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Overlooked gem! History in the making!

How many times have I been to Israel???? (and my daughter and family live there!) But it took an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
Atlit Detainee Camp puts the Britch occupation of Israel into perspective.

You need to book a tour and specifiy the language. You need at least 1.5hours to see and hear the... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How many times have I been to Israel???? (and my daughter and family live there!) But it took an Israeli cousin to take us for a day of travel to the Atlit Detention Camp, up north. What a fascinating place! the introductory film is excellent,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

You need to book a tour and specifiy the language. You need at least 1.5hours to see and hear the story and its really well worth a visit. The video presentations are superb and the explanations are clear although quite harrowing. I think our guide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AfricanStay
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Just a few weeks ago, I was privileged to visit sacred ground: The Atlit Detainee Camp in Atlit, Israel. Here many Jewish refugees were detained when they tried to return to their historic and religious homeland following World War II. What really got to me...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wordwoman54
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Atlit Detainee Camp was operated by the British from 1938 until Israel became a country. During and after the Holocaust, Jews from Europe were seeking a safe haven. They tried to come to the Holy Land. Palestine was controlled by the British. The British blocked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Annette M
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Is very eye-opening and important to see how the miserable Jewish refugees from Europe were treated by the anti-semitic British authorities who were in control of our land after the Holocaust. From one concentration ca. mp into another. But at least this one was in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

There is tremendous history in this place. The people were receptive. It does not take long and is well worth the money for the visit. Parking is free but it is a little out of the way. A good short stop if you are doing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wandering2urist
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Atlit detainee camp is the site of the incarceration of Jewish Holocaust survivors who attempted to enter Palestine, then under the rule of the British mandate. the European concentration camp survivors, instead of being free were once again behind barbed wire, albeit in somewhat better...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sabba1007
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Commemorates the treatment of survivors of the holocaust who were attempting to make their way to Israel. British version of concentration camp where Jews were held before being send on the Cyprus.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fred G
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We were given an excellent tour in English by Itay, who helped us understand what these detainees experienced during their voyage to Mandate Palestine and their detention in the camp. The presentation are very well done, particularly on the ship! We highly recommend a visit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LeeF62
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Atlit is a detention camp where "illegal" Jewish immigrants fleeing from the Nazi holocaust were incarcerated during the British mandate. You'll see the bunkers they lived in and the showers they were "disinfected" in, and the entire camp is bordered with barbed wire. There is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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June 11, 2018|
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Response from SkyeWanderer777 | Reviewed this property |
Look online for The Council for Conservation of Heritage Sites in Israel. They list an email and telephone number for Atlit. I would have provided it here except that TripAdvisor does not allow contact information to be... More
February 4, 2018|
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Response from LondonTraveller848 | Reviewed this property |
HELLO, when I visited I called and was told that visits must be arranged in advance. They had quite a few tours so it was not a problem. I suggest you call them now / when you arrive in Israel. I found two numbers online... More