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Ashkelon national park

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Ancient ruins and beautiful park and beach

There are full facilities and lifeguard station at the beach at the national park. There are many... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
zevb
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Ashkelon, Israel
the picnic place

a beautifull park . very clean and nice. has a great beach for a swim. lot of picnic spots... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
יוסי פ
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Ashkelon, Israel
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Yarkon National Park includes two sites: The Source of the Yarkon River and Afek, that together form the green, serene lung in the heart of the most highly populated area in Israel. The beautiful, tranquil park has a wading pool, a magical lake and...more
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

There are full facilities and lifeguard station at the beach at the national park. There are many picnic tables and benches and BBQ stands. The world's oldest stone arch gate along with the ancient wall of ancient Ashkelon are near the entrance. There are ancient...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

a beautifull park . very clean and nice. has a great beach for a swim. lot of picnic spots. recomended for families .you can also have a barbecue in designated spots. great place

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

A rich archeological area, with excavations dating back centuries and including Canaanite, Muslim, Jewish and Christian remains. The beautiful natural setting is also good for a picnic, and there is access to the sea.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely to visit with the history of Samson and Galaila. I went with a local, make sure you bring your local identification. The price was 30shekels per person. Great place to wonder. A must see in Ashkelon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robin136
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I have often told people in the UK that you cannot travel very far in Israel without coming across a newly excavated archeological dig, a site of special scientific interest, a building centuries old, a beautiful park or pristine beach. Well, here you have all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

fascinating archeology and history of the area covering all of the different people who inhabited this area. Of course no mention of the invented people "the Palestinians" who have never existed and are a politically-inspired invention of the failed Soviet Regime and of the Egyptian...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

we enjoyed camping area very much, bathrooms are clean. there is direct access from the camping area to the beach which is great. the only thing missing are refrigerators.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sarit_1972_02
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to walk between the trees and historical buildings . The place is very big and you can wonder in the henderds walking path it have Very good place for a romantic walk or romantic picnik

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank achavb
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Very good place for camping and barbecue. The park has showers, toilets and everything is clean and well organized. The beach is grate too.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Iliayev
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The park is big and clean and has direct access to the beach. The beach has a good band of send, but no breakwater. Many Israeli families come to make BBQ in this park and some stays overnight in the defined camping part. In the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from Yoramor | Reviewed this property |
Ashkelon's National Park is great: it has nature and history, as well as archeology. You can hike through, but you don't need all day. It's a small park. There is access to the beach, but it is out of season- no lifeguard... More
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