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Tel Arad is one of Israel’s most important archaeological sites. A fortified Canaanite city and fortresses from the time of the kings of Judah have been unearthed at the site. The remains of a unique Judean temple and an extraordinary water plant...more
If you are into archaology, then this site is for you. It shows you how people survived in this dry climate and area thousands of years ago. It also explains why the new development town of Arad, (where I lived for 12 years) is situated...More
A great place to spend an hour with a book describing history of this very old place. However, without knowing its history, it looks similar to many such places in Israel. Thus, highly recommend if you have a visiting book in your hand.
The main area is an Iron-Age fort built by by the kings of Judea during 1st Temple times to protect travel routes and farmers in the area. Excavations are still going on and the reconstructed areas are continously being expanded.
If you are a fan of ancient history, 4000 years ago you have to go there. You can experience two main periods of Israel history: the Canaanite and the Israelite. The Canaanite is dated to the Bronze period and the most exiting elements on the...More
Interesting location of this Archeological site and remains of a fortified Canaanite city and fortresses from the time of the Kings of Judah. In the midst of the desert at a lifted site you can see a great view of green rops to the east...More