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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Arad, Israel
+972 8-658-4207
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Lynda U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Nai W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank james_anderson64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank 416erann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even has wheel chair access- fantastic visit. Me and my dad visited 3 times. The light show is incredible!! However web site says its not running, we were lucky to find out it was. Do not miss out!

Thank SimoneReid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for sunrise. Beautiful way to start the day. Outlook over the Dead Sea and Jordan is amazing - sensational views.

Thank UncleTravellingRich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Cruiser630560
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

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

Thank richdubeyd
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Going there at sunrise is one of the most beautiful sights you will see. This place is full of stories and values. It is preserved well and very accessible.

Thank Avi B
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