Tel Megiddo National Park

Attraction Type: Public Parks & Gardens, Region: North, Address: Tel Megiddo National Park
Source: Israel Nature and Parks Authority
Region: North
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The ancient biblical mound of Megiddo in Megiddo National Park, whose universal value has made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is at an important ancient and modern crossroad.

By the third millennium BCE, Megiddo was a powerfull fortified city; 1,000 years later it became a center of Egyptian rule, and is mentioned frequently in the Bible.

Christianity identifies it as the eschatological Armageddon. Highlights include ‘Solomons Gate; panoramas of the pastoral Jezreel Valley and the ninth-century BCE underground water systemtestimony to the amazing abilities and initiative of its engineers.

Image credit: Avishai Teicher, from PikiWiki site.

Products specifications
Attraction Type Public Parks & Gardens
Region North
Near To Yoqneam
Address Tel Megiddo National Park
Fax +972-4-6401748
Phone +972-4-6590316
Opening Hours Summer: Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00, Monday: 08:00 - 17:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00, Friday: 08:00 - 16:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00, Holiday evening: 08:00 - 16:00
Winter: Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00, Monday: 08:00 - 16:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 16:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 16:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 16:00, Friday: 08:00 - 15:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 16:00, Holiday evening: 08:00 - 15:00
Notes for opening hours Yom Kippur evening: 08:00 - 13:00, Yom Kippur: Closed
Parking Yes
Suitable for Children Yes
Accessibility Yes
Email gl.megido@npa.org.il
URL https://bit.ly/2XFBojc

The ancient biblical mound of Megiddo in Megiddo National Park, whose universal value has made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is at an important ancient and modern crossroad.

By the third millennium BCE, Megiddo was a powerfull fortified city; 1,000 years later it became a center of Egyptian rule, and is mentioned frequently in the Bible.

Christianity identifies it as the eschatological Armageddon. Highlights include ‘Solomons Gate; panoramas of the pastoral Jezreel Valley and the ninth-century BCE underground water systemtestimony to the amazing abilities and initiative of its engineers.

Image credit: Avishai Teicher, from PikiWiki site.

Products specifications
Attraction Type Public Parks & Gardens
Region North
Near To Yoqneam
Address Tel Megiddo National Park
Fax +972-4-6401748
Phone +972-4-6590316
Opening Hours Summer: Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00, Monday: 08:00 - 17:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00, Friday: 08:00 - 16:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00, Holiday evening: 08:00 - 16:00
Winter: Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00, Monday: 08:00 - 16:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 16:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 16:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 16:00, Friday: 08:00 - 15:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 16:00, Holiday evening: 08:00 - 15:00
Notes for opening hours Yom Kippur evening: 08:00 - 13:00, Yom Kippur: Closed
Parking Yes
Suitable for Children Yes
Accessibility Yes
Email gl.megido@npa.org.il
URL https://bit.ly/2XFBojc