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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park

Bet Shemesh-Kiryat Gat road opposite Kibbutz Bet Guvrin, Israel
+972 8-681-2957
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This 1,250 acre national park is filled with 2,000 year old archaeological sites that visitors can explore.
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“all ages” (9 reviews)
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Bet Shemesh-Kiryat Gat road opposite Kibbutz Bet Guvrin, Israel
+972 8-681-2957

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Bet Guvrin itself is fascinating, covering multiple historical ages including Roman, Hellenistic, and Israelite. The caves and and structures are intriguing and reveal agreat deal about the residents of different time periods. Best of all, if you can do it, is to participate as a...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Visited on a tour of ancient civilisations. Very interesting to see how the Idumean people lived - and why they left. There's a tour set up where you go through the caves and they show you everything, and then rope you into helping to excavate...More

Thank SunnydaleHuis
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Bet Guvrin National Park is located at the Judah lowlands (Shfela). You can find caves, columbrium, the Bell shaped and the Sidonian Graves.

Thank H2ATravels
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is some Indiana Jones business right here. We loved exploring this series of deep, maze-like man-made caves packed with history and adventure. There are tight spots, mysterious rooms and a few "wow!" moments This out-of-the-way National Park and World Heritage Site isn’t on everybody’s...More

1  Thank Glenn G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My family had a great time visiting Bet Guvrin-Maresha! We had a very nice guide for the archaeological dig, and everyone in our group found some ancient remains. For the kids, (15 years) they felt like they were part of a discover, and we were!...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were delighted to find Maresha. It brought the parable of the "wheat and the tares" to life for us and the pigeon "columbarium" was so interesting. I'd definitely keep this on my list as a "go to" place in the Holy Land.

Thank Sooz E
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Ancient man-carved caves. Originally used as a quarry, local population found other uses for the caves. Placed in a beautiful region of Israel, one can explore the caves and history dating back thousands of years ago! Don't miss the Roman ruins as well! There's an...More

Thank omri w
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you visit the state of Israel this is one of the places u should take in mind and take of your time from vacation to visit this wounderfull place

Thank marty344
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Ancient caves dated 3rd century BC. Eleven caves and every one has it's history. Excellent to travel with family and children, but the way is long - take enough water!!!

Thank Yuri K
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Pros: Walking round the site was the best part of the visit and without a car I had no option. The views are fantastic, the spring flowers were emerging and it was a lovely sunny but not too warm day. So I would describe it...More

2  Thank backhand
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Just checked Tel Aviv weather. Full sun shine predicted for first week of Feb. Great timeto visit.

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