Ashkelon national park, Ashkelon

#8 of 13 in Nature in Southern District
Hugging the Mediterranean shore and surrounded by the remains of a medieval wall, Ashkelon national park boasts diverse archeological findings, such as the largest ancient pet cemetery. The park bears traces of many civilizations, including Philistine, Greco-Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman. Visit the remains of a Roman basilica and walk among marble columns and statues of deities, and see the world's oldest arched gate dating back to the Bronze Age. The park offers hiking and biking opportunities, many shaded picnic spots, green lawns for playing sports, and beach views. Use our Ashkelon day trip planning app to arrange your visit to Ashkelon national park and other attractions in Ashkelon.
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  • Very good Park to enjoy in family or with friends, with barbecue or picnic, history and mixed in a single place, excellent landscapes
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  • Great Park, suitable for picnics and walks. Many tracks, restrooms. For history buffs there are excavations of ancient settlement, very interesting.
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  • A stunning venue for hiking, picnics, tents or sports activities or this charming park is worth a visit
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  • Nice place, has W.C and the sea is just nearby. Quite crowded and noisy on some occasions like independent day.
  • Perfect place to travel or do barbeque, nice beach
  • Nice green park with interesting historic places. The beach is rather good but doesn't have breakwater
  • The place is fine. Very crowded on weekends, could be better taken cared of.
  • Nice looking but not too interesting

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