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Our tour group took the large cable car up to the top of the mountain that is MASADA - UNESCO World Heritage Site - King Herod's magnificent mountain-top palace and fortress - and site of the last Jewish revolt against the Romans in 73AD.
Hiked up the snake path to watch the sunrise over the Jordanian hills. One of the most beautiful sights. The early start to get there was well worth it & some.
The ruins are amazing....a real masterclass in engineering of the time. The preserved mosaics...More
This place must have been pretty cool in its day you can get the cable car up or walk it with take you just over 1hr take lots of water if you decide to do this as it’s steep and hot. The view from the...More
After not being there for so long...
Masada has 2 very interesting stories;
Of the crazy paranoid King who built it, and of the last battle of the mutineers and the General who subdued them. There are rest places, a great hiking path to the...More
Cable car ride is best experienced standing in last car at the back by window. Nice view into that valley as car ascends to the top. Get your tickets. Recommend spending 20 NIS on audio guide which includes entry to the museum. Audio is very...More
If you’re looking for an authentic trip back in time, climb the Roman ramp at Masada to see the ancient fortress and its spectacular views from the top. One can only marvel at the engineering required both to build the fortress and then to conquer...More
We took the first bus (384) from Arad to Masada to climb the snake path. Which took us about 50 minutes to get to the top (recommend taking water!). There is another path on the other side of Masada which looks easier. It's worth the...More