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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 May 28, 2014

It was hotter than Hades last week when we toured Masada, but the walk through Herod's history was well worth the heat. We had a tremendous tour guide (Yossi at www.touring-adventures.com); his narrative, along with a touch of Biblical recollection culled from childhood, made the...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed May 28, 2014

the story of Masada unfolds during the visit but the dilemmas remain unsolved and requires some thought from the visitor later.

1  Thank tourguideIsrael
Reviewed May 28, 2014

A Must see. We walked up and its tough but rewarding. The views from the top are staggering. Sad ending for the community that perished.

1  Thank PhilipLondon151
Reviewed May 28, 2014

You can almost see and hear the Roman troops breaching the wall or better yet, the defenders going about their grisly tasks of murder / suicide. It’s an amazing tale and it’s a wonder that Hollywood hasn’t recently made it into a full length motion...More

1  Thank Frothnva
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Go!! And Spend the money on a great tour guide! You can walk up (about 45 minutes) or take the 60 second cable car! But do not miss this amazing place! Having a guide brought a lot of history to life for us and we...More

1  Thank Chantal42
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Our day started when our cycling tour company drove us and our bikes to Arad. We cycled Road 3199 from Arad to Masada--one of our favourite bicycle routes ever in spite of the heat. There was very little traffic so we were able to fully...More

1  Thank Vickie H
Reviewed May 26, 2014

I had heard a lot about this place and it did not disappoint me when I actually got to see it. From the engineering point of view it is an absolute marvel. An then there is the political and religious history that is fascinating. Also...More

Thank MervynGatcke
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Masada National Park is a must see when going to Israel. Not just there is history but their is a great view of the Dead Sea. Masada is 1000 feet above the Dead Sea. If you are going to Masada at least spend 2 hours...More

Thank NWS5
Reviewed May 26, 2014

The story of the siege that took place here has been adopted as a symbol for the modern Jewish state. A visit to this site is something of a rite of passage. Israelis adopt the "they'll never take us alive" attitude from this story of...More

Thank izyphotos
Reviewed May 24, 2014

The drive from Jerusalem takes you along the shores of the Dead Sea and the trip alone is one of the benefits of visiting Masada. Take the cable car unless you want to spend hours (in the heat) walking up the side of the cliff....More

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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
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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
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Response from Pstreet1 | Reviewed this property |
Also, as you go, notice the tremendous drop in the level of the Dead Sea. You'll see evidence of where it has been all along as you do, and where it is now. Since the 1950's, it has dropped more than 130 feet!