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Ramon Crater

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Address: Mitspe Ramon, Mitspe Ramon, Israel
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Traveling through the Negev one should go out of their way to visit the crater. Millions of years of geological history before your eyes. The visitor center is informative and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Traveling through the Negev one should go out of their way to visit the crater. Millions of years of geological history before your eyes. The visitor center is informative and has interactive exhibits if one has small children. If one has time and money a guided keep tour would be recommended. Oded, our guide was arranged by the Beresheet hotel(outstanding... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Beresheet on the edge of the Mahktesh. Don't think of this as a crater or a canyon. A Mahktesh is a specific type of geological formation found only in the Negev. Best way to see it is to take a guide jeep or hiking tour and to understand how the Mahktesh was formed. Unbelievable colors and formations.

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Yehud, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a road connecting the former quarry sites, now rehabilitated and displaying perfectly the structure and colors of the Ramon Crater. It is also called "Colors of Machtesh Ramon". The read is about 10 km long, with quite a few view points, small ponds and colorful pits. The map and the perfect advise we got in the local visitor's... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ramon Crater is quite impressive but only worth a quick stop itself. It's best enjoyed by engaging in some of the many outdoor activities - hiking, cycling etc - on offer.

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Bammental, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to the green backpacker. They help you to find the perfect way.Good public transportation.You can also vistit seder boker,nabatain towns etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great half a day hike - 7km, 3-4 hours, with stunning view of the surrounding - highly recommended for mid level hikers and families with stamina.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inspiring crater lies in the middle of Israel and offers a magnificient view coming from Mitspe traveling south. You can also rent a MTB and ride over the ledge or go on a desert tour. Worthwile to visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the ramon crater when stayed at the luxurious beresheet hotel. The scenery is absolutely stunning and not to be missed if venturing to the desert.

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Chongqing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ramon crater is an impressive geological fault in the Nagev desert. The visitors' center is definitely worth visiting. Besides learning about Ilan Ramon, israely astronaut deceased in a Shuttle explosion, the goelogical displays explain how the crater came about to be formed.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One can each the bottom from Mitspeh Ramon. It is most renowned for its fascinating geoligical formations

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