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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner got here early in the morning (before it got to hot), and took the pathway up. It’s a long hike but well worth the effort for the experience. I would recommend waiting for the cable car for anyone carrying an injury...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Murchu25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great site. Tons of history. Should pair it with a visit to the dead sea. It was too hot so the Dead Snake Path was closed.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

A must-have experience Mythology excites a world heritage site with a fascinating story that has been amazingly preserved and restored. The world's lowest place in the Dead Sea between the Ein Bokek hotel area and the amazing Ein Gedi kibbutz. Another access from the magic...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank EliezerB81
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Fascinating history and nice museum. Fabulous views from the top. Good facilities. Very exposed and hot at top so take lots of water but refill points everywhere. This is a must see. We hired s car and plenty of free underground parking

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AlanH528
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Be well prepared when you visit this site; as it is in the desert, bring a lot of water with you (there is also a fountain up in the fortress where you can refill your bottles), sunscreen and a hat. First you have to visit...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Definitely one of the highlights of my Israel trip. The cable car access saves a lot of walking. Good introductory video. I liked the fact that those portions that were original are clearly distinguished from portions of walls that have been restored by a black...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank BikeHawk
Reviewed June 20, 2019

The Masada Fortress is yet another "must see" site in Israel, not only beacause it is a UNESCO Wlrld Heritage Site, but because it is a symbol of determination and heroism for the Israel people; many Israel soldiers undergo their swearing-in ceremony at this striking...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hawkes2an
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

We visited Masada and walked up the same way the romans did when conquering the place. Really the recommended and non-touri way. Up there it is just overwhelming and impressing. The size, the scenic view. The history. Just everything. A must for an Israel visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Interrete
Reviewed June 10, 2019

We hadn’t expected to see these marvellous ruins from almost 2000 years ago and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Israel. Although an arduous climb in the heat of June it was well worth the effort as the view was truly...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JulsMelbourne
Reviewed June 2, 2019

Masada Fortress is a unique place on this planet. That people build this hidden castle 2.000 years ago is just incredible - and how they did it. One important point, if you are not joining a sunrise tour: avoid a visit from noon until early...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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August 11, 2019|
Response from MarekG706 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Max K | Reviewed this property |
It seems very unlikely that the site would completely close for either archeological work or for maintenance. It may close due to dangerous weather conditions, but that is a day by day variable that you wouldn’t be able to... More