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Address: Masada 8698000, Israel
Phone Number: +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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$150.00*
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Masada and Dead Sea Daily Tour from Herzliya
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Ein Gedi and Masada Day Trip from Eilat

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hot but importanat story

you must visit the place and hear the heroic story. you can walk at the snake trail or use the cable car

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 25, 2013
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

you must visit the place and hear the heroic story. you can walk at the snake trail or use the cable car

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

We braved Masada in July - we arrived before 8 am and it was already blazing. We took the tram to the top and wandered around the top for a good while. The views of the Dead Sea are an added bonus to the old ruins. It is well preserved and, thankfully, there are shady places to rest -and (huge... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

Enjoyed a remarkable week travelling around Israel, a highlight was Masada, visiting with a fantastic guide, spend half a day during a long day trip from Jerusalem, including a swim in the Dead Sea. The history of Masada is remarkable, as is the facility, I took the cable car up and walked/ jogged the snake path back, which is really... More 

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Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

coming up o mount Masada really allows you to feel the mega battle tat took place there between Romans and a small group of Jewish rebels 2000 year ago. the place and is fascinating archaeologically,

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

I had visited Masada many years ago when it was more or less a pile of ruins, ascending via the snake path in order to see the sunrise at 5 a.m. and being so worn out that by the time you reached the summit it all seemed a bit of nothing really. Today there is an upgraded cable car that... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

As if rising out of the land on its own, MASSADA is something that has to be seen to be truly appreciated. The trip there generally will take you past a portion of the Dead Sea and that too is something to behold. You most likely will also pass Ein Gedi and should take the opportunity to stop and behold... More 

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Nahariya, HaZafon, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

On September 3, my husband and I took a tour with Bein Harim to Masada and the Dead Sea. Our guide Avishai Levi is very amicable and my husband found common topics to talk about on the drive from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to pick up the others joining us for the tour. Avishai Levi made our tour memorable and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

wouldnt try to walk up the mountains. would be too hard if its sooo hot there. went up with the cable car.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic engineering of this now seemingly remote place. Funny Joe king Herod had this spectacle built atop this high hard to reach plateau and he never inhabited it himself. The Zealots did 70 years after his passing. They must have been grateful to live in such a place at the time! Enjoyed this very much!

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Sandgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

To my shame, I had very little knowledge of Masada ahead of our visit to Israel and therefore assumed that it comprised a few caves in which Jewish zealots had hidden from the Romans. I had no idea that Masada had been a complex of three stunning palace buildings, visible for miles around, to which the zealots had fled and... More 

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