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3 reviews of Ein Gedi National Park

Marc Capdevila

Un paraiso en el desierto

Ein Gedi is an oasis in the desert and a green Garden of Eden in the wilderness. It is situated on the shore of the Dead Sea – the lowest place on Earth - at the feet of majestic mountains and cliffs.

One of the most exciting places in Israel, Ein Gedi combines a wild, natural setting with a primeval panorama, history and archaeology, tourist attractions, and spas. Its unique climate and atmosphere make it a place for a unique desert adventure.

Ein Gedi contains the historical and archaeological remains of its first inhabitants, who discovered the magic of the place more than 5,000 years ago it has also served as a landmark in the history of the Jewish people throughout history. David took refuge in Ein Gedi when he was pursued by King Saul, and rebels fled there from Jerusalem. Valuable persimmon oil and rare perfumes were produced there, and temples and synagogues were established here to strengthen the Jewish stronghold in the area.

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Ignacio Izquierdo

An oasis in the Dead Sea

Although it is difficult to find life near the Dead Sea, this nature reserve is the exception. It has waterfalls, streams and plenty of animal species. This is due to the perennial fresh water springs that flow from the mountains of the Judean desert. There are plenty of trails to walk, you could spend an entire day easily following the paths of interest.

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Miguel Egido

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