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Masada National Park: Tours & Tickets

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Masada 8698000, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Masada is a great place to visit for people that appreciate biblical history and breathtaking views, despite that has handicap access ramps at the main entrance is not recommended for physically challenged people and seniors as there are too many stairs to claim inside the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TeresaN1395
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a schlepp up the hill, Hot and sunny. Worth it though, People have been coming here for the story as well as the site. It is a great story that we can all relate too. It is a mystery of human existence,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank simon1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

Masada is the fortress on a hill where approximately 1800 Jews chose to die rather than become slaves to the Romans. It is also the subject of a movie made many years ago. The construction is amazing considering the location. To tour the structure, you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really a must do, and with a guide. Short 7 minute film is a great introduction. Amazing history. Historical perspective is key!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This site was one of the busiest sites in my time in Israel, and it gives clues of how important it is. The views from the top are amazing, the architecture and historical significance is everywhere. To me, one of the better views is of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chrisdmcguire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is such an impressive structure and the walls, stone and sand tells a story glorious, violent, and courageous times that have shaped much of western culture and religious beliefs

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Yoskke
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressed, but make sure you have a tour guide to explain to you what you are seeing, especially since the most notable thing(s) to see is not at the top, but what you see from the top when you look down.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Buckeye_Ryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simon the tour guide did an excellent job.Great knowledge of history and most importantly such a nice bloke.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank ericalvar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to Masada involves traveling through the desert and takes some time. Also, it is hard to explore the site due to heavy sun and hot weather. However, if prepared to these inconveniences, the visit is very interesting both in terms of its historical...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mario G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mount Masada is a gem - definitely a place to visit when in the Dead Sea area. Mount Masada can be accessed from the west and from the east. Western access is through the town of Arad - it's a 20-30 minute drive from there....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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19 May 2019|
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Response from 715nickib | Reviewed this property |
I pre-booked a private tour guide prior to leaving the uk who not only drove us there but then talked us round the site but they do also have audio guides
22 April 2019|
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Response from TourwithOrit | Reviewed this property |
Ok I found what you probably read and it the cable car that WAS closed this year for 2 weeks for the first time in 20 years in operation to replace all of the electronics systems. When it was closed the snake path and other... More
22 April 2019|
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Response from yellowman2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there It was said that they are going to do some maintenance and cleaning works. To get correct information I propose you to contact the reception's desk. Sorry to have left you without any reply up to now. It is/was due... More