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Mamshit

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This Nabatean and later Byzantine site includes ruins of two churches: Nilus Church and a larger basilica, which is believed to have been built before 427 CE.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're an Archeology lover, and if you have already visited the top 10 archeological sites in Israel then this one should not be missed. If you are traveling in the Negev desert, south of Beer Sheva and if you have time then this place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan M
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful heritage site of the Nabatean people who makes a market every Passover and Succoth holiday and actually gives a feeling of back in time together with activities between the antiquities and an atmosphere that even small children connect to. The park is clean...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank נדב ד
Reviewed January 7, 2019

interesting visit, very beautiful preserved mosaic. we were alone in the site in a beautiful morning in December

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marcus1900I
Reviewed December 7, 2018

This place inhabited by the Nabatean, Roman and Byzantine is a nice example of how the ancient conduct their life in the desert. Not all of it excavated, but yet there is enough to see. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank H C
Reviewed June 12, 2018

The story of the peoples that lived here is fascinating. The ruins are well described and are easy to walk around. It doesn't seem as if many people visit this gem.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 107adriany
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

The site is located on Route 25, about 3 km southwest of Dimona The site is a national site of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, and therefore it is controlled and maintained to the highest standard. There are activities for children, construction, crafts and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

It was an organized trip of senior citizens in my hometown, with a guide. The remains of Mamshit (ruins as well as restored houses and streets) are located near the desert city of Dimona and not very far from the Dead Sea. Mamshit used to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank R C
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

This location is where many peoples have gone through in a long past of many thousands of years. Very special people with necessary traditions of where to find water along the many trade roads.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank eddebruin
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Mamshit have various sleeping options, from privet tents (which you bring with you from home) to big common tents and even rooms. The showers are quite clean and so the toilets. You can walk around early morning to see the Nabatean city. Need to order...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tzutzu04
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Mamshit was a Nabatean way station on the Incense Trail for camel caravans between Yemen and the Mediterranean Sea. As such, the town is small but was wealthy, providing services for the caravans with their precious cargo. Part of the Israeli National Parks system, Mamshit...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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