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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  • October 5, 2017
    Camping is perfect for families with children of all ages. Accommodation for pleasant lawns and plenty of room, even in high season. What's nice is the proximity to the beach within walking distance (especially until you return back to the tent enough to get rid of all the sand ...). There are picnic tables and barbecues. We've been three times over the years and it's always great fun!
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  • October 2, 2017
    a great place to visit. you can see the ancient canaan gate; shimshon pillars; easily reachable beach with parking. a great place for a picnic or bbq -  more »
  • September 20, 2017
    Very pretty park to climb the hills and look down over the ocean. I also love ruins to take pictures of, and there's plenty of historic remains to take great, dramatic shots.  more »
  • June 13, 2017
    Nice place, has W.C and the sea is just nearby. Quite crowded and noisy on some occasions like independent day.
  • June 13, 2017
    Perfect place to travel or do barbeque, nice beach
  • December 29, 2016
    Nice green park with interesting historic places. The beach is rather good but doesn't have breakwater
  • January 20, 2017
    The place is fine. Very crowded on weekends, could be better taken cared of.
  • January 7, 2017
    Nice looking but not too interesting

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