Hurbat Madras (Madras Ruins)

Hurbat Madras (Madras Ruins), which is in the Adulam Caves Park in the Judean plains, is an ancient agricultural settlement which was active between the Iron Age (1,000 BCE) and the late Roman period (4th century CE). From this settlement remained the ruins of houses, a system of burial caves, hiding tunnels and bell shaped caves, a vast cemetery- which one of its caves is an especially elaborate burial pyramid- and columbariums cut in the rock for the housing of pigeons. The trail between the hiding tunnels and the caves- some of which is done by crawling and with the use of flashlights- is fascinating and is especially suitable for a visit with children. During the summer this site offers the pleasant coolness of the caves and during the winter one can also enjoy here the impressive widespread blossoms which cover this site.
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it is recommended to verify the opening hours and entrance requirements with the site itself
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Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Hike
Tour Duration: About- 4 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Hike
Tour Duration: About- 3 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 6 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
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