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Megiddo National Park

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Address: Megiddo, Nazareth 18230, Israel
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Phone Number: +972 4-659-0316
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This archaeological site of an ancient fortress town has revealed more than...

This archaeological site of an ancient fortress town has revealed more than 20 layers of ruins, ranging in time from the Neolithic Period (7000 BC) to the end of the Persian Period (332 BC).

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King Solomon's City and Armigeddon

This is one of King Solomon's chariot cities. The stone manger is similar to what Jesus may have been laid in after his birth. There is remains of many horse stables. A bamah... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of King Solomon's chariot cities. The stone manger is similar to what Jesus may have been laid in after his birth. There is remains of many horse stables. A bamah is present, a place for human sacrifice. The tel is 26 layers. A water system is available to walk through. This is also the presumed place of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must see place . So many thing did happen around here . Beautiful view and an amazing underground water system . What a way to protect your people .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This national Park is good for an hour of sightseeing. It’s about 1:20 from Tel Aviv on the way to Tiberias. The most interesting aspect is the water tunnel, which was dug with primitive tools to provide a secure water supply for the fortified city. You can walk through it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because of our reservation at Nazareth Village, we didn't have time to see all of the park. But what we were able to explore was pretty incredible and had amazing views. I would recommend a few hours or half day for a full visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to get a sense of history and the change that fell across the land over thousands of years of history. Megiddo as you see it offerers a fascinating glimpse into the fortified city during the reign of Ahab. To see the size of the buildings and stables is very interesting (and striking against the more ordinary... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a history buff, Bible student, archeology fan, or simply interested in past cultures and civilizations, this place is amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You'll take a walk back thousands of years and be amazed at how people built their cities on top of each other. There's an altar that dates back 5,000 years. The tunnel that was built to the spring is worth seeing but it takes a lot of walking. There's a lunch buffet, souvenir shop and jewelry store on site.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Megiddo (or Armageddon) is a fairly impressive tel. It dates back to the ancient Canaanites and beyond, but has also been occupied by the Egyptians, Assyrians, Biblical Israel and more. Decent views of the countryside. A little pricey.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

On our church trip to Israel, we visited the site of Megiddo. This is a beautiful place in Israel and I would highly recommend it if you are touring Israel.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

This was part of our tour of tracing the travels of Jesus and the apostles throughout the Holy Land. By the time we got to this site, we had had about enough of ruins.

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