We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Ein Hemed, Aqua Bella

Neighborhood: Givat Ram
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Seven kilometers west of Jerusalem, Israel, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: 025342741
Website
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

This lovely park, bisected by a clear stream and containing the ruins of an...

This lovely park, bisected by a clear stream and containing the ruins of an ancient Crusader castle, is a favorite spot for picnics.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 15 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Great place for picnic near Jerusalem

Nice place to have a picnic , great place for kids. The minus is that it is not free. We came a few time even in the winter and there are lots of place to have a great picnic

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2016
raanananit
Add Photo Write a Review

15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 12: English reviews
Level Contributor
28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Nice place to have a picnic , great place for kids. The minus is that it is not free. We came a few time even in the winter and there are lots of place to have a great picnic

Helpful?
Thank raanananit
Near Jerusalem
Level Contributor
27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

If you want a place where you can picnic or barbecue, with little pools of water for the kids, a crusader building, grass and some nice trees, it's fine. Especially if you have a subscription for Israel's national parks and gardens. Otherwise, go to one of the many KKL forests in the vicinity, which are for free. On weekends it's... More 

Helpful?
Thank מיכאל ג
Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
866 reviews
326 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 533 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We went on a Saturday and there were many locals picnicking and children playing in the water. This is a beautiful, peaceful location. The buildings here(built between 1140 and 1160) were apparently apart of a farm. There are remains of an old olive press in the eastern hall. The large building borders a Moslem cemetery that is still used today... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ann C
Berkel-Enschot, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Ein Hemed is described on internet as a park where one can wonder under the trees and where there are natural springs. The park was very very disappoiting with a little guther of smelly water, a view point with no view and a park the size of a city garden (small!). The crusader farnhouse is okay, but not spectacular. To... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Constantijn W
Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I have not been there in a long time, but I feel there are many more places of interest that I would recommend before I would suggest Ein Hemed.

Helpful?
2 Thank Margie D
Jerusalem, Israel
Level Contributor
153 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We came by this place only by coincidence. You can walk around an arranged area and make a pick-nick. Shortly after there is the high old building which was suppose to be a farm house once. Inside there are still some old mill stones. A nice place for families with children.

Helpful?
Thank Nicky F
Tel Aviv
Level Contributor
85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

An old crusaders fort, a stream, picnic tables, playground and an easy walking trail for families. Lovely for a short walk and half-day in nature.

Helpful?
Thank Adi G
Jerusalem, Israel
Level Contributor
66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Tha parking is convenient, and there is a small stream in the park and some ruins for the children to have adventures. A bit dirty and sometimes crowded on weekends.

Helpful?
Thank mys64
Jerusalem, Israel
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

a beautiful national park (yes there is an entrance fee), with picnic tables, a lovely stream, beautiful archeological site- a great place for a lovely, intimate stroll or a family picnic, even to toss around a frisbee with friends

Helpful?
Thank rarnlovestotravel
Jerusalem
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

this is a beautiful park just outside jerusalem, complete with picnic tables, a small stream running through it, archeological site, and plenty of space for kids to play and adults to rest, stroll or even play frisbee. there is an entrance fee since it is a national park. Please keep this place clean !!

Helpful?
2 Thank Rafi N

Travelers who viewed Ein Hemed, Aqua Bella also viewed

Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
 
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
 

Been to Ein Hemed, Aqua Bella? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ein Hemed, Aqua Bella staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?