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Tel Lachish - Assyrians besieged Kingdom of Judah

This is an interesting visit to a tel (hill) of Lachish, one of the 5 cities of the Canaanites... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Arielruffian
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Singapore
Interesting site, not yet prepared for tourists

Tel Lachish is a fascinating site, having been a large Canaanite town around 1500 BCE and then a... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2015
Dan G
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Nov 26, 2017
“Tel Lachish - Assyrians besieged Kingdom of Judah”
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“It would be good to see place better maintained”
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is an interesting visit to a tel (hill) of Lachish, one of the 5 cities of the Canaanites - you walk up the hill and see the remnants of the city and get a great view of the surrounds in Judah from the top....More

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Place has important historical significance but it was hard to find. Once we arrived it was hard to figure out what is there to see. There are no signs or any information about the place. What a shame.

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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Tel Lachish is a fascinating site, having been a large Canaanite town around 1500 BCE and then a Judahite one later on, conquered by the Assyrians in 701 BCE and the Babylonians in 587/586 BCE. The book by David Ussishkin, Biblical Lachish, is great preparation...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Not for your average traveller, Tel Lachish (Tell ed-Duweir) is a key site for the archaeology and ancient history buffs. Excavated already by three different expeditions, a fourth expedition in currently in progress. On the site, you may still see the ancient siege ramp from...More

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