Megiddo National Park

Attraction Type: Public Parks & Gardens, Region: North, Address: Megiddo Junction
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.

Photos by Avishai Teiche, from PikiWiki website.

Products specifications
Attraction Type Public Parks & Gardens
Region North
Near To Yoqneam
Address Megiddo Junction
Fax +972-4-6401748
Phone +972-4-6590316
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 Yes
URL http://www.parks.org.il/ParksAndReserves/megiddo/Pages/default.aspx
Email gl.megido@npa.org.il

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.

Photos by Avishai Teiche, from PikiWiki website.

Products specifications
Attraction Type Public Parks & Gardens
Region North
Near To Yoqneam
Address Megiddo Junction
Fax +972-4-6401748
Phone +972-4-6590316
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 Yes
URL http://www.parks.org.il/ParksAndReserves/megiddo/Pages/default.aspx
Email gl.megido@npa.org.il