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Yehi'am Fortress National Park

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The site of the former abandoned Castle of Jiddin,Originaly a Tebetonian Crusaders castle,later... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
Majestic! Great views of the Western Galilee!

The Yechiam Fortress is a majestic, medieval fortress perched on top of one of the mountain peaks... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Yitzchak M
Ramat Gan, Israel
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Kibbutz Yehi'am, Yehiam 2512500, Israel
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The site of the former abandoned Castle of Jiddin,Originaly a Tebetonian Crusaders castle,later rebuilt as a stronghold of Dahr El Omar ruler of the Galilee, the site of settlement o Hashomer Hazair Kibbutz Yehiam

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

The Yechiam Fortress is a majestic, medieval fortress perched on top of one of the mountain peaks in the Western Galilee mountain range. There is still enough intact of these ruins that without question it is one of the largest and the most awesome-looking of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Yitzchak M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a must see if you have children under 12. They can run, climb and try to fit in some places adults will not fit in ;-) it's a great site with history and for kids is so big and mysterious, they love it....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Peppel L
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Ruins of a 13th century Teutonic fortress, later rebuilt as an Arab fortress. Entrance fees are extremly low (around 4 dollars for adults, 2 dollars for children above age 5). The track is suitable even for small children, I climbed to the top of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

All for less than 4 dollars adults and half for children . If you climb the 15 meters of the Crusader tower with their thick walls, the terrace will gift you with such a view to the hills and forest of Western Galilee. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Maria S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This park is easily accessible even to families with young children. The Crusader castle is in good shape (part of is is restored) and can therefore be entered. During the Sukkot holiday in the autumn there is a "festival"every year, with music, stands selling unrelated...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Carole G
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Well preserved piece of history, with good views from the top. Recommend climbing to the top of the tower. May be dangerous in rainththe

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

We've been there for a night time tour. Very interesting, the place is packed with interesting corners and the view is beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Gil B
Reviewed 19 July 2014

I have been here a few times because it is quite accessible from Nahariya. The fortress itself is quite interesting with a lot of 18th century building and some crusader features as well. The view from the top is well worth the trip but the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

This is a lovely fortress, located in the Western Galilee. The view from the top of the fortress is absolutely beautiful and on a clear day you can see the seashore from Mt. Carmel in Haifa to the Lebanese border.

Date of experience: August 2013
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