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Ashkelon national park, Ashkelon

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National Park Nature / Park
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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It's a long I didn't visit the park because the last time I visited it was a bad and ugly experience. Meanwhile the Park Authority tooked the administration from the municipality. Now is cleaner and b...  more »
  • A lot of grass, an excelkent view to the sea and to ancient Ashkelon. So many people are coming, more public facilities are needed.  more »
  • Excellent beach and walks around the antiquity excavations. Beatiful beach and excellent swimming with life gaurds in summer.  more »
Google
  • 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