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Mount Bental

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Victory of Israel

Visiting this place brings an understanding of why Israel fought so hard to claim it and will never return this strategic place. From here, the Syrians has been firing their... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting this place brings an understanding of why Israel fought so hard to claim it and will never return this strategic place. From here, the Syrians has been firing their rockets into Israel against the defenseless villages below the mountain. The bunkers were very well build and can stand up against attacks by Israel. Be prepared for a good wind... More 

Thank Khuen555
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Friday afternoon on a clear day and we were absolutely amazed by the views from the top. Mount Hermon was covered with snow and you can see at least 40km into Syria. Being outside at the top can get very windy and cold so come prepared! There are some cool old bunkers to walk in,... More 

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Tiberias, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Volcanic mountain. Ben Tal Golan Heights. Abraham Tour Wonderful views on Syria and the Druze villag

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Landscape view of Mount burden is one of the most beautiful and unique Htftzmfiot shown Bisral.lahronh addition belongings border between Israel and Syria can even eat pizza.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

A special place with a lot of history behind it. A moving story about the yom kippur war. A must go to see attraction.

Thank aellituv
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

One of the highest mountains in northern Israel. Adjacent to Mount Avital there is an Israeli army base overlooking Syria. Immigrants mountain and steep winding drive until you reach the upper parking lot. And continue on foot observation. At the entrance there is a very nice cafe named coffee Annan. Observation itself is at the center of a large bunker... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this historic Israeli site where the Syrians attacked but were stopped by the Israeli army. The unprovoked attack was during the most holy festival of the Jews, hence the name "Yom Kippur War". Having parked you walk past metal sculptures made from destroyed tanks and the like. Over the edge you can see an abandoned tank in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is an extraordinary place, where you literally live history - past of the Yom Kippur war as well as current history when you look down over Syria and the Golan heights. The signage is great and it really feel historic

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Not sure how we felt about this crater top overlooking the UN zone separating Syria from Israel. The views are incredible, especially of the ghost town Quneitra. But lot's of propaganda and a disturbingly too hipster cafe on top blasting indie music while you can hear artillery in the distance.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

One of the highest peaks in the Golan Heights, providing spectacle views of the Israeli and Syrian Golan Heights. It gives a little insight of the 1973 war between the two countries. One can view at times the results of the current civil war in Syria. Sad.

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