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Hot Air Balloon Flight Including Champagne Gourmet Breakfast and Souvenirs
"Travel the winds with this bestseller package. Imagine morning breeze caressing your face while standing in a field in a beautiful valley the first rays of the morning sun through the trees and you standing in front of a giant hot air balloon high in the air! Ready to take you on a journey with the winds you are invited into the balloons basket.You will be instructed to meet the team at the 'take off' location. First of all you will see the city of Nazareth mount. Gilboa the kingdom of Jordan and much more. After the amazing flight you will enjoy the opening ceremony of a traditional bottle of champagne after landing. You will then have a picnic in nature with rich and luxurious breakfast with a unique menu in the landin
From $225.00
 
Galilee Christian Tour
"Visit major Holy Places for the Christians in the Galilee Mountains where Christ spent most of His Life on Earth.On our way we’ll start from driving through the Galilee to visit Nazareth. This relatively small city is the cradle of Christianity where the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ had lived. We’ll start our tour from visiting the Church of the Annunciation at the traditional site of Mary’s home. Here it is believed the archangel Gabriel told Mary that she would become the mother of the Son of God. One next stop is The St. Joseph Church
From $750.00
 
Galilee Christian Tour
"Visit major Holy Places for the Christians in the Galilee Mountains where Christ spent most of His Life on Earth.On our way we’ll start from driving through the Galilee to visit Nazareth. This relatively small city is the cradle of Christianity where the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ had lived. We’ll start our tour from visiting the Church of the Annunciation at the traditional site of Mary’s home. Here it is believed the archangel Gabriel told Mary that she would become the mother of the Son of God. One next stop is The St. Joseph Church
From $750.00

More Things to Do in Masada

Masada Fortress

This palatial fortress in the style of the ancient Roman East, was built by the king of Judea, Herod. It was the last bastion of Jewish freedom fighters against the Romans.This archaelogical place was...
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Avieira67
Dec 07, 2015

Michele (jadedmuse) visits Masada

We took Michele (jadedmuse) and David to visit what may be the most famous site in Israel after the Western Wall (wailing wall) in Jerusalem.The first picture shows Michele (very pregnant) taking one...
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Martin_S.
Aug 06, 2013

Valley floor fortifications

What makes the achievements of Masada even more extraordinary is that the horst was completely surrounded by walls on the valley floor.Northing remains of the walls themselves, but what becomes very...
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leffe3
Jul 26, 2011

Small Palaces

At the southern end of the site, Herod built a number of small guest palaces (some never completed) built in the traditional style of rooms off a central courtyard. They likely housed middle-ranking...
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leffe3
Jul 26, 2011

Western Palace

The Western Palace is Masada's largest structure. It contained living quarters, guard rooms, reception rooms, bathing rooms, storage, kitchens as well as the public immersion pool.The tower att he...
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leffe3
Jul 26, 2011

Columbarium Towers

The twin towers, slightly to the north of the ramp were dual purpose - as look out towers across the Wadi and encroaching hills and dovecots, where pigeons were raised as messengers as well as for...
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leffe3
Jul 26, 2011
 
 
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The Ramp

The natural landform that enabled the Romans to build the ramp to reclaim Masada from the Sacarii now forms the west entrance (via Arad and the Negev Desert).At 90 metres, this 'side' of the horst is...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

Synagogue

After the northern 'end', Masada becomes much more spread out with ruins dotted around the site. The western perimeter, overlooking the Roman ramp that provided access for the troops to recapture the...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

The Look Out Tower

Built at the edge of the Store Room Complex (and one of the first buildings you see when you first enter the Masada site) the Look Out Tower is the tallest remaining building. It would have provided...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

The Northern Palace

Herod's private residence, the Northern Palace is, not surprisingly, the single most impressive structure (although it is a series of structures spread over three terraces 30 metres apart).The top...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

The Large Bath House

Visit any Roman ruins in the world and you'll find evidence of the bathhouse, integral as they were to Roman lifestyle. And Masada is no exception.This would have been used by senior officials and...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

The storerooms

Head right past the small quarry (from where a great deal of the stone used in the building of Masada was taken) and head for the most 'developed' of the walls - a series of what is now known as the...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

Masada and the general layout

Once through the gatehouse, the extent of Masada is laid out before you. It's a surprisingly large flat plateau virtually completely exposed to the sun (little in terms of shade - be warned!). Choice...
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leffe3
Jul 25, 2011

Snake Path

The other option to accessing Masada from the east (and the only access for those who decide to see the sunrise from the peak) is Snake Path - a pretty strenuous hike up the side of the cliff to the...
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leffe3
Jul 24, 2011
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"Masada, Israel (a World Heritage Site)"
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"Masada"
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"Massada the Fortress"
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"Masada National Park"
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