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Megiddo National Park

Megiddo, Nazareth 18230, Israel
+972 4-659-0316
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This archaeological site of an ancient fortress town has revealed more than 20 layers of ruins, ranging in time from the Neolithic Period (7000 BC) to the end of the Persian Period (332 BC).
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water tunnel” (26 reviews)
“jezreel valley” (19 reviews)
“bronze age” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Megiddo, Nazareth 18230, Israel
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+972 4-659-0316
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"water tunnel"
in 26 reviews
"jezreel valley"
in 19 reviews
"bronze age"
in 8 reviews
"final battle"
in 7 reviews
"strategic location"
in 5 reviews
"horse stables"
in 4 reviews
"interesting historical site"
in 5 reviews
"unesco site"
in 3 reviews
"james michener"
in 3 reviews
"palm trees"
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"king solomon"
in 3 reviews
"iron age"
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"jewelry store"
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"trade routes"
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"the crossroads"
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"amazing site"
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"biblical significance"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although it was a hot day and you are out in the sun for quite a bit of this, it is well worth the visit. Artfully presented, fascinating history.

Thank TweetieTravels
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Megiddo resonates throughout Judeo-Christian culture as the Biblical Armageddon, a synonym for battle and destruction. This reputation is founded on the history of this ancient site; located at the crossroads between all the important ancient civilisations, and thus a focus of conflict for centuries. Imagining...More

Thank X2550CNjohn
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Reviewed 3 days ago

superbly laid out historical site. steeped with archaeology and history. take plenty of water in the summer months, although Israeli parks always have taps (US faucets) and water fountains

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was quite fascinated by the ruins here at Meggido which is described as the site where the Armageddon or end of the world will take place. The ruins include stables of 400+ horses kept by King Solomon. It also includes a water meter. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Armageddon?!... I am attracted by Bible history and geography. This site is not a guess of the tradition. It is the r place. While you visit the site, with its archeological excavations, you can look around and see Jezreel Valle, Mt Tabor, and Mt. Gilboa,...More

Thank Dudy D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most important archaeological sites in Israel that dates back to the time of the Bible, Megiddo is the name used today for the biblical Armageddon, which the Book of Revelation identifies as the location of the battle to take place at the...More

Thank SmileyKay
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

It is an amazing archaeological site because archeologists have discovered that there are seventy-seven layers in Megiddo, each representing a time when the city was battled for, destroyed, and rebuilt. It is situated in the is the Jezreel valley in the south of the Lower...More

Thank Ramal C
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We were very lucky to join an Israel Nature and Parks Authority free guided tour as we arrived on Saturday. It made the visit so much interesting walking through several hundreds of years the place was inhabited by Canaanites and Jewish people thousands years ago....More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

183 steps... cable car... uphill hike... Some of these reviewers act as though they had to climb Mt Everest. First of all there is no cable car (that's Masada) and hiking the tel is hardly strenuous. The highlight of the site is the water tunnel...More

1  Thank Melanie B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

See Biblical History come alive at this ancient Israeli site from 68-70 AD. Ride the cable car or hike up the mountain. Take water if you hike.

1  Thank nnurse19
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Sharon K
18 June 2018|
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Response from Dudy D | Reviewed this property |
Giora answered your questions. There is public transportation almost to all places in Israel.
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Sharon K
18 June 2018|
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Response from davidjankowski | Reviewed this property |
From Tel Aviv Megiddo is about a two hour drive. Yes, you could stop at Caesarea by the Sea (Maritima) along the way. Maritima is an excellent site that takes you back to the first century and the amazing architecture of... More
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Su D
29 September 2017|
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Response from Tal122 | Reviewed this property |
A visit would take up to 90 minutes. Cost: 28 NIS (about $8) Hours on a Monday: 8-5 in summer, 8-4 winter. Last admission is an hour before closing time/ Note: the water tunnel (the highlight of the visit) closes 30 minutes... More
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