Castel National Park

Attraction Type: Archaeology and History, National Sites, Region: Jerusalem Area, Address: Near Mevasert Zion
Source: Israel Nature and Parks Authority
Region: Jerusalem area
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You can hear this site's ancient history in its name 1,000 years ago it was a Crusader castle-farmhouse. Due to its strategic location overlooking the road to Jerusalem,

during Israel's 1948 War of Independence a famous battle was fought here to keep the road open to the country's besieged future capital. Signs at the site will tell you the story of the battle.

Photos: Avishai Taicher, Pikiwiki Web

Products specifications
Attraction Type National Sites
Attraction Type Archaeology and History
Region Jerusalem Area
Near To Jerusalem
Address Near Mevasert Zion
Phone +972-2-5955012
Fax +972-2-5330476
Opening Hours Sunday - Thursday and Saturday: 8:00-16:00, Fridays and holiday eves: 8:00-15:00, the eve of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Passover Eve: 8:00-13:00
Parking Yes
Suitable for Children Yes
Accessibility No
URL http://www.parks.org.il/ParksAndReserves/castel/Pages/default.aspx

You can hear this site's ancient history in its name 1,000 years ago it was a Crusader castle-farmhouse. Due to its strategic location overlooking the road to Jerusalem,

during Israel's 1948 War of Independence a famous battle was fought here to keep the road open to the country's besieged future capital. Signs at the site will tell you the story of the battle.

Photos: Avishai Taicher, Pikiwiki Web

Products specifications
Attraction Type National Sites
Attraction Type Archaeology and History
Region Jerusalem Area
Near To Jerusalem
Address Near Mevasert Zion
Phone +972-2-5955012
Fax +972-2-5330476
Opening Hours Sunday - Thursday and Saturday: 8:00-16:00, Fridays and holiday eves: 8:00-15:00, the eve of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Passover Eve: 8:00-13:00
Parking Yes
Suitable for Children Yes
Accessibility No
URL http://www.parks.org.il/ParksAndReserves/castel/Pages/default.aspx