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Susita (Hippos) Nature Reserve and National Park

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beautiful remains of ancient city, surrounded by impressive nature, easy walk to reach this... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
RebeccaTravels33
Sussita: Simply my favorite!

Let your imagination run with the findings in this recently uncovered ancient Roman ruins. This... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

beautiful remains of ancient city, surrounded by impressive nature, easy walk to reach this archeological wonder...likely to be alone when visiting, no tourist center or anyone there..ancient columns, theater, baths and more can be observed...

Thank RebeccaTravels33
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Located on a road that shows a sign not to enter (but you can enter, just be careful of the potholes) is a very well preserved site with Roman ruins as well as later ruins, partially destroyed by an earthquake. No entrance fee thus far...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Let your imagination run with the findings in this recently uncovered ancient Roman ruins. This became a favorite location in my Israel travel. Easy walk to the site and spectacular view across the Sea of Galilee into Tiberius. Be sure to read the Biblical story...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

We didn't know about this site until we had taken the boat ride at Ein Gev so it came as a pleasant surprise. We were the only ones there on a sunny afternoon. Because the site isn't finished, we had amazing access to the Roman...More

Thank Wes H
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This place is still being excavated but is one of my favorite sites in Israel. It can be reached by a path that starts opposite to the En Gev entrance or by a road that is technically closed but in reality isn't too bad. It...More

Thank TexasHiker2017
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I visited it in spring and the view is amazing. On the top there is an ancient Roma's city ruins. It is a good choice for people camping or picnic.

1  Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It was not too difficult to walk the path up to Susita Hippos Mountain. but what an amazing surprise when you enter that ancient Roman Holy City overlooking the sea of galilee. Walking in these Roman Streets you feel as if you are walking back...More

Thank Ofra B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a must for Bible students. The story of the Demonic possessed man of Gaderia took places here. Great ruins of one of the cities of Decapolis. See a Roman road and amazing water systems.

Thank layztrav
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This site is a national parks site, but is not monitored. They are doing some new excavations there and I think it is well worth the visit. There is a bit of a hike to reach the site from the road.

1  Thank Roy H
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Well worth a visit. A bit difficult to find with windy road going up the hills. But ones there it is sooo great. Recentyly excavated city with original Cardo's visible. Lot's too see and it is FREE!

1  Thank Marinda V
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