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Address: Israel
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Not only the lowest spot on earth, but also the saltiest and most...
Not only the lowest spot on earth, but also the saltiest and most mineral-laden body of water in the world, the Dead Sea, which joins Israel and Jordan, is legendary as a source of healing, and has become a popular center for health, rehabilitation and beauty treatments.
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Liquid Salt!!!!

Yes, you can read a book sitting in the dead sea - i've tried it and can attest to it. While it was supposed to be a medicinal bath with the mud as well, the salt took ages to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Gurgaon, India
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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Yes, you can read a book sitting in the dead sea - i've tried it and can attest to it. While it was supposed to be a medicinal bath with the mud as well, the salt took ages to come out of the body. You cant visit the Jordan / Israel region without coming here!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We We went to Qumran the site of the Dead Se were it said the Scrolls originate,than went to the lowest place on earth went swim in the muddy salty mineral laden waters of the famous Dead Sea. The entry in the water is hard because of mud we go in up to the knees. Than got to the clear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I always wanted to go to the lowest place on earth and couldn't wait to have the experience that everyone speaks about who has been there. It was a great experience bobbing like a cork in the sea and not being able to sink. Truly a new experience for us! I highly recommend taking a dip in the Dead Sea.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I don't suppose any visit to Israel is complete without a trip to the Dead Sea, the visit was enjoyable but somewhat rushed at the end of a long day.

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Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This a very special place to visit, it undoubtedly one of the wounders of the world , the pease you feel when you enter the water , is like no other time you were every in water , complete relaxation .

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Far Rockaway, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I've been here so many times and can't get enough if it. This time I went with my family and again, it's still amazing. You get in the water and you rise to the surface. UNBELIEVABLE!!! It never gets old for me. It's the only place in the world where this happens, which is why i think it is an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I have wanted go all my life. Since I heard the resorts aren't great I stayed in Arad which isn't great but allowed me the freedom to do what I wanted. I went to a free beach next to the resorts and it was an experience I'll never forget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Dead Sea is one of the natural phenomenons that has to be seen and experienced. Arrange a stop at one of the many hotels and enjoy several hours placing mud over your body and floating away in the Dead Sea. Afterwards, enjoy a leisurely swim and brunch in the hotel. It's definitely one of those experiences you will never... More 

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St. George, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our bus stopped here on the way back from Masada. Several of the people wanted to get in the water, but from my experience in the Great Salt Lake I knew better than to get in. It's hot, there are lots of bugs, but I did get some water in a bottle to take home.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went with a tour group to see Masada and then go to the Dead Sea. Advice about the Dead Sea: Drink plenty of water before you go in. If you remember your grade school science, osmosis happens. Meaning the higher salt content of the sea will go into your body, and you need to keep balanced with water. That said,... More 

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