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

  • Herodion National Park

TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor ReviewsBased on 248 traveler reviews
A wonderful trip for the whole family
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 11, 2017

The Herodyon, King Herod's palace that is also his tomb, is a beautiful example of Roman architecture. It is made more interesting by the network of caves underneath it, which are cool on even the hottest of days. The site is also exciting and interesting for children.

Amazing examples of Herod's architecture
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 10, 2017

It was a bit of new to me that Herod was an amazing architect or builder. Usually you just think of him in the biblical context if you are a Christian and I was amazed to find out he was so much more and that his particular architectural style is unique, beautiful and...

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It was a bit of new to me that Herod was an amazing architect or builder. Usually you just think of him in the biblical context if you are a Christian and I was amazed to find out he was so much more and that his particular architectural style is unique, beautiful and has stood the test of time.

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Herods Tomb with views to Bethlehem
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 1, 2017

Amaizing ruins, well preserved... Herods tomb. Its a 10 min d4ive from nativity church in bethlehem. Very niece, a must see when travelling to palestine

Herod's tomb
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on June 30, 2017

What a historically significant site! It was interesting to learn that Herod built up this site so his palace here would be at the highest elevation in the area. If you visit in the summer go early morning because the hike up would be very strenuous in the heat later in the day.

Amazing ruins that are still being excavated
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on June 24, 2017

It is amazing what Herod was able to accomplish 2000 years ago. The excavations are coming along, with more being cleared all the time. But the underground tunnels make this extremely fascinating. Beautiful view of the surrounding area. Need to be in good walking/hiking ability though. It is quite the hike up, and they...

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It is amazing what Herod was able to accomplish 2000 years ago. The excavations are coming along, with more being cleared all the time. But the underground tunnels make this extremely fascinating. Beautiful view of the surrounding area. Need to be in good walking/hiking ability though. It is quite the hike up, and they are huge steps down.

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