The remains of mulitple Roman camps can be seen from the top of Masada. There is not as much erosion here due to the dry environment, therefore the remains can still be seen.
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Masada is a symbol for us the jews for courage.
We spent here a few hours on our trip to the dead sea and i hope you will enjoy my tips and my pictures.
Masada, Israel (a World Heritage Site)
On October 31, 2002 UNESCO declared that Masada, located along side the Dead Sea here near Arad, Israel would be a World Heritage Site. This is the invitation that we received to attend the...
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