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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park

Bet Shemesh-Kiryat Gat road opposite Kibbutz Bet Guvrin, Israel
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This 1,250 acre national park is filled with 2,000 year old archaeological sites that visitors can explore.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
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Bet Shemesh-Kiryat Gat road opposite Kibbutz Bet Guvrin, Israel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on a tour of ancient civilisations. Very interesting to see how the Idumean people lived - and why they left. There's a tour set up where you go through the caves and they show you everything, and then rope you into helping to excavate...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bet Guvrin National Park is located at the Judah lowlands (Shfela). You can find caves, columbrium, the Bell shaped and the Sidonian Graves.

Thank H2ATravels
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is some Indiana Jones business right here. We loved exploring this series of deep, maze-like man-made caves packed with history and adventure. There are tight spots, mysterious rooms and a few "wow!" moments This out-of-the-way National Park and World Heritage Site isn’t on everybody’s...More

1  Thank Glenn G
Reviewed May 30, 2017

My family had a great time visiting Bet Guvrin-Maresha! We had a very nice guide for the archaeological dig, and everyone in our group found some ancient remains. For the kids, (15 years) they felt like they were part of a discover, and we were!...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We were delighted to find Maresha. It brought the parable of the "wheat and the tares" to life for us and the pigeon "columbarium" was so interesting. I'd definitely keep this on my list as a "go to" place in the Holy Land.

Thank Sooz E
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Ancient man-carved caves. Originally used as a quarry, local population found other uses for the caves. Placed in a beautiful region of Israel, one can explore the caves and history dating back thousands of years ago! Don't miss the Roman ruins as well! There's an...More

Thank omri w
Reviewed May 1, 2017

If you visit the state of Israel this is one of the places u should take in mind and take of your time from vacation to visit this wounderfull place

Thank marty344
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Ancient caves dated 3rd century BC. Eleven caves and every one has it's history. Excellent to travel with family and children, but the way is long - take enough water!!!

Thank Yuri K
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Pros: Walking round the site was the best part of the visit and without a car I had no option. The views are fantastic, the spring flowers were emerging and it was a lovely sunny but not too warm day. So I would describe it...More

2  Thank backhand
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This National Park is on UNESCO World Heritage list and is one of the best in Israel. We loved it and we visit every corner of it. We came with a rental car and was very nice to walk around this huge park. Be aware...More

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Just checked Tel Aviv weather. Full sun shine predicted for first week of Feb. Great timeto visit.
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