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Ein es-Sultan Street, Jericho, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is what’s left of the Ancient City; as Jericho is the oldest continually inhabited city in the world. Alas, you get the best understanding of the site from the video you watch before you go in. Our guide was Palestinian and he was upset...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kendrab481
Reviewed 22 December 2018

The ruins of this very ancient city are located in the West Bank in the plains of the Jordan Valley, about 6.2 miles (10 km) north of the Dead Sea, and 846.45 Feet (258 meters) below Sea Level. It is an important place because this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

Tel es-Sultan is a place where we can find relics of many civilisations, walls, buildings, water tanks. If you think that you will find walls destroyed by Israelites you are wrong because it is hard to point it. There are a lot of things to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paweł P
Reviewed 18 November 2018

A brilliant site with several levels of habitation. There is a lot more to do, but the picture emerges that it was a prime spot from hunter gatherers through to post iron age

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jin6x
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

If you can visit here and see the walls of the oldest city in the world it is worth it! Amazing history!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JimW551
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is the oldest city - a Biblical story of the Lord causing the walls to fall - and lots of information from our guide. It was a blessing to be able to see the actual place and to hear the historical information. Wear good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank miss_jl
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A must see if you are in the area, our guide gave us a tour of the site and included some interesting facts about Jericho p, This is where the Israelites first entered the promised land and the story is well known. Go visit it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 897gerryd
Reviewed 19 September 2018

You got to put this city on your tour itinerary. The old city where they marched around and the walls fell down in the bible story was great to see in person. The tree in the middle of the new city was a sycamore tree...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Harry2985
Reviewed 30 July 2018

It's amazing to see the old city, and the ruins of the city walls, mentioned in the Bible. The view of the mount of temptation was also fascinating as well as the well. You don't need long here and I would only come if combining...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank O986
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Tel-Es-Sultan, has been called "the oldest town in the world", with many significant archaeological finds; with its supposedly 23 levels of digs is a veritable storehouse of information. Located at the top of a mound, there are few places showing what is left and what...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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6 April 2018|
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Response from Debbie L | Reviewed this property |
I went as part of a tour group. We were not shown a video, however our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the area and explained the significance of the tel. There’s so much history in the area that to tackle a... More
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14 June 2017|
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Response from Ken B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. When we arrived with our driver we had the option to use a local tour guide for 10 USD or go it ourselves. The town was inviting as well. We walked around with our four children for an hour or so and grabbed dinner as... More
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