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Dead Sea

Address: Israel
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Owner description: Not only the lowest spot on earth, but also the saltiest and most...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Unlike any body of water I've been in, this is something the defies the laws of buoyancy. The salt and minerals in the water make us super buoyant, almost like a cork! Beware though, cuts, sores and eyes..it will sting! It also tastes awful! We picked up minerals on the shores that had crystallised. The water corrodes plastic bottles too,... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

I convinced my wife to go here because it was on my bucket list. We travel to Israel from Switzerland on a regular basis. The drive from Tel Aviv is about 2.5 hours. We were with a guide and he stopped at a hotel be we paid about $50 each to use their facilities, which I recommend as you really... More 

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Merrick, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Dead Sea which boarders Israel and Jordan, is the lowest place on Earth below sea level. This is one of the highlights of visiting Israel that you do not want to skip. Nothing lives in the Dead Sea. Instead it provides vast mineral and salt that are very good for your skin. One of the highlights that is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

There are many beaches in Dead Sea. When you come to Dead Sea, you must try to go inside the sea and try to float on the sea. So prepare yourself to go to this place. Although you can not swim, you can float on this place. You will not dissapointed.

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Roma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We drove from Eilat back to Jerusalem and across a VERY difficult road down to the bach on the way back there was a breathtaking view down from the main road and then there we were on the NATURAL small hot spring water pools!!!!!!!!! unforgettable!!!! The fear driving down and the pleasure of the water. Besides those the DEAD SEA!!!!!!... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Dead Sea is located on the edge of Judean desert and is the lowest spot on earth at 417m below sea level. It has the highest concentration of salt in the world. There are many hotels and guest houses providing services of therapeutic baths in salty mud. Also nearby is the Qumran Cave where Dead Sea Scrolls were found... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The shores of the Dead Sea is one of the Earth's extreme places, the lowest land surface elevation (-410 m). Visiting this special place is accessible and exciting. Unfortunately, the Dead Sea is actually drying up. The Jordan River which feeds the lake no longer sustains the water level due to lower flow from upstream human water usage. The Dead... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The floating sensation of this sea is surreal. I am a swimmer and to fight the urge to swim was weird. Also I suggest to get a mud bath and then go into the Dead Sea, when you come out your skin will feel amazing. They also have the best skin products called Ahava, very cheap in comparison to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Amazing experience. Everybody should try to relax in Dead Sea. Its funny and good for your skin :) Sea is super salty (9 times salty than Mediterranean sea) so be careful and don't swim on your belly. Just relax on your back and save your eyes from salty water. Also you can make natural face mask with the mud which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The Dead Sea region is at least an hours drive from Jerusalem. It's the lowest point on earth and it was cool seeing the signs on the highway informing us of our depth below sea level. The water is beautiful. Slightly oily and moisturizing and so easy to float! You'll probably last about half an hour before you start to... More 

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