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Address: Masada 8698000, Israel
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+972 8-658-4207
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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$750.00*
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Private Tour: Masada at Dawn, or Later, from Jerusalem
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Masada and Dead Sea Tour from Herzliya
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one of my most beloved places on earth

Don't know what to say - this is one of my most beloved places on earth. Been here several times, each one enchants my sense of history. This place is OLD - really really old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't know what to say - this is one of my most beloved places on earth. Been here several times, each one enchants my sense of history. This place is OLD - really really old. And the mosaics, the structures, what we know about those people is so extraordinary. Go and see for yourself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place. Loved every minute of the tour there. Took a huge cable car up to the plateau - big enough to fit in 80 or so people. Got to walk around the vast archeological site which carried with it remnants of the great palace built by Herod the Great. Fascinating history - the fact that he was so paranoid... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great stop along the Dead Sea drive. It is located just off the highway, easy access. It has a unique feel and unique story. My family and I enjoyed this. It is a definite stop, if traveling in the area.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stunning view from the hill to the dead sea. Advised to go there before sunrise. (Gate opens 1 hour before sunrise.) Fantastic Roman age historical site, ruins of buildings.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Plan your visit wisely. If you are visiting in the summer, it gets unbearably hot very early in the day. Stay nearby, maybe at the Bedouin tents, and plan on hiking up the Roman Ramp before sunrise, probably before 6AM. The Roman Ramp is the easier of the two hikes up, but with the sun rising early, it will not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I waited to visit this place on the last day of my trip to Israel, because I wasn't sure I wanted to do it. Once I arrived, I knew it would have been a mistake if I didn't visit it. This is place is incredible! Aside from the mesmerizing views, there's a sense of being a part of an ancient... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

UNESCO world Heritage site. Really cool view of the dead sea. We walked up and down! I probably couldn't do it in the heat, but we went in the winter so it was cool and breezy. Need a jacket and hat if you go in January!

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You owe it to yourselves to come to here. The view is gorgeous and the ruins are magnificent. Plus the history of this place is interesting (although disturbing at times).

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here by rental car on Christmas Day, so it was very busy. When you are queueing for the cable car, be aware that if you are not on a guided tour, they will be allowed to push in front of you, so you could be waiting for quite a while. The fortification however is pretty impressive and the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the UNESCO world Heritage site. Located in the Judean desert close to the dead sea. King Herod has built a palatial fortress which was later used as a last bastion by Jewish freedom fighters during the Roman siege. Can either climb up a series of steps or take the cable car up which is what we did. Also... More 

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