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“coffee shop” (15 reviews)
“yom kippur” (15 reviews)
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Golan Heights Volcanic Park
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mount Bental was interesting because of its geographic location, its elevation, the large bunker on top and its beautiful view of Syria. The United Nations soldiers stationed up there represent the tension ever present.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Drive up to the top and look down on Syria and Israel from this strategic bunker. Once you've been up there, you'll better understand the reluctance of Israel to return this land to Syria.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Mount Bental has breathtaking panoramic views of Israel and Syria. In order to fully appreciate the historical context of the views, I would recommend going with a tour as no information is provided on the mountain. Additionally, there is a good restaurant at the top...More

Thank cjkranz
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Mount Bental offers some interesting fairly recent history from the Yom Kippur War in 1973.. Make sure to explore the bunkers and batteries. There are UN Peacekeepers stationed there who willingly answer questions about their mission. It was interesting to hear their answer to my...More

Thank kekenkel
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great stop for those traveling in the Golan Heights. It is by far the best view into Syria and elsewhere from the top of this MT. There's a nice coffee shop and restaurant at the top and you can chat with the NATO peacekeepers who...More

1  Thank Drew D
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Mount Bental provides breathtaking views of Israel's borders and Syria. Explore the trenches, traverse the bunkers, and speak to the UN observers. There is also a cafe seconds away.

Thank MoeTrav
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

A really intesting site, with an old Israeli bunker & impressive panoramic views over the Israeli countryside & across the border into Syria. Make sure you listen to the loud-speaker narrations as you look around & you can also ask questions to the lookout guard...More

Thank lrnnnn
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Was in Golan few times before but never knew about this place, amazing fun drive up to mountain on the Israel/Syrian border with clear views into Syria, and surrounding areas, coupled with great history and you get to walk thru a real bunker that was...More

Thank JoeyNewYork
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Besides mount Hermon this is the highest peak. To the west you can see from Mount Bental the Hula valley and Upper Galilee mountains. You can see also a big portion of the Golan Heights to the south and north. To the east you clearly...More

Thank Giora_I_L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Before coming here, have a good look of the map of Israel and the neighbors south, west and north of Israel- and try to memorize it. Then when you get on site, or move in/out of the place, you’ll get an surreal sense of how...More

Thank Jeremy_C_MH
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