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Herodyon National Park

Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-595-3591
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Herod's monumental tomb

Herod built this tomb for himself. He was instrumental in the building of many structures, and gthi... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
AvrahamJer
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Jerusalem, Israel
Herod's Genius and Madness

Though we know Herod was a madman, he certainly had some amazing sites built in the Holy Land... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Lauren L
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Connecticut
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Herod built this tomb for himself. He was instrumental in the building of many structures, and gthi is his greatest. Only recently was his actual grave found in the tomb.

Thank AvrahamJer
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Though we know Herod was a madman, he certainly had some amazing sites built in the Holy Land. Herodium was supposedly going to be his place of burial--hence the enormity of the structures that still stand today. On some days you can go down inside...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is the palace Herod built by moving the dirt from one mountain to the top of another ("If you have the faith of a mustard seed..."). Right there that makes it amazing to see, knowing that Jesus saw and referred to it. Herod's tomb...More

Thank jamom49506
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This looks really marvelous. Hill is mined through and you can crave in caves and finds old cisterns and so. There is rails and stairs in caves, so its safe. Must see!

Thank Filip M
Reviewed 3 January 2017

You have a very good view of surrounding areas. On a clear day, you can even see the dead sea and Jordan from here. How it is built is amazing. Make sure you read up before you start climing up.

Thank SeungwonBJung
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We got there on a Shabat morning. The drive from Jerusalem took about 20 minutes on good roads. The guided tour in Hebrew started at 12:00. We got there a little early so we got to see a short film about Herod's death and funeral...More

Thank OritN
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Herodium (Herodion) National Park ruins are still under excavation. We were left fascinated by the discoveries and the energetic history of Herod's death.

Thank Noemi9153
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The park starts of with a video of history at the time of Herod's death. The ruins are still under excavation. True excavation work just started in the 1960's. Well worth a visit. The view from the top is breathtaking and gives you a great...More

Thank travellots03
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A must seen in Israel with a guide. The site is in perpetual discovery and it an amazing state taking in account this was built almost 2000 years ago. Really special place with a amazing panorama.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Beautiful site. I have been to Israel many times and have never driven here before. The drive was from Gush Etzion and was a bit scary. Took the road home through Har Homa, a better option. There was another group on site that was generous...More

1  Thank savtachaya
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