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Katy, Texas
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place was one of my favorites as far as seeing the Roman influence in Israel. The view from the top of the mountain was breathtaking, and I can only image the impact this place had on the population at that time. Great place!

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Beit She'an is a site of old cities developed over all periods of history - from ancient times, to Hellenistic, to Roman and so on. It has a range of great Roman remains with, for example, superb baths and an amphitheatre. It has so much artistry within its confines and is a treasure trove of remains discovered fairly recently through... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Liked everything that I saw, how well the site is conserved. It was a revelation after a quake revealed the place. You can appreciate the bath houses.

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Netanya
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I like this attraction very much because it shows how the Romans knew to enjoy life here in Israel. The bath house is huge and the streets of the city are very wide. it is possible to see a snapshot of the huge earthquake that ruined Beit She'an. When you reach the theater don't forget to try singing on the... More 

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