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Mamshit

Dimona, Israel
+972 8-655-6478
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Private Negev Tour from Beersheba Sde Boker or Mitspe Ramon
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This Nabatean and later Byzantine site includes ruins of two churches: Nilus Church and a larger basilica, which is believed to have been built before 427 CE.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The site is located on Route 25, about 3 km southwest of Dimona The site is a national site of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, and therefore it is controlled and maintained to the highest standard. There are activities for children, construction, crafts and...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was an organized trip of senior citizens in my hometown, with a guide. The remains of Mamshit (ruins as well as restored houses and streets) are located near the desert city of Dimona and not very far from the Dead Sea. Mamshit used to...More

Thank R C
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

A desert city in the Negev- a UNESCO World Heritage site. The site is much larger than I realized it would be. An excellent English brochure is available at check in. The Nabatu house has a room with impressive Greek frescoes on the ceiling. When...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Mamshit was a stop for us in a 3 day trip to the Negev. The place seemed to have more lenient visiting ours than other tourists spots that we've been to. We walked through the ancient buildings, using the explanation signs put up to better...More

1  Thank MyJam0
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Very interesting with good guide leaflet in English and signage around the site. Not over restored so that you can get a proper impression of its history

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Reviewed 29 November 2015

With Petra and Avdad the third most interesting City of the Nabateans, responsible for the trade of perfumes from in the Antique. A Place for better Offs, with market, churches public baths. Nice Setting in the Negev on your way from the Death Sea to...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2014

I spent the day with friends at Mamshit - it takes about 90 minutes to drive from Jerusalem/center. As previous reviewers noted, there are excellent pamphlets and good signage. it is a fairly easy climb and well worth it - the view is amazing and...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2014

A ninety minute drive from the centre, near Dimona on the way to Eilat, one gets to the ruins af the Nabatean city of Mamshit. This wonderfully restored UNESCO heritage site had first century restored buildings, including later structures from the Byzantine period. The pamphlet...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2014

I had been at this very interesting site before many years ago. Since then they have upgraded and improved the facilities-bathrooms and foot paths and signs and pamphlets ....it was a holiday so there was a widely publicized event of a Nabatean market and it...More

Thank rotem6
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Mamshit was a well preserved Nabatean ruins which fit in well with our excursion to Petra a few days later. The park was well maintained and the information on the signs and pamphlet were useful.

Thank SGKUsa
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