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Nimrod Fortress National Park

Off Road #989, Road 989
+972 4-694-9277
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Amazing Fortress

Nimrod Fortress is more recent than many of the Roman and pre-Roman castles around Israel. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Francisco, CA

Nimrod's Fortress is a fascinating place for people of all ages. If you are taking a self guided... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jerusalem, Israel
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Nimrod's Castle, lying at the foot of Mt. Hermon, is the largest castle remaining in Israel from the Middle Ages.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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Off Road #989, Road 989
+972 4-694-9277
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nimrod Fortress is more recent than many of the Roman and pre-Roman castles around Israel. It is one of the largest in the Middle East and was built in the early 13th century by Al-Aziz 'Uthman, the younger son of Saladin, to preempt an attack...More

Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nimrod's Fortress is a fascinating place for people of all ages. If you are taking a self guided tour, simply follow the map received at the entrance. Historical details within the brochure should be read as you walk through the fortress. There are many arches,...More

Thank fr1111621
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my most favorite sites. Not my first visit and most definitely not the last! If you want to experience a bit of history, enjoy an amazing view or having plenty of fun behind your camera lens, this is a place to go! Make...More

Thank MarykevdWalt
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Located in the breathtaking mountainous norther border of Israel, Nimrod Fortress sits upon the peak of a mountain, providing both jaw dropping views of the surrounding area, and and excellent and well preserved historical site, big enough to explore for at least half a day.

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

As you're driving E. on highway 99 in the most northern part of the Golan Heights, the walls of this prominent fortress are tough to miss. Once you make it through the switchbacks of road 989 you come upon the gate to what is now...More

Thank rdragon78
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Although it was extremely hot, the breeze was nice.. views are stunning. we explored the fort for two hours and found dark steps, indiana johns style lol, bats hanging in the semi dark rooms and stunning views. Highly recommend.

Thank Ayeletuk
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I visited nimrod fortress on a very nice spring day I hiked from the main gate to the top, it cost me 22 shequels from the top you can see very nice views all over the place

Thank juan javier C
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Spent the morning walking thru the fortress. Amazing piece of architecture and history'. Every corner a new experience and photo opp.

Thank Imagesanddetails
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The fortress has a nice location but nowadays all you can see is just wall and a few towers no as well conserved as they should. It is a pity because if at least there were a good recreation of the how it should be...More

Thank Antonio V
Reviewed 4 February 2017

it's a Wonderfull site and it has a beautiful view. we went there on a day during the week and there were no other risers at that time. it has a lot of stairs, so you must be a little fit. my kids just had...More

Thank Peppel L
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Michael R
18 January 2017|
Response from omrichef | Reviewed this property |
There are organized night tours. Information is on the site web
30 November 2016|
Response from omrichef | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the season, specific info on the web site
Macyhelle O
9 January 2015|
Response from shmuel b |
They open on 8:00 until 16:00 in the winter( you should be out by then) There is no local guide, and you need to bring one with you or walk by yourself with the panflet the cashier gives you with the ticket