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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park

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This 1,250 acre national park is filled with 2,000 year old archaeological sites that visitors can explore.more
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Bet Shemesh-Kiryat Gat road opposite Kibbutz Bet Guvrin, Israel
+972 8-681-2957
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have often visited the caves at Bet Guvrin but this time I did something different. I saw that opposite to the entrance to the park with the caves there is an ancient Roman amphitheater. The entrance is behind the gas station. Out of curiosity...More

Thank stanbroch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is hugenormous! We came down from Jerusalem without a plan on a very hot day, and ended up sitting in the car for a while with the map deciding where we wanted to go. The various caves and sites are quite far from...More

Thank Belleweather
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience for kids and Adults. One of the most impressive national parks in Israel. Several unique caves you can visit from the Hellenic period. Highly recommended.

Thank YaelR171
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We all loved the visit to Bet Guvrin despite the hot weather. The caves are chilly so it works in Any weather. We took loads of photos. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Lillan11
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We loved going to the caves and seeing the ruins. There's lots of hiking and bike riding trails, but you can just drive to each location too. Our girls enjoyed exploring everything and there were lots of picnic areas to eat at. A fun, out-of-the-ordinary...More

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed July 29, 2018

It's an excellent combination of nature and history hike that is highly affordable. One will see man-made caves from the Hellenistic period. It's great for families. There are plenty of rest stops and sources for water. The price for entrance is very reasonable.

Thank mark8man2015
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We did not expect to be so 'wowed' by this place as we were. The site is amazing.....there are lots of caves to go into including a dove cote, several olive oil pressing locations, water cisterns, storage areas, etc. Each requires a descent down (and...More

1  Thank aw0rld2travel
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We took a trip to Beit Guvrin with a child of one year and ten months. The trip is not really easy with a small child, but really enjoyable We did not do the whole trail, only the caves that are close to the parking...More

1  Thank Irena E
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic site of historic interest. Allie a full day for this amazing adventure of caves and, in one, tunnels. Yo make the best use of time follow the instructions on the guide sheet. The amphitheatre on the other side of the main road...More

1  Thank mrmeldrewthesecond
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Took my parents to visit this UNESCO Heritage site and I was not disappointed. A fascinating mix of things to see and explore, with plenty of interesting caves to see. I personally suggest the following itinerary (numbers are based on the guide of the site)...More

1  Thank coley100
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Gadi S
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Leslie E | Reviewed this property |
You can tour on your own but I highly recommend a tour guide for this location.
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Sorry dear but I also have no answer. Do try the national park authorities
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Many of the top responders at forums are guides. They could probably arrange it for you...
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