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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Masada 8698000, Israel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have always wished to visit this place of pyrrhic victory, since childhood. This enormous plateau, thrust up from the valley floor, with the dead sea in view...wow. One can either hike up the old trail (for those that wish to experience the long way)...More

Thank Tenringer
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must see. 2000 years of juish history. I would recommend the ancient Roman ramp hike. On the East side you can comfortably reach the top with a gondola.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

900 Jewish zealots held off the Roman army (the outline of their encampments still visible from the top of Masada) for more than 6 years while the army built a ramp out of dirt in order to breach the wall. When defeat was inevitable, the...More

Thank LKF55
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy a walk through history, you'll like Masada. It is a collection of fairly well preserved ruins with an amazing story behind it that stretched across many years and many civilizations. King Herod built and amazing palace there and that's mainly what you...More

Thank LWood2277
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ancient site is amazing and a must see. Take the cable car up and down. Remember the sunscreen and a hat. The history behind this place is so unique that books and movies were made about it.

Thank Jubutld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When people think about central Israel mostly they think only about Dead Sea however Masada National Park has even more to offer. Beautiful landscapes and history of its place will definitely convince everybody to come here! For weaker/lazier it is possible to take funicolare to...More

Thank LadyDaga2506
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend a wonderful afternoon with my friend here. The landscape is amazing to the Dead Sea. We could not climb the mountain by foot because there was extreme weather condition. Thanks for all the staff and I would like to hightlight the security guy,...More

Thank Funtinel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went by cable car and it was a decent ride up while taking in the views of the place. Walked along the site and hear stories by our guide... reminds me of the Dovekeepers. There is hardly shade around the place but the views...More

Thank Grace545
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique spot in the world! I am so glad our Israeli friends encouraged us to go! We drove from Jerusalem and the landscape is spectacular!

Thank Cristina V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful old place rich with history. Ancient ruins of a 2000 yo fortress are exceptional, worth to see. It is probably very hard to climb the mountain especially if temperature is +40 C but there is always a cable car that can take you up....More

Thank Bartłomiej S
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23 July 2017|
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Response from calota | Reviewed this property |
We did not take the hike, and as you have, you are a better judge than I as to the difficulty; however, the cable ride to the top is also an experience. With so much to see at the top, I wouldn't want to waste time and... More
7 June 2017|
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Response from Josephhacohen | Reviewed this property |
Dear TripAdvisor Colleague The show starts at March till October, so your dates are O.K. It runs each Tuesday and Thursday at 9 P.M. you must arrive at least half hour before. the takes 50 minutes. The access to the show... More
20 May 2017|
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Response from 166jonathan | Reviewed this property |
Driving from Jerusalem to Masada is very straight forward. Good highways all the way- I just used Google maps. Down into the Jordan valley, bear right, visit Qumran, maybe EnGedi, then we stayed the night in Arad so we could... More