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Qumran Caves, Dead Sea Region

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
Visit the archaeological complex of Qumran Caves, a series of caverns where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. The caves, some of them natural and some manmade, were the location where the ancient scrolls, some of the oldest manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible, were found in 1947. Bring plenty of water and suitable footwear to explore the historic caves and the surrounding ruins of the Qumran settlement. Take a look at our Jerusalem tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Qumran Caves and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The true Holy Land. Don't believe the media, Daniel Avidan dug these caves with his bare hands. Each time I visit I immediately pray to Christ and ask for salvation from all the sins committed in the ...  read more »
  • Hard to see but thanks to its historical importance exciting to pass by anyway. Unfortunately it is not possible to teally visit the place. 
  • It was great to see the very caves where the scroll jars were found. I've been reading about the Dead Sea scrolls from childhood and always been captivated by the story. Powerful proof of the constanc...  read more »
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