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Megiddo National Park

Megiddo, Nazareth 18230, Israel
+972 4-659-0316
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This archaeological site of an ancient fortress town has revealed more than 20 layers of ruins, ranging in time from the Neolithic Period (7000 BC) to the end of the Persian Period (332 BC).
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Megiddo, Nazareth 18230, Israel
+972 4-659-0316
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Megiddo was destroyed and rebuilt at least 26 times. It overlooks the beautiful and fertile Jezreel Valley, also known as Har-megeddon (Armegeddon). Its long history and strategic location can lead to a lot of reasonable speculation such as Abram (Abraham) may have stopped here. A...More

Thank RR_Mville
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to see here. What there is is very interesting. Seems like a lot more excavation is required. If you have time you should stop and check it out.

Thank Jubutld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in OT history this is a must. Good views over Jezreel. Sight of Canaanite altar. Exit via underground water passage.

Thank r_a_beattie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is not a lot to see compared to Bet She'an or Caesarea but lots of history in this site. A fortified hilltop for centuries commanding one of the main historical trade routes. Nice movie to start with. Small gift shop. There is a restaurant...More

Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Like many other sites in Israel one can enter ancient cities,as their foundations are exposed through years of excavations, and imagine how the city ruled thousands of years ago. Beautiful preserved walls, stables and water cisterns are to be seen. The air-conditioned museum and shop...More

Thank MarykevdWalt
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Megiddo, Armageddon, is a biblical site and an historic landmark. The beginning of the end happens here. For tourists, the view is beautiful and the history is fascinating. It is a little athletic but worth it.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Not much shade, bring bottle water; where comfortable shoes; views are amazing. Wonderful site. Count on being there about an hour

Thank Mickey T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The history of Megiddo goes back to at least the 15th Century BC. This area was the crossroads between Egypt and Mesopotamia. Megiddo is the location in Revelations where the battle of armageddon will take place. There is much to see and ponder here.

Thank kekenkel
Reviewed 11 July 2017

In this place grow a big part of Israel story, has many ruins of 5,000 to 8,000 years back in the story.

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I very much enjoyed our tour through this park. Our guide was excellent. Learning about how a "Tel" is formed was really interesting. Another example of the amazing land that Israel is.

Thank ipwnbbq
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Rachel M
15 December 2016|
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Response from SweeneyToot | Reviewed this property |
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25 October 2016|
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Megiddo is easily accessable from both Tel Aviv and Haifa. There is no problem whatsoever to visit it alone, if you go to the museam first, and get a right impression what you are going to sea further. This done, you may... More
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9 April 2016|
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Response from lone6star | Reviewed this property |
No guides, but many people come here as part of a group tour. Perhaps contact one of the Tour companies to see if you can tag along.