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Incredible place known as the Jewel of the Arava!!

This little known attraction is known as the "Jewel of the Arava", located on Hwy 90, a little... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
Mitspe Ramon, Israel

I stayed in Tamar Park in 2017 for 3 days, and am goi g again in 2018, such a spiritual experience... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
riverton, utah
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“Not Impressed Whatsoever!”
Dec 30, 2017
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here the last 2 nights of our tour. We should have stayed the first 2 nights so the rest could make up and apologize for the experience and lost time. Our guides raved about the cook, but it was plain food, nothing to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I stayed in Tamar Park in 2017 for 3 days, and am goi g again in 2018, such a spiritual experience, I left my heart in Tamar Park

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Found the place disappointing. Our tour kept us there for 3 days of bathroom sharing while part of one day would have been sufficient. Only redeeming point is its close to the ARAVA Research facility which is worth a look at.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

A little bit away from Jerusalem, tel Tamar is a fabulous site to visit. It has 7 periods of occupation and can trace Jewish history back to at least 1000 once. If you visit Israel and don't go here, you have not seen the history...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Beautiful desert jewel ! about 40 minutes trial. Climbing on ladders but not too risky. Highly recommended.need

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Gilad G
Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is one of the few areas in Israel where you can see thousands of years of history side by side with each other. The site is slowly being excavated to show the various groups to have settled on the site, from, the period of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank John-in-Utah
Reviewed February 8, 2016

This little known attraction is known as the "Jewel of the Arava", located on Hwy 90, a little south of the Salt ponds, in the Arava Valley, near the border with Jordan. I estimate 30 minutes east of Sde Boker. If you love ancient architectural...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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