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Fantastic tunnels

Visited on my tour with Pizazz Israel. I was a bit nervous as this place is in the West Bank, but... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Tony M
Meir More is the best guide in Israel

We loved visiting the Herodyon sites with Meir. Very interesting. He is a fantastic guide... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Mimi S
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Visited on my tour with Pizazz Israel. I was a bit nervous as this place is in the West Bank, but it is well worth a visit, and the below ground caves are really special

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We loved visiting the Herodyon sites with Meir. Very interesting. He is a fantastic guide. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Mimi S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We supposed to go to the mountain to visit the old ruins. Once there, people speaking hebrew (barely english) started to ask me questions about where I had been before, where I did found my guide etc. very annoying. The israeli army rule the place,...More

Thank IoPalestina
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

See this amazing place built for Herod. Herod was buried here and they have re- created what it looked like where king Herod was buried.

Thank AttyVette
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Herodyon, King Herod's palace that is also his tomb, is a beautiful example of Roman architecture. It is made more interesting by the network of caves underneath it, which are cool on even the hottest of days. The site is also exciting and interesting...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It was a bit of new to me that Herod was an amazing architect or builder. Usually you just think of him in the biblical context if you are a Christian and I was amazed to find out he was so much more and that...More

Thank GregWB1955
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Amaizing ruins, well preserved... Herods tomb. Its a 10 min d4ive from nativity church in bethlehem. Very niece, a must see when travelling to palestine

Thank Daytona1982
Reviewed 30 June 2017

What a historically significant site! It was interesting to learn that Herod built up this site so his palace here would be at the highest elevation in the area. If you visit in the summer go early morning because the hike up would be very...More

Thank kekenkel
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It is amazing what Herod was able to accomplish 2000 years ago. The excavations are coming along, with more being cleared all the time. But the underground tunnels make this extremely fascinating. Beautiful view of the surrounding area. Need to be in good walking/hiking ability...More

Thank KristaLane
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This was a great place for us to learn about Herod and his excesses! We loved the archeological work and seeing the ancient frescos!!

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