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Spectacular views in the oldest city in the world. The center is comprised of a state of the art cable car linking Tel Jericho to the Mount of Temptation in less than five minutes. The cable is 1330 meters long from the base station to the top...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Elisha's Spring street, Jericho, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only really good thing about this was that it took us to the Mt. of Temptation. Otherwise, it’s your average cable car.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank crosswycke
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Riding a cable car on its own is no great thrill, but in this case you are rising steeply with great views--and never reaching sea level. The Monestary and Church at the top are a highlight.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cookpias
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

The cable car offered a nice view of Jericho, it was clean, and a fun ride up to the monastery. The people were friendly and it is one of the “must do” attractions in Jericho. We also had fun riding the camels in the parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank S L
Reviewed January 30, 2019

The cable car ride was part of our pilgrimage tour. The lines for loading both up and return were not too long. Car windows were not that clean for taking photos but still the view was great. This was the best way for us to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VW49
Reviewed January 29, 2019

Came here with our tour guide cable cars were good 6/8 people at a time up Temptation Mountain when you get to the top the views of Jericho are beautiful there are little shops there we walked up to the monastery a great view point...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 21, 2019

effective service. Seats inside cable car; seating limited to 6-8 people so not claustrophobic like Masada can be. Line takes you over the ancient ruins of Jericho and top provides excellent view of area. At top are boutiques, restaurant, and you can walk to caves...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tellana1
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Intention was to get on the Cable Cars up to the Temptation Mountain but I got caught up walking about and chit chatting in the ruins of the walls of Jericho below. The it got too late to go up so we found another view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank keons637
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Nice views of the city below and the area around, It costs 60 shekel per person which is very much for the ride up and down. However, walking is not a choice if you are not totally fit and have plenty of time. The views...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bvinken
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Had very little time in Jericho and the tour bus made a break close to the Cable car. It's a shame we didn't have time to visit the monastery on top! But just climbimg to the top of the Temptation mountain was amazing!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SaoPauloVirginiac
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

We took the cable car up to the old city of Jericho also known as temptation mountain. They have a restaurant on the mountain with a great view. You also have the option to hike up to the mountain or back down.

Date of experience: November 2018
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picie
August 3, 2018|
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Response from kakati_a | Reviewed this property |
You can hire a car or go by bus There are very good tour buses from Jerusalem. (Eg.Abraham tours)
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Harry2985
June 21, 2018|
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Response from LouisP2333 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to park on the street right in front of the entrance to the cable car service. It was not too crowded when we were there. Jericho is a smaller city. It is not congested.
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Harry2985
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Pranaya | Reviewed this property |
Around 60 NIS
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