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Masada National Park

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Address: Masada, Ein Gedi, Israel
Phone Number: 08-6584207
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Activities: Walking, Hiking
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beautifull sunrise and huge historic signifiance

the place is simply amazing and if you manage to wake up early enough to catch the sunrise from the fortress you will have a beautiful view. The place itself is an important... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

the place is simply amazing and if you manage to wake up early enough to catch the sunrise from the fortress you will have a beautiful view. The place itself is an important historic landmark which stands proof for what a determined tyrant was able to build in the middle of nowhere and how his place of refuge was used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The most interesting and exiting archeological site in Israel. Accessed by the steep snake trail or by a cable car.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

the voices of the community members of Masada as they went about their daily routine under the constant threat of attack from the Romans surrounding the fortress, It is a most interesting place to visit and if you are fortunate enough to have an experienced guide as we did the history comes alive. Our visit was in October and it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Masada is easily accessible by Bus from Jerusalem and is amazing. You can walk all the way up, or take a cable car. It is a very nice place, with amazing views over the Dead Sea. You can still see the ruins of the Old Roman camps. If you look closely you will see many. There are buses to Eilat... More 

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Reine, HaTzafon, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went up by the cable-railway and came back walking down by the stairs/trail . the view up there is really stunning. i would go back to go up walking the whole trail. its called the snake trail. the desert view is beutiful up there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I started the day really early in Tel Aviv, I got up around 3am to make it to Masada by 5am. The highway to the Dead Sea was eerily empty, but once we got close to Masada we could see more and more people, with backpacks heading for the trail. If you want to see the sunrise from the top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very unexpected trip to the top of a fortification built during the Roman Times. Delighted that it was excavated and available to us tourist. Great view of the Dead Sea, and the cable car made it possible for us to visit. A little to old to climb up the side of the rock mountain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Nothing I don't like , we wasted a little bit time at the shop ,no one in the bus bought anything we walk in and out and waiting outside

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I enjoyed most the hiking up and down to experience the excellent views and rock formations from the top. The ruins are.. well ruins..some of the most important buildings are partially restored but not much really. Some of the mosaics are nice although you need a great imagination to visualize the history. Otherwise its a complete tourist trap complete with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It is amazing that people even thought they could scale this monolith to build a fortress on top of it in the first place. We were there just after opening (8am) so the temperature was still pleasant. We saw some people walking up the side of it but we thought they were crazy. We took the cable car to the... More 

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