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Herod's Ultimate Location

After not being here for about 3 years, I had the chance to visit it again, and view things that... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2015
Temper43
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Panama City, Panama
Amazing History

Hard to believe that 2000 years ago King Herod embarked on a breathtaking building spree. If we can... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2015
cwbyesq
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

After not being here for about 3 years, I had the chance to visit it again, and view things that were uncovered since, it is spectacular, and will be more as the excavations advance, a bit off the typical road of the tourist, but well...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Hard to believe that 2000 years ago King Herod embarked on a breathtaking building spree. If we can separate his deeds and just marvel at his construction projects (a hard thing to do) we discover amazing feats of design. Considering the tools available, it seems...More

Thank cwbyesq
Reviewed 25 November 2015

After being mesmerized by aerial views of the site I made it an important goal for my trip to Israel. I arranged the short taxi ride from urban Jerusalem, and was deposited in the parking lot, half way up the manmade mountain, leaving a short...More

1  Thank 29grapes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Herod, King of Judea during the early years of the millennium, was a master builder. His magnificent building included the Second Temple, castle in Jericho, Masada and of course Heridion. You can experience one of the castles he built for himself during the visit. Several...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This Park has so much history about Herod in the 3rd decade BCE. He build Herodium as a government and administrative center in Judea and leaving Jerusalem mainly as a religious center. The excavation revealed much of the mountain palace fortress, the Lower Herodium and...More

Thank echoatan
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We travelled as part of a small group on an air conditioned bus day trip. Our guide was Michael & the tour was operated by Get your tour. It cost 126 pounds for two. Lasted all day & included an afternoon jaunt to the nearby...More

Thank Kittywhowearsahat
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I start with this title as when we mentioned going to Herodium we were met by remarks that resembled "can you go there" (due to its location/safety). Then the friends with us became alarmed when we had to drive through a security check point and...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Herodion, which we reached after a drive through the Judean desert. King Herod's fortress and more recently discovered tomb proved to be an interesting visit. We used Yoaview as our tour guide. I highly recommend Yoav Avneyon for a visit...More

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

After seeing King Herod's pink sarcophagus in the Israel Museum it was amazing to see why the late Proffesor Ehud Netzer was so determined to search for it in Herodion this place is amazing with such a biblical view and the story of Herod the...More

1  Thank orenrosenfeld
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Is a bit of a hike up the hill but it's a great site with incredible views of the countryside surrounding Bethlehem. Don't miss the recently opened excavations on the lower slope of the most likely location of Herod's tomb, which you can learn more...More

1  Thank Carrollcrossroads
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