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Mamshit National Park

Mamshit National Park Is Located on the Be'er Sheva-Dimona Road (No. 25) | About 8 Km Southeast of Dimona, Dimona, Israel
+972 8-655-6478
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One of the oldest places in the Negev

This location is where many peoples have gone through in a long past of many thousands of years... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
eddebruin
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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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Great place for camping

Mamshit have various sleeping options, from privet tents (which you bring with you from home) to... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Tzutzu04
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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Mamshit National Park Is Located on the Be'er Sheva-Dimona Road (No. 25) | About 8 Km Southeast of Dimona, Dimona, Israel
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This location is where many peoples have gone through in a long past of many thousands of years. Very special people with necessary traditions of where to find water along the many trade roads.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Mamshit have various sleeping options, from privet tents (which you bring with you from home) to big common tents and even rooms. The showers are quite clean and so the toilets. You can walk around early morning to see the Nabatean city. Need to order...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Mamshit was a Nabatean way station on the Incense Trail for camel caravans between Yemen and the Mediterranean Sea. As such, the town is small but was wealthy, providing services for the caravans with their precious cargo. Part of the Israeli National Parks system, Mamshit...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

It is very interesting for a short visit to see the Roman and Byzantine time Nabataean city especially if one visited also Petra.Within one hour time you can probably see all the main highlights including the city gate, the wealthy house and St Nilus church....More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This site - a UNESCO world heritage site - could be so much more, but is poorly maintained, staffed and visited, and is such a missed opportunity. Maintanance is so poor that almost all information signs are damaged. Such a shame.

1  Thank Guy D
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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable couple of hours looking around the site. There was plenty of information about the history of the area and stunning views. Good value

1  Thank trudymus
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Mamshit offers a fine opportunity to experience little history and stretch your back in the middle of the way to Eilat. Though this fairly large town is mostly ruins, much not excavated yet, it offers some well-preserved points of interest. Most impressive is the ability...More

Thank Menahem K
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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Our moshav had our Tu bishsvat trip here... Did a short walk in the riverbed, which was beautiful and small flowers blooming everywhere! The ruins of the old city is amazing and there is even still an amazing mosaic to see!

Thank Hanna G
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Used to be part of the Incence route, this large excavated site has many lovely mosaics amongst its ruins. The route is well-marked and the leaflet you get at the entrance provides you with relevant information.

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Went on Sukot for the show, Israeli musicians, and venders. The site is worth a visit, amazing history and views!

Thank llessurtx
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