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Masada National Park Tour Guide, Israel

Welcome to Masada’s GPS-enabled professionally-narrated walking tours! You’ll find the tour highly entertaining, thoroughly researched and prepared by local guides.


Israel has a rich history. One of the best is the ancient fortress of Masada, atop a rock plateau overlooking the Dead Sea. Masada was ‘discovered’ in 1828 - untouched for almost 2000 years. You will be amazed by the architecture built by King Herod - his palace, synagogue, storerooms, bathhouses, pools, and amazing mosaic floors. 

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The Northern Palace

On the northern edge of the steep cliff, with a splendid view, stood the elegant, intimate, private palace-villa of the king. This northern palace consists of three terraces, luxuriously built, with a narrow, rock-cut staircase connecting them.

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The Large Bathhouse

Herod’s large bathhouse located on the north side of the plateau. It was composed of several rooms; cold (frigidarium), warm (tepidarium) and hot baths (caldarium), and dressing room (apodyterium).

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The Western Palace

The entrance to the Western Palace. It was the largest structure in Masada, covering 3,700 square metres and the main ceremonial and administrative building.

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The most interesting story is about the siege of Masada and rebels fight with the Romans. The app has exciting stories with a lot of graphical animation of the siege of Masada, battle with the Romans, a smart battle strategy and a great sacrifice at the end.
Enjoy exciting tales of Masada’s history and culture! You will have total flexibility with your schedule. 

Key stops of the Masada Tour:
The story:
• Get to know Masada
• What is the siege?
• How did it happen?
The Tour:
• The Snake Path Gate
• The Quarry
• Commandant's Residence
• Storerooms Complex
• The Northern Palace
• The Terrace
• The Large Bathhouse
• Columbarium Towers
• The Breaching Point
• The Tanners’ Tower
• The Round Columbarium Tower
• Southern Gate
• Ritual Bath
Many more…

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