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Masada National Park

Masada 8698000, Israel
+972 8-658-4207
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Masada 8698000, Israel
+972 8-658-4207
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There´s two ways up and down, You can eather take the cable car or hike your way up and down. Whatever way you choose take a good amount of water, sunscreen and protection (Eyes, Hat) with you. There´s hardly any place with shadow and you´ll...More

1  Thank DjangoDjango
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing historical monument to visit , with the ruins of a fortress, Herod's palaces, and the remains of the surrounding Roman military camps and a siege ramp. Great view from the top on the barren landscape and the Dead sea. We visited Masada with a...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Masada sits on a plateau that boggles the mind considering this site was a place with pools, vegetable gardens and irrigation areas that supported a lot of people in the middle of the desert. Truly an amazing place to visit and learn.

Thank checkercab
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival to the centre l found free parking underneath the main building, there was a good café and gift shop. For a family of five l paid 175 shekels, which was slightly expensive, but saying that this trip was amazing!! To reach the fortress...More

Thank mowden
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a breath taking experience to visit such a site. Tragic story but filled with heroism on the next level. What helped a lot, was to read up on the whole event before we went. Make sure to read different writers and their opinions on...More

Thank Petrus K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Masada was one of the highlights of our visit to Israel. An amazing story and an amazing location. Best to have a guide to help you understand what you're seeing. Ours was not the best, but others nearby seemed excellent. Prepare if visiting in the...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Read the Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman before visiting to get a feel for what it was like back in the day. Built originally by King Herod, it was the last stand for Jews in the Jewish-Roman war. A cable car takes you to the top...More

1  Thank millie4t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip to Masada, learning and seeing all the history. Kids loved the ride to the top and the view was incredible. Only downfall was the rude reception hostel staff who seem to hate their job and dealing with the general public....More

Thank tenochsun78
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very crowded trip up the mountain, but an amazing place. Do a bit of research before you go to learn the history. Our guide talked so much about the history that we didn't get a chance to look around much. Took the tram ride...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be blown away by the majestic fortress of King Herod! A guided tour is a must to learn about the history behind this fortress. Breath-taking view to the Dead Sea. A must-see while touring Israël! Bring a hat or cap, as the scorching sun might...More

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Renee R
July 23, 2017|
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Response from calota | Reviewed this property |
We did not take the hike, and as you have, you are a better judge than I as to the difficulty; however, the cable ride to the top is also an experience. With so much to see at the top, I wouldn't want to waste time and... More
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Josephhacohen | Reviewed this property |
Dear TripAdvisor Colleague The show starts at March till October, so your dates are O.K. It runs each Tuesday and Thursday at 9 P.M. you must arrive at least half hour before. the takes 50 minutes. The access to the show... More
May 20, 2017|
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Response from 166jonathan | Reviewed this property |
Driving from Jerusalem to Masada is very straight forward. Good highways all the way- I just used Google maps. Down into the Jordan valley, bear right, visit Qumran, maybe EnGedi, then we stayed the night in Arad so we could... More