Qumran Caves, Dead Sea Region

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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. See Qumran Caves and all Kalia has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kalia trip itinerary website .
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  • October 3, 2017
    Cradle of the first Jews, unique atmosphere, understandable descriptions way visit charming. hide from the Sun and take a dip in the dead sea.
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  • September 26, 2017
    The caves, located in Wadi Qumran high on the side of a cliff above a small stream fed by sparkling spring water, were exciting to see. Some of the caves were natural while others were dug by man. One...  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    And Yes, it is here that we was discovered in 1947, the famous manuscripts of the dead sea, old texts of 2000 years, which have caused so much ink but which also contributed to better illuminate the context of the birth of Christianity and that can be admired in the Shrine of the book in Jerusalem. A moving visit!
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