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Tel Arad National Park

| Road 80, Beersheba, Israel
+972 8-699-2444
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Tel Arad is one of Israel’s most important archaeological sites. A fortified Canaanite city and fortresses from the time of the kings of Judah have been unearthed at the site. The remains of a unique Judean temple and an extraordinary water plant from the times of the Judean kings were discovered in the fortresses. The national park offers campgrounds, a cafeteria and the opportunity to hold events there. A tour of Tel Arad takes between one to two hours.
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| Road 80, Beersheba, Israel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here while walking the Israel National Trail for a look then stopped for the night. Outstanding ruins and well worth every step. Fab campgrounds with great facilities.

Thank Laritwoshoes
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The main area is an Iron-Age fort built by by the kings of Judea during 1st Temple times to protect travel routes and farmers in the area. Excavations are still going on and the reconstructed areas are continously being expanded.

1  Thank Moshe D
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you are a fan of ancient history, 4000 years ago you have to go there. You can experience two main periods of Israel history: the Canaanite and the Israelite. The Canaanite is dated to the Bronze period and the most exiting elements on the...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Interesting location of this Archeological site and remains of a fortified Canaanite city and fortresses from the time of the Kings of Judah. In the midst of the desert at a lifted site you can see a great view of green rops to the east...More

Thank Eyal T
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a well maintained site of significant historic interest. We had a guide and the whole tour was fascinating. I'd recommend a guide.

Thank Adrian L
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We spent about 2 hours here wandering around the ruins. There were signs in English, Hebrew and Arabic with lots of historical information. It was very impressive and well maintained.

Thank Judy L
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

About ten kilometers north of the new town of Arad on theeastern road.Abiblical town excavated by the archeologist Ruth Amiran from the Hebrew University,Great place famous for big number of clay letters in old Hebrew studied by computer dictionary with results of very high literacy...More

Thank airport2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nabatean ruins in the heart of the Negev. Beautifully intact walls, and if you have a discerning eye you may spot some carved stone features or painted pot sherds. A pretty epic place if you're into archaeology or history.

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

It was my first time here at Tel Arad. It was a sunny day and there was humidity but it was worth it. Always take drinking water.

1  Thank LoveLife777777
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

The place is defined as a National Park. Entrance fee required. If you do not stay to sleep, suitable for a visit of two to three hours. Those who are interested to sleep on site, there is an additional charge. You can spend the night...More

3  Thank Eyal A
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