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The Herodion National Park – King Herod’s Tomb & Castle

  • Herodion National Park

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In the Palistinean territory of the west bank
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An infrequently visited site, the Temple of King Herod was placed a top this man made mountain. A series of tunnels laces through the hillsides. Herod's tomb was only recently located after 35 years of explorations. The sarcophagus is on display in the Jerusalem Museum - archeological wing. Much of the lower...

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An infrequently visited site, the Temple of King Herod was placed a top this man made mountain. A series of tunnels laces through the hillsides. Herod's tomb was only recently located after 35 years of explorations. The sarcophagus is on display in the Jerusalem Museum - archeological wing. Much of the lower site has yet to be excavated - maybe UNESCO will declare this spectacular place a world heritage site and secure the surrounding lands for future exploration before they are lost forever. The access trails are a steep uphill climb of loose rocks and dirt. Wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots. No handicapped access.

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A splendid sight in awesome surroundings
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on November 11, 2018

The Herodeion can be seen from afar, also from Jerusalem. It is an archaeological site that offers magnificent views of the land around and great insights into the life and death of King Herod and Israel in that era. There are many interesting spots in Herodeion. Visiting the place with a group is not...

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The Herodeion can be seen from afar, also from Jerusalem. It is an archaeological site that offers magnificent views of the land around and great insights into the life and death of King Herod and Israel in that era. There are many interesting spots in Herodeion. Visiting the place with a group is not ideal because you might want to stay somewhere and look around for some time instead of going on and on. I enjoyed looking at the awesome landscape with Arab settlements. Take water and a sunhat with you. It might be exhausting to walk up and down the hill and the tunnels if you are not good at walking.

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Mass Tourism
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on October 29, 2018

Very commercialised thronging with people looking for a religious experience. It is a place I would willingly leave off any tour.