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Herod's Western Palace, Dead Sea Region

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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Explore the ancient ruins of Herod's Western Palace, often touted as one of the most important buildings in Jerusalem. The King of Judea, Herod the Great, originally built it in the first century BCE. It once stood as an imposing fortress 300 m (1,000 ft) above sea level, but now all that remains are various citadels cited as the "Tower of David." The climb provides a moderate challenge but provides views overlooking the surrounding desert and Dead Sea. Some sources state that this is where Jesus Christ was trialed and sentenced. To visit Herod's Western Palace on your holiday in Ein Bokek, and find out what else Ein Bokek has to offer, use our Ein Bokek trip itinerary builder.
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  • 其实大希律王文治武功都是还是值得说道的,难怪评价会有争议。把持死海要道的地方建造如此规模行宫,也多亏是在干旱沙漠地带,历史得以保存2000多年。 
  • Beautiful location. Excellent lobby, spa, indoor pool, jacuzzi outdoor pool and fab seaside faciliites, We spent the day here so Idont know what the rooms are like but from heresay they are also first...  read more »
  • I have heard about Masada for many years. It was so amazing to visit and actually see firsthand the intricacies of the palace and the different parts of the ruins. Our Tour guide was very knowledgeabl...  read more »
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