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Ein Gedi Botanical Garden

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Ein Gedi is just beautiful

Went in August with temperatures at 44°. Beautiful place with cafe, shops and toilets before you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle147147
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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Ein Gedi with the grandchildren

This is our third visit to Ein Gedi but the first with our grandchildren. We took the easy path... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
linda z
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Ein Gedi 86980, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in August with temperatures at 44°. Beautiful place with cafe, shops and toilets before you enter. Cost approximately £20 For 4 of us for a full day out. You're not allowed to eat in Ein Gedi park which was rather irritating as we wanted...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our third visit to Ein Gedi but the first with our grandchildren. We took the easy path that led to the waterfalls. It was a beautiful and hot day so the waterfalls were a welcome rest area. The kids loved it. They just...More

1  Thank linda z
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The garden is far from being beautiful Taking money for evert little thing.the people in the garden are not so nice.i felt like awalking dollar :(((

Thank KfirT8
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We felt like we were in a tropical paradise. All the flowers/plants were planted in such a way that we felt we were walking into a painting.

1  Thank sharone224
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This place is off the beaten track. As a licensed tour guide, I bring guests here all the time. Also, because I lived in Kibbutz Ein Gedi for over 25 years. It is true, I am partial to this beautiful place. The Botanical gardens are...More

2  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 26 April 2018

I went there on a trop to Masada and the Dead Sea and it was quite a nice pause on the way. The first part is concrete and I was starting to wonder if all of it would be like that, fortunately it was not...More

Thank Patrik L
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We visit the Kibbutz Ein Gedi in the winter. The weather is desertic so it was not cold, we managed with a thin sweater. The place is a giant botanical garden with plants and trees that are 40 years old and some brought from distant...More

Thank casaneo
Reviewed 13 April 2018

I already wrote a review about the hotel Ein Gedi so this being in side the botanical garden it is definitely worth staying there for a few days. Sunshine, trees in flower, oleander, cactus's all against blue sky's. Beautiful

Thank Debrasso M
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Over 400 species wonderfully maintained and labeled show the types of species that can thrive in this dry hills. Many local birds visit these plantings, sunbirds and so on. We stayed at the hotel here and the grounds were the highlight.

Thank snhandel
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

As a guest of the kibbutz visited the garden multiple times. It is not real big but well kept in a stunning environment. Not sure what the charge is if you are not a guest but people are very friendly and happy to share about...More

1  Thank Marjolein C
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David K
20 September 2018|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Yes David, There is a very nice and not in-expensive hotel in Ein Gedi. You need to call to make reservations, as they do not take volunteers anymore. The number is 972-8-6594222.
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Danny S
11 April 2018|
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Response from Judithneisse | Reviewed this property |
Yes museums and parks are open on Shoa Day
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Esther J
13 November 2017|
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Response from Judithneisse | Reviewed this property |
No they don't sell plants just showing them
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