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Avdat National Park

40 Hwy | Road 40, Mitspe Ramon 1527600, Israel
+972 8-655-1511
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Spectacular history

Lady at the visitors centre was very helpful and informative. Watched a short video before we went... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sharon M
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Fascinating Nabatean history

Such a shame that this site is not well visited. It is incredibly interesting and the staff at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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In the heart of the desert, on a hilltop above the Tsin Stream watercourse, are the impressive remains of an ancient Nabatean city.
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40 Hwy | Road 40, Mitspe Ramon 1527600, Israel
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+972 8-655-1511

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lady at the visitors centre was very helpful and informative. Watched a short video before we went up which was very helpful. Gave us lots of good advice. Spectacular views. History all around you.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a shame that this site is not well visited. It is incredibly interesting and the staff at the visitor centre was so informative and helpful. Well worth a visit.

Thank AJJM089
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Avadat National Park (not to be confused with En Avdat National Park) was an amazing find for us. The ruins were extensive and impressive. There was an informative video at the entrance building. We spent several hours exploring the ruins on the top of the...More

Thank Randi W
Reviewed 21 July 2017

the place is well preserved with plenty of signs in English to explain the different parts of this ancient city. we climbed from the gas station for around 20min to the top and it was well worth it! we saw wine making area, also the...More

Thank genuteketurka
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The surprise of experiencing water in the middle of the desert, after a walk in the canyon is powerful. Like many track in national parks in Israel it is well kept, checked regarding security, equipped with toilets and drinking water and convenient for families. Very...More

Thank Judithneisse
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We did a group hike. We entered at one location and exited at another. It was one of the best hikes ever. My guess we were there around two hours. The "ladders" our are steep but safe. The gorge in addition to beautiful views is...More

Thank Zapatero421
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I was amazed at just how well preserved this Nabataean city presents. Notably the Bathhouse at the base of the city, but the upper Acropolis area which houses a number of churches, is impressive in magnitude and preserved detail. Avdat was an important city on...More

Thank Roz D
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The hike begins moderately easy, seeking out falcons swooping above. Truly one of the most beautiful desert hikes in Israel. Walk to the waterfall and take in the tree groves. Take time to look above. Not only will you see the falcons but also the...More

Thank hotels_resorts
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Nabateans dominated the spice trade for hundreds of years. To reach markets in Europe they transported the spices many hundreds of miles to the Mediterranean, with dozens of stopping places along the way, the most famous being Petra. There are several such stops in...More

Thank Eli P
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The remains of the ancient Nabatean ruins at Avdat are amazing. You will encounter Roman, Byzantine, and Nabatean sections as you wander through the site. Don't miss the short film at the Visitors Center as this gives you a really useful introduction before you start...More

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lindaravid
3 August 2017|
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Response from hotels_resorts | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure. It depends on how much rain the area got this summer.
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Anne L
31 January 2017|
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Response from tutiarba | Reviewed this property |
for the lower waterfall, you will need about 60-90 min. depending how long you plan to stay at the waterfall. walking is easy 20 min. if you want to take the long route to the upper waterfall, you need to leave one car at... More
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NYRobin
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Response from shmuel b | Reviewed this property |
Hi The entrance from the north is approached from the road meandering down from SDE' Boker to the Parking lot and from there to the fall, ponds it is flat but not smooth( sand,rocks pebbles, but an easy walk
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