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Beit She'an National Park

Beit She'an, Beit She'an, Israel
(06) 658 7189
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Established in the 5th century B.C. on a hilltop south of Nahal Harod, this park is one of the world’s largest archaeological sites containing an entire Roman-Byzantine city.
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Beit She'an, Beit She'an, Israel
(06) 658 7189
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting this place is a must do thing, if you are close and like history. If you visit the summer time, it's very hot, but you can fill your bottles with cold water onsite. You can easily spend several hours here, looking at the old...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed June 19, 2017

It is a very interesting, well explained sight of an antique city that was demolished by an earthquake in the 8th century. The remaining ruins are very extensive, from the fortress next to the antique town you can have an overview of the city's main...More

Thank partyfinger
Reviewed June 11, 2017

One of the best archaeological ancient cities ever! You can absolutely see the amazing Roman city with the water system, the shops, amphitheater, etc. Totally worth an hour or two in order to explore. I recommend you take a knowledgeable guide to get the full...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We finally visited this park after many years of talking about it, but once there, wondered why we hadn't visited before. It is a wonderfully restored archaeological site, mainly from the Roman times. The site is about half again as large as Corinth in Greece....More

1  Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Brit She'an was once a thriving and rich Roman city of over 50,000 people. Recent restoration (last 10 years) has uncovered an arena, government buildings, Main Streets with pillars, public baths, public baths, wide streets with sewage and running fresh water, amazing tile work and...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed May 17, 2017

This is one of the most important historical sites in all Israel. The different civilizations that have developed on top of each other on this site give a fascinating insight into their life and times. The site is huge and oozes history. It is usually...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed May 15, 2017

The Romans surely had their architectural skills to build cities and leave a legacy behind. This place is one such monumental marvel. One has to visit the place with a very good guide to understand the 2000 plus history of this place. Summer days are...More

Thank Pervin D
Reviewed May 2, 2017

and then Egyptians, Canaanites, Greeks, Romans, Byzantians, etc... The park represents mainly the Roman city, amazingly preserved; excavated/restored not so long ago. Roman theater, main street. baths, market, whatever! Even a Roman public toilet - an exhibit, not for use :-) (NB! The modern and...More

1  Thank Heifait
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We were surprised to see another large Roman site. They sure were masterful builders. This is an interesting and well preserved site. It was interesting to see the model of the city in its heyday, very impressive.

Thank Arctictravler
Reviewed April 2, 2017

I had thought I knew the existence of most of the Roman ruin sites, so this one came as a complete surprise when we visited on a tour. It was the name Beit Shan national park that threw me. To arrive and find this amazing...More

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May 8, 2017|
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Response from AvrahamJer | Reviewed this property |
I think might try contacting hotels in the area. For example, there is a youth hostel in Bet She'an You might want to stay over one night, which of course could make it even easier
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April 17, 2017|
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Response from Uri K | Reviewed this property |
The working hours are 8:00 - 17:00 On Fridays till 16:00. The gates are closed for enterance hour before closing.
September 22, 2016|
Response from Rivka1502 | Reviewed this property |
Magical nighttime experience The "She'an Nights" presentation takes place Monday – Thursday from March 10 – end of October, every half hour from nightfall. Conditional on weather conditions and by advance arrangement. On... More