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Address: Kefar Rosh HaNiqra, Israel

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Spring at the good fence

Beautiful views with all the fruit trees in blossom. The locals were very friendly and there are some very good places to stay and eat.Interesting modern history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2013
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Jerusalem
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Jerusalem, Israel
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145 reviews 145 reviews
98 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

What a time when the two countries were so close to sign a peace treaty ! Today you can get so close to the border that you can touch the main gate.Only U.N. patrol forces use the gate and in darker circumstances the bodies of two Israeli soldiers were returned through this gate.Take a photo by the wall showing that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great Experience. Was a great trip to be standing at the Israeli and Lebanon border. A must for anyone visiting the country.

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Rhinebeck, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Make sure you walk all the way to the end by the restaurant for a great photo standing next to arrows painted onto the building that point to Beirut. You can't see much of the border because it is fenced off and gated, but you can see the markers in the water and an Israeli warship hanging out in the... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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216 reviews 216 reviews
56 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

This is just one border line. Nothing special. The must visit place is Rosh HaNikhra. One of the top places in Israel.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1,355 reviews 1,355 reviews
1,144 attraction reviews
807 helpful votes 807 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

The border line between Lebanon and Israel is not interesting, to say the least. The grottos of Rosh Haniqra, however, are absolutely stunning. You have to take the rather expensive cable car ride to get down to the grottos, but once you are there, you can walk through the natural caves (watch your step, as the entire place is extremely... More 

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Jerusalem
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Beautiful views with all the fruit trees in blossom. The locals were very friendly and there are some very good places to stay and eat.Interesting modern history.

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Very seldom have I ever been able to visit such a historic border which is so often in the news for war and violence; however, you would never think this from the very peaceful scene at this border at present. The soldiers guarding the Israeli side look totally bored with their guard duty; you can just see the UN installation... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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100 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Exactly in the border with Lebanon it is possible to visit the grottoes in Rosh Haniqra. Even when there was a war in 2008, it is right now a safe place to visit (currently, there is a security zone in the border, controlled by the UN).

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

The border is just a gate. nothing to see. period. but the grottoes are simply astounding- down the road from the border.

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