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Tell Balata Archaeological Park

5715 Road | Tell Balata, Nablus, Palestinian Territories
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The Lookout on Ancient Schkem (Nablus)

This is a nice lookout point from Mount Grezim looking out over the city of Nablus (ancient Schkem).

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian D
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Jerusalem District, Israel
Historically Interesting, but not maintained well.

This is a smaller site, but with huge significance (Genesis 12 Abraham crossing into Shechem... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
jsimmons
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Nazareth, Israel
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2 weeks ago
“The Lookout on Ancient Schkem (Nablus)”
26 Apr 2017
“Historically Interesting, but not maintained well.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5715 Road | Tell Balata, Nablus, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice lookout point from Mount Grezim looking out over the city of Nablus (ancient Schkem).

Thank Brian D
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a smaller site, but with huge significance (Genesis 12 Abraham crossing into Shechem). There is a SMALL museum and friendly attendant. Free admission. There is also a movie room to watch more on the history. Outside are the grounds to explore. There is...More

Thank jsimmons
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

There is a lot to see and examine for history and archeology lovers. Whenever I am there, I always walk the whole route maintained for visitors to try.

Thank Ghadeer N
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We almost skipped this place but were so glad we took the time to go. The presentation is really well done with a video documentary and a guided tour of the site. We weren't charged any fees for our visit which is unfortunate because it...More

Thank Melanie M
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

what makes it interesting:. it's a frame of old Nablus before Flavia Neapolis . which it was take the water from ( well : Ain Difna ) and the ancient artifacts they found in the area . they show you a really good film in...More

Thank AlaHammouz
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This site is located in the eastern side of the city nearby Balata refuge camp just 200 meters away from Jacob's well. it is nice to make a quick visit in your way to Jacob's well. it is not "huge ancient city" just fine good...More

Thank Hussein K
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

This site isn't as large as some of the others in the region - smaller than Tell Megiddo, about the same size as Tell es-Sultan in Jericho. But it's still a fascinating visit. There's a small on-site museum with some amazing finds from the site,...More

Thank Patrick H
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