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Travellers talk about
“cable car” (24 reviews)
“snake path” (10 reviews)
“dead sea” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Arad, Israel
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"cable car"
in 24 reviews
"snake path"
in 10 reviews
"dead sea"
in 24 reviews
"gets hot"
in 2 reviews
"an amazing place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"mountain top"
in 2 reviews
"views are breathtaking"
in 2 reviews
"great history"
in 2 reviews
"historical place"
in 2 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 2 reviews
"judean desert"
in 2 reviews
"mass suicide"
in 5 reviews
"this unesco world heritage site"
in 2 reviews
"audio guide"
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"walk up"
in 2 reviews
"bucket list"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Entry is 28NIS plus another 28 for a one way cable car ride. They close the hiking path at 12 due to the heat. It's extremely hot at the site and there is no breeze. Allow 2 hours to look around. Stunning views and detailed...More

Thank Melanie B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour. Just hearing the story and then translated into facts. It was amazing what was built and especially at the time it was built. Would be cool to see exactly how it would have looked way back when. And the views were amazing. Well...More

Thank Ernest d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up with the elevator very convenient, 30 years ago we walked it. Up on Masada you have water, toilets and shade. One should take good shoes to go for this excursion and a hat as the sun is relentless . From All the...More

Thank Debrasso M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Masada a Symbol of Jewish Heroism. Our first tour of Israel took us on a day trip to Masada National Park and the Dead Sea. We arrived at the foot of the table-mountain that appeared lofty and impossible to climb. There is a narrow pathway...More

Thank chew eng o
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the remains of Herod's fortress and there are plenty of ruins to see as well as a magnificent view across the desert and down to the Dead Sea. You also get the opportunity to hike up to the top so that you can...More

Thank anniestravelreviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fortress is stacked with history and ruins. Plan to spend at least a half a day and if you are adventurous, try hiking up but I recommend the gondola ride up. We hiked down and that too was challenging. The remains of Herod's Place...More

Thank Orchid Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Masada fortress is impressive with its water system and other features that made it a comfortable refuge for kings and then after a period of abandonment, the fleeing Jews. It's height was not enough to keep the enterprising Romans away, and when the Jews...More

Thank grip652
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Masada is a legend of valour, quest for freedom and survival. The saga is mixed with fanaticism and suicide. Hard to digest and magnificent to observe, even from the distance of 1900 years. The newly opened museum a must.

Thank Nimrod l
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting to see the ruins from Herods palaces and more, but the view, and especially in sunrise was just amazing. So beautiful to see the sun rising beyond Dead sea over the mountains in Jordan

Thank Duvan77
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Did not have a lot of time but opted for a quick day tour from Tel Aviv. Utilized the Rent A Tour Guide via the concierge and really enjoyed this tour. Masada is impressive in both scale and design. The history behind this fabulous fortress...More

Thank Beth C
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