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Tel Dan

Road 99, Israel
+972 4-695-1579
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The Ancient Gate of Tel Dan

This is the ancient gate to Tel Dan from at least 3800 years ago. As a licensed tour guide, I take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian D
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Jerusalem District, Israel
best place to see green plants

very neat place to go to old temples in a current growing zone of farming . very good tour . very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mark w
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Texas
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“wading pool” (12 reviews)
“nature reserve” (15 reviews)
“ancient ruins” (9 reviews)
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Road 99, Israel
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+972 4-695-1579
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"nature hike"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the ancient gate to Tel Dan from at least 3800 years ago. As a licensed tour guide, I take people here regularly. It is an amazing site.

Thank Brian D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very neat place to go to old temples in a current growing zone of farming . very good tour . very refreshing .

Thank mark w
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Our guide brought us to Tel Dan for a "nature walk". Beautiful forest with a flowing stream AND incredible history with archaeologic remnants of a palace, town and possibly a temple built to mimic the great First Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem. Should not be...More

1  Thank sgrahammd
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

The Tel Dan Nature Reserve includes bubbling brooks, the Dan river, and tall treetops. Because of its unique location, the reserve contains plants, birds, and other animals from a variety of worlds. The Tel has been excavated since 1966, revealing cities dating from 2500 B.C.E.!!...More

1  Thank Doc A
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was my 4th visit to Tel Dan and I hope not my last. As other reviewers have commented, it is significant in many ways .. rich in archaeology, natural beauty and a spiritual connection. Be sure to hike to Abraham's Gate and watch for...More

2  Thank Sooz E
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

When visiting the archaeological sites in Israel it is best to take a knowledgeable guide. It is difficult to know what you are looking at even just reading the signs.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This national park and archeological site offers a blend of Israel's natural beauty and biblical history.

Thank Orchid Z
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Because of the spiritual significance of the events that took place here, Dan Springs is another must see on your Israel tour schedule. A little hiking is involved but it feels good to walk after a bus ride. We were there in March and the...More

Thank ccothernII
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

When Israel split unto Northern and Southern kingdoms, the North set up two places of worship of a golden calf. One was here at Dan. (1Kings 12:25-33). The ruins are fascinating, the real surprise is the Abraham gate. This is a 4000 year old brick...More

Thank usa_banjo
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The great thing about Tel Dan is that it combines a very laid-back and shaded nature hike, with cool water to dip your feet in and some very impressive archaeological findings of a biblical city. So basically, it offers the fun of the nature hike...More

Thank 888nirw
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Elvira B
3 May 2018|
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Response from Orchid Z | Reviewed this property |
IF you decide to walk ALL the different trails, you will need a few hours but if you just do the main trail, it will take you a good 3/4 of an hour, especially if you have a guide that knows all the history dating back to... More
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TzippiW
17 May 2017|
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Response from VisitIsrael | Reviewed this property |
Yes as it's full of rocks and not very comfortable on the feet.
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