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“yom kippur” (16 reviews)
“coffee shop” (14 reviews)
“civil war” (7 reviews)
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Golan Heights Volcanic Park
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bitter cold weather but worth it. The funky sculptures on the path up were a hoot, but they were a real contrast to the seriousness of the military outpost at the top. You can walk in the trenches but the view of Syria is very...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can see the UN outpost and a bombed-out Syrian village but for me the real excitement came from hearing the shelling of ISIS encampments 10 km away. This was on the news that night. There are vendors at this site but they are not...More

Thank therese l
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came as part of a group in a coach. Most come here for the views as Damascus is said to be only ~40km away. The place was very windy and on a winter's day warranted the use of a thick jacket. So have one...More

Thank Melvin M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing views. You can see into Syria and we heard bombs going off Talked to UN peacekeepers very friendly and informative. You can also tour bunkers. Worth the trip. Be sure to visit cafe aman

1  Thank BernDude
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

There were many tourist groups who visit the mountain and observe the war in Syria. The views are stunning. The cafe on the mountain is decent.

Thank Ykeren
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We drove our rental car from Haifa to the Golan Heights to visit Mount Bental on well marked roads in excellent condition. We arrived to explore the Israeli Bunkers dug into the mountain for the 1967 six day war and the 1973 Yom Kippur wars...More

2  Thank LFDMinnesota
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view, way above the surrounding. Very nice coffee shop. The remaining of the bunkers is also worth a visit.

Thank Moshe D
Reviewed 1 August 2017 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
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