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on our last trip to Beersheva we went to Abrahams well and museum visitors center. This time we went to Tel Beersheva. Both are worth seeing! This is the place Abraham would have been. Be sure to go down in the water tunnel.
Having lived in, and toured Israel widely for the last forty years since our immigration, I really believed that I had seen it all, but this organized historical tour-club visit was an eye-opener!
The site I remember back in the 'eighties was a rubble-strewn archaeological...More
If you are a fan of ancient history5000 years ago you have to go there. Visiting the site is like visiting parts of the Bible and imagining how it must have been then. Abraham and the water well a very intelligent system to capture the...More
Visited recently by bus. I did not realise this but "Tel Beersheva" is the name of the Arab town right next to the site. The bus drops you off there and you have to walk back to the site, which is clearly set up for...More
Ok, I'm biased: I spent two seasons excavating here for Tel Aviv University. Still, this small site, now a national park, is a an archaeological gem, an excellent example of a planned community built in the days of King Solomon.