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Masada National Park

| Some 18 km south of Ein Gedi or 12 km from Ein Bokek to the cable car on the east side., Masada 8698000, Israel
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| Some 18 km south of Ein Gedi or 12 km from Ein Bokek to the cable car on the east side., Masada 8698000, Israel
+972 8-658-4207
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did a self guided tour, took the cable car to the top. Breathtaking views of the dead sea. Audio guide explains this history as you walk among the ruins of the castles built by Herod the Great. Very hot and little shelter when you...More

Thank christychristy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiking the Snake trail from the east side of Masada up and back down gives a better perspective of what the people went through to live on this mountain top. Every item needed for daily life had to be packed in, this place had to...More

Thank DiverEarl54
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this site as a part of an Israel tour we took last May. This was one of the high points for us. For the sturdy and athletic traveler, there is a long trail that can be taken to reach the top of Masada,...More

Thank LAS L
Reviewed 1 week ago

PSA- Stay hydrated!! I saw a guy pass out cold. It's the desert, it's high altitude, and it's hot. But the story of the last stronghold of Zion, and the preservation of the ruins are stunning. The Roman barracks and the ramp they built. The...More

Thank DCInsider
Reviewed 1 week ago

Herod built this fortress near the shore of the Dead Sea on a plateau chosen for its' natural defenses during the Second Temple period. After the destruction of Jerusalem, the last of the rebels scooted off to this fortress. More than 8,000 Roman troops laid...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Climbed the snake path to watch the sunrise over the Jordanian mountain and the Dead Sea....a unique experience. Explored the ruins and viewed the mosaics, the architecture and engendering are incredible. Descended via the Roman ramp and the "runners track".....if your able to do so...More

Thank ParaPete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this site was a highlight of my trip to Israel. Our guide explained the history as we toured the site. It was fascinating and so thought provoking to think of what these people went through and how they lived on top of this desert...More

Thank georgiaw829
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knowing that we were present at such an historic location left us speechless. It ties the visitor directly to Israel, Rome and King Hared in one place. Spectacular and shouldn't be missed when visiting Israel.

Thank draws4430
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place full of history. Walking around this old fort was amazing, highly recommend a guided tour to get the most of the trip. The cable car ride from the desert floor is fun and the top of the mountain provides fantastic views of the...More

Thank CNDTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ascended by cable car and with the guide telling us the story behind the development and defense of the fort.It remains a symbol of the Jews and their oppressors. Definitely one of the prime attractions in Israel

Thank Jin6x
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Вероника М
11 November 2017|
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Response from Lancealot13 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free in the garage.
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11 November 2017|
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Response from Arya07 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, parking is free.