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Masada & The Dead Sea, Israel

We arrived in Ashdod in Israel on April 10, 2016, boarded a bus and traveled to the Masada National Park, 100 miles to the East in the Judea Desert on the banks of the Dead Sea. Masada, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is an ancient fortification built on top of an isolated rock plateau by Herod the Great. To get to the plateau, you can either hike or take a cable car 980 feet up to the mesa . Once on the top a boardwalk takes you to the East gate. After passing through the gate you are on the mesa and have panoramic views all around. Here there are 3 main Places, The Western Palace,...

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