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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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Very impressive. The history is unbelievable. To be there and to step on so much history is an amazing experience. The view is stunning. The complex is very modern and the food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very impressive. The history is unbelievable. To be there and to step on so much history is an amazing experience. The view is stunning. The complex is very modern and the food court excellent.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Amazing driving experience beautiful landscape. If you like to walk this is a great tour for you. No good for people with limitation no accommodation for handicap. Lunch time it was great and affordable. Historical site

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you are physically able - take the snake path up (about 1.25 miles, 700 stair steps and a gain of about 1150 feet). Going up is less stressful on your joints then going down. The views are stunning as you wind your way up. We did the hike in April, moderate temperature but it is desert - low humidity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We bought a tour and followed the organized group from Jerusalem.The entrance fee and the tour up to Masada hill by the cable car from the entrance was included, and everything was very well organized. Alternatively if you are not short of time is to follow the Snake Path and walk up to hill. Path goes from the entrance with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Nice film showing of the history of the place, nice cable car ride! Definitely this is a place you must drop by bring bottled water, a hat, umbrella and sunblock as the heat maybe unbearable to some

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

There is an option to walk up or you can take the cable car. My group opted for the latter and the ride up was an experience in its own right. Being hoisted over the desert in the surprisingly non-terrifying cable car rapidly opens up a spectacular view and gets you to the top in no time. Once there the... More 

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San Pedro, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I was here with a tour group for about 3 1/2 hours, and nobody wanted to leave. The plateau is huge, and we took in the Northern and Western Palaces, along with a brief film in the museum telling the story of Masada. While the buildings are now in ruins, they are still in reasonably good shape, so it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were fortunate again to have Amir, the best tour guide one can ever wish in this amazing and most fascinating ancient place, and the dead sea is an experience of a lifetime.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When I went there, I didnt know much, so I just enjoyed the view and tried to learn some history. I wish I knew the story before I visited. So I recommend to watch some documentary before you visit. We took the "airbus" to get to the top and the trail back, which was nice to experience what Jews had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The park allow entrance of hikers 1 hour before sunrise so you can hike up the "Snake" trail to witness the sunrise from the top. the hike takes ~40 minutes so you have enough time for short breaks to catch your breath.

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