Herodyon National Park, Jerusalem
(4.4/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Explore the ancient palace of King Herod at Herodyon National Park, nestled on the highest hill in the desert, at 758 m (2,487 ft) above sea level. Built in the first century BC, the site was once a vast complex that included a palace, fortress, gardens, and a small city on the slopes of the hill. You can view a short film about the history of the complex before you begin the steep ascent to the top. Take a guided tour of the archaeological site and enjoy the expansive views from the top, but remember to bring suitable footwear and plenty of water for the hike. Using our international travel planner, Jerusalem attractions like Herodyon National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • MSIS one of the numerous possibilities for visits to the city. The location is interesting and if you are with time available visit.
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  • A must seen in Israel with a guide. The site is in perpetual discovery and it an amazing state taking in account this was built almost 2000 years ago. Really special place with a amazing panorama. 
  • עוד תופעה הרודיונית כמעט גאונית מבחינה הנדסית ארכיתקטית. הר מלאכותי מעשה ידי אדם מכלול של פאר מלכותי ותכנון של איסוף ושימור מים מדהים. נוסףלכך קבר מרשים וגרנדיוזי ועל הכל-נוף. 
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  • No guide, and the map they offer you is confusing as hell. Plus, the movie they start the tour with is bad; I mean why all the Hebrew in a movie made for tourists, does anyone understand what they write.
  • Amazing! The history and the view
  • Interesting place for those who care for history and heritage.
  • Amazing place!!! Can't miss it!!!
  • Excellent site! New discoveries still being unearthed but the remains so far uncovered are fun to explore and photograph. Don't miss the Lower City!