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Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve

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Road 3866, Beit Shemesh, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very attractive for families, especially in hot days. The trail inside the cave is comfortable and shows many kinds of stalactites. There are 150 stairs from the gate to the cave, but it's nice walk with views

1  Thank Gilboa A
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The case site is a work of G-d! The fantastic creations inside clearly price that there is a Heavenly hand involved.

Thank Aryeh S
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Splendid caves but make sure to visit with the fewest people possible... We went with around 20 people with kids and they were screaming and talking very loudly... Not nice inside a cave...

Thank Benur A
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

After climbing down over 400 steps, the experience of walking through the cave made the 400 steps back up, worthwhile. The cave had magnificent stalactite/stalagmites. Scheduled tours in Hebrew or English were spaced out so the cave was not crowded nor defaced by crowds. Structures...More

2  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It is not special, but is is beautiful. If u have time - worth visiting. I think about half hour from Jerusalem. The visits are organized by groups with a guide. Short movie before visit. The visit takes about 20-30 minutes. To get to the...More

1  Thank Galina K
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This place is unique, and found in 1968. Since then, it is open for public. There is many parking area, and you need to get down for 150 stairs, and then go up! Inside is like being in other world.

1  Thank Orenvil
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Nothing esp great about the caves. It was an OK think to do but I feel like the caves where "dead" and that this was just a tourist attraction. I've seen much better in other places.

1  Thank 401sross
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful site with an interesting history. You have to stay to they path, so if you saw the pictures and expected to be able to go nuts you will be a little let down.

Thank Josh K
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the guided tour in English . The Cave is amazing ! Be prepared to walk 159 stairs from the parking lot to the Cave entrance.. and back up!

1  Thank David S
Reviewed December 24, 2017

We didn't expect to see much here, but it was a great underground cavern, with beautiful lighting and magnificant rock formations. We were very happily surprised with this site.

1  Thank dlelonek
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Shelley M
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Noazh | Reviewed this property |
Hi i would check their we site
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ekpardau
February 9, 2018|
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Response from Noazh | Reviewed this property |
Hi . I dont know. Maybe you can check there web site. I would recomend arriving durring week days there are less peopke usualy. By the way there is a nice pkace to stop and eat or have a coffe... near by the place is called... More
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karla kriz d
October 23, 2017|
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Response from Moshe054 | Reviewed this property |
take the shuttle from the old train station in Jerusalem to the Ashpatot gate. it's free. then walk eastward and you will find a nice spot to take some pics. there is a path down to the tomb. it an easy and short walk.
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