Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, Central District

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Take a tour of the World Heritage Site of Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park, a vast archaeological complex that contains the remains of two ancient cities. One of the cities, Maresha, dates back to the eighth-century BCE kingdom of Judah, while Beit Guvrin, then known as Eleutheropolis, was inhabited in the Roman and Byzantine periods. Discover thousands of bell-shaped subterranean caves that dot the hills of the historic site, forming a labyrinthine network of quarries, baths, hideaways, storage facilities, and even burial grounds. Apart from the caverns, you can also visit the remains of a Roman amphitheater, and a church that was rebuilt by 12th-century crusaders. Make Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park part of your personalized Tsafririm itinerary using our Tsafririm visit planning tool .
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  • Fascinating place, but not really accessible via public transportation. The park is expansive and could be challenging to get around with out a car. Make sure you get a park map at the entrance. We ha...  more »
  • The Park has numerous caves to visit including a huge bell cave and oil production cave and an amphitheater from the Roman Times. Excellent for families with children  more »
  • A total of 14 seats (3-4 hours) to visit this park, have not missed a single one. Very informative, lots of interesting photos can be done, do not be lazy to take a camera. All information in English, in advance, all found on the Internet in Russian, map give upon entering, moving from place to place by car, there is parking and toilets. Do not miss!
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