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Masada and Ein Gedi Nature Reserve Day Trip from Jerusalem
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“cable car” (9 reviews)
“walk up” (4 reviews)
“rich history” (2 reviews)
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Masada, Israel
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"cable car"
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"walk up"
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"rich history"
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"incredible place"
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"dead sea"
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"views are amazing"
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"masada national park"
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"be careful"
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"mosaics"
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"ruins"
in 6 reviews
"site"
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"jerusalem"
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"insight"
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"desert"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is part of the Masada experience, you don't need to walk up, it was quite hot at the top ( March ) and you can easily get heat exhausted just walking around to see everything at the top so I suggest you take the...More

Thank anniestravelreviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

What a View Herod had !!!! Amazing place worth of going down and up from the top of Masada. It can be very windy there so be careful with your hats.

Thank Piotrul
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

It's definitely worth the steep hike on the stairs along the cliffside to see this part of the site. Not that there's anything that different or amazing down there, but it lets you explore and see more of Masada. It's about 10 stories worth of...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is not really a separate site called Herod's Western Palace. It's Masada. Herod is part of the history of the place, but hardly the major player.

Thank therese l
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Herod the Great's western palace in his desert fortress of Masada gave him all the comforts of home. You can still see the remains of the large mosaic floor and the luxurious three tiered living space--plus he had a swimming pool in his desert hideaway!...More

Thank Lancealot13
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Take the extra steps down and you won't regret it. The western palace is gorgeous and offers a slightly different view from above. Some people actually miss it. After you finish visiting the main structure (commander's room, storage room, bathhouse etc), close to the exist...More

Thank Mo C
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. The views were great, but the structures constructed on top of the plateau are amazing. The history of Masada is also amazing and worthy of a movie.

Thank Terry S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everything about this is fascinating. The seemingly impossible location, the architecture, views of the Dead Sea and history. This should be a must see on your list. We did a day trip from Jerusalem: Masada & Dead Sea. We had a driver guide which really...More

Thank rglaskin
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Masada and the old palace are amazing. A must see while in Israel. About 1.5 hours or so from Jerusalem. Well worth the time and effort

Thank Wayne S
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Herod is such an interesting guy. Can't believe he built a palace in the middle of the desert and no water for miles. Definitely a hubris, paranoid guy. You can see the mosaics, baths, and the views are amazing. You can still see how he...More

Thank Haley L
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