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Masada National Park

Address: Masada, Ein Gedi, Israel
Phone Number: 08-6584207
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2-Day Best of Israel Tour from Tel Aviv...
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Ein Gedi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Walking, Hiking
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Type: National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Walking, Hiking
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The Masada National Park is probably the richest place of archeological interest in Israel. It is a well maintained scenic spot with clearly labelled signage. One could spend the whole day exploring the archeological remains and enjoying the magnificent scenery. The park is served by cable cars and there are facilities for the diisabled travelling on wheelchairs. In short, this... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Going to Masada and the Dead Sea with Michael Lev, Rent a Guide Israel Tours, was an incredibly interesting and enjoyable experience. Michael is extremely knowledgeable and entertaining, and he provided fun and interesting information throughout the trip. There's so much to see and learn, I definitely recommend going with a guide. Masada and the Dead Sea are amazing and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

whether you want to take the more physically demanding snake path up to the plateau or ride the cable car, Masada is definitely worth a visit. We took the cable car up and walked down. It's a well maintained attraction with clearly labelled signage and facilities. We were with a tour group so didnt get to explore as much as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The scenery at Masada of the Dead Sea, mountains of Edom & Judea, is dramatic. The archaeological remains are also impressive, like the storehouse, the northern palace, the synagogue, siege ramp, even the ruined Byzantine church. Whether you take the modern cable car or hike up the snake path, you will get a better understanding of the mindset of ancient... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It is a beautiful place with interactive tour guide possibility and nice facilities. Filled with history and amazing views of the surroundings. The mountains of Jordan are visible across the Dead Sea on a clear day. You can make it as easy or as difficult as you wish (walking the Snake Path or riding the Cable Car), as short or... More 

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Harrison, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

In a southern end of the Judean desert, this historical site stands alone to bring about the proud heritage of Jewish history. There is a movie, Masada made on this place and one should watch the movie before coming to see the place. As we took the tram to the top of the Masada we could see the Roman encampment... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The view it is amazing . If you succeed to follow and up snake path that means you are still young ., Unfortunately me at 42 years I up just to 60 % off all road , believe it is almost impossible for people who have more then 40 years . Don't believe it is possible to up in 45... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Historic site; 'ze'lots of facts of history. : ) Historians such as Flavius Josephus quoted. McDonalds @ the food courts. Loved it! <3

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

In my opinion... The fortress of Masada is real. The Roman army camp at the base is real. The battle that took place is real too. But the story, the suicide, I take it with a pinch of salt. This place is great, on a good day you can see the Dead Sea and Jordan very clearly. A good 360... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Hiked up the mountain with some of my party. Others took a cable car and met us on top. Views were spectacular. History was captivating. Enjoyed the film and museum, as well. Gift shop had a variety of items and was very popular with our party. One of the most fun hikes I have ever done.

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