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Ashkelon national park, Ashkelon
(4.2/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Ashkelon national park on your trip to Ashkelon, use our Ashkelon itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Very nice, good view of the Seredemnoe sea, relax in the park with the company fried skewers:)
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  • The park is interesting but not one of the best archaeological digs we have ever seen. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it but if you happen to be in Ashkelon with nothing to do it's worth checking ...  more »
  • הפארק מסודר, מטופח , ירוק ונקי. אפשרויות מגוונות לבילוי לכל גיל. טבע, ים, היסטוריה, סיפורי תנ"ך לילדים וארכאולוגיה. במקומות רבים יש שיחזור של מיתקנים ומבנים עתיקים: בורות מים, שער כנעני, עמודי מקדשים ...  more »
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  • Great place for camping... Access to the sea, public bathrooms and showers. Plugin electricity available to charge smartphones. Plenty of space for tents.
  • Ashqelon National Park is a beautiful and well groomed Archaeological Park overlooking the coast of the Mediterranean inside you can see the World's oldest Hittite City Gate, enjoy a large BBQ plaza and visit a variety of Archaeological sites from the City's Ancient History there's even the ruins of a Templar age Basilica named "Santa Maria Viridis".
  • great park, you can get there for a walking, running, cycling or any other sport activity. there is access to the southern beach from the park. no problems with the parking .
  • National archeology historical place. Great view. Clean spacious picnic areas.
  • The place where legend says from Bible Shimshon where put into the jail and then he ruined all around and killed his enemies. There is a place for making bbq and even stay overnight in the tent. But for all you have to pay. Even for entrance into the park. GREAT place for family