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Timna National Park

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Address: Eilat, Israel
Phone Number: 011-972-8-631-6756
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Description: Surrounded by yellow sandstone mountains on three sides, this scenic...
Surrounded by yellow sandstone mountains on three sides, this scenic valley features ancient copper mines, the red volcanic Mt. Timna at its center and “The Mushroom,” a sandstone rock shaped by wind and water resembling a giant mushroom.
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A great experience

We went here for some desert camping and absolutely enjoyed it. Timna offers several days worth of adventures and extraordinary natural beauty. The campsite that is offered is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2013
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Jerusalem, Israel
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144 reviews 144 reviews
32 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We went here for some desert camping and absolutely enjoyed it. Timna offers several days worth of adventures and extraordinary natural beauty. The campsite that is offered is decent, although if it is crowded it can be a little annoying. It is nice to drive out at night to the little "mushroom" rock formation and have a finjan with coffee... More 

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Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We liked the hike to the arcs and mining shafts. The scenery was breathtaking. One day was not enough to see everything

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This is one of the amazing parks in ISRAEL. The butte of nature,10 min from EILAT you can find a place in the desert with a dutiful mountains and hiking, great food .colorful scenery, historical area. last time I've been there i flight in a hot air balloon and saw the butte from above . this was one of my... More 

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Billings, Montana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I can just imagine Moses roaming for 40 years in this place.... Amazing, colorful scenery and hiking areas, great historical information and photos ops. Especially enjoyed the tabernacle replica tour.

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Sandnes, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Like going back to biblical days. Remember to order guide at the site, the have trips inside the tabernacle every 30 minutes, but only with reservation.

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Netanya, Israel
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56 reviews 56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Right near Elilat this is great piece of nature. Dont sette for a half day drive aroung the main attraction, rather take a few hikes, they are short not too difficult and very rewarding. We stayed the night in the camp groung and were very pleased.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

really liked every minute inside the park. Much more than expected....... Beautiful scenery and activities

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israel
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Timna park is a park of natural beauty with lots of rock formations and is a wonderful way to spend the day. There is an interesting visitor centre at the entrance which tell the history. Don;t miss!!

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Jerusalem
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

It is an unbeliveble place. In ancient, mystical cenery. Beautiful mountains, Amazing view. Paint the mountains and rocks, as taken from a number of legends. Crazy colors. The history of the place takes us four thousand years back. Every corner of the landscape is a mysterious gem, beautiful and unique. The place is a dream for photographers seeking a special... More 

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The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Spent a whole day discovering this wonderful place. I don't want to say too much about it as I feel everyone should discover it for themselves and experience this unique and exciting place in the Israeli desert. You will not be disappointed. Hire a car so that you can take time to see and experience what YOU want to see,... More 

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