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In the wiki listing for "Upper Zohar", see the section entitled “Description”: The fortlet of Upper Zohar is situated on a flat shelf of a steeply sloping ridge on the northern side of a mountain known as Rosh Zohar (Zohar Head), southeast of Arad.
If you want to really enjoy this place, you need to have a car waiting for you down the canyon, near Neve Zohar. That was not our case.
We started from the Arad-Dead Sea highway, where there is a sign "Zohar Fortress" (מצד זוהר).
We started our hike up Upper Zohar (known in Hebrew as Rosh Zohar) - the tallest mountain rising up from the southern portion of the Dead Sea - 5 kilometers south of the city of Arad where the Israel Trail meets up with Route 31...More