Tel Megiddo National Park, Nazareth

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World heritage site · Ruin · Tourist Spot
Take a tour of UNESCO-protected Tel Megiddo National Park, an artificial hill formed by millennia of building and rebuilding in the same spot. The tell boasts 26 layers of ancient ruins, with the site dating back to 7000 BCE before being abandoned in the sixth century BCE. Besides being mentioned in a number of ancient Greek, Egyptian, and Roman writings, the mount is also the origin of the term “Armageddon,” as the apocalyptic battle is supposed to happen on this site, according to the Book of Revelations. Explore the historic complex and view an array of remains, some of them from the site's glory days during the Bronze Age. Make Tel Megiddo National Park part of your personalized Nazareth itinerary using our Nazareth trip planner.
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  • Also known as Tel (Hill) Megiddo, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is an historically significant ancient location of artifacts & ruins from various cultures, dating back from the Neolithic Period...  more »
  • You'd be hard pressed to find a more desolately beautiful view! Megiddo (AKA Armageddon, in ancient Greek) is an interesting site to be seen!  more »
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  • I think it's good for Christians. Because this place has a spiritual meaning which is in the Bible. If you're not Christian then it wouldn't good because it's little shade and you can just see vast field. Ah one more thing is.. you can se e an tunnel which is not so long and big but good to avoid from sunshine. I hope there are much more places for rest including shade.
  • Biggest attraction is the water cave. Other than that it is a city of ruins. If you are into archeology it is great but if you are not maybe not so much. Biggest problem is the lack of shade. On hot days its tough
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