The Ein Gedi Antiquities National Park

The Ein Gedi Antiquities National Park, located within the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, is more familiar as the "Ancient Synagogue of Ein Gedi”. The remains of this structure, which was built in the 3rd century CE (in the Byzantine period) and was ruined in the 6th century CE, attract many visitors especially because of its special colorful mosaic floor. Among the unique inscriptions which were found here, is the inscription that claims that a curse will be on those who reveal the local secret. This probably means the secret of the production of the mysterious persimmon perfume. Next to the inscriptions the mosaic floor presents a richness of shapes and figures, such as peacocks and other birds, Jewish symbols and more. The complex is shaded and includes pleasant sitting areas. The Ein Gedi Antiquities National Park is located a bit to the north of the main parking area of the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve.
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it is recommended to verify the opening hours and entrance requirements with the site itself
 ●  Children   ●   Parking   ●   Entrance fee  ● 
Opening hours of the Ein Gedi Antiquities National Park:
Sunday – Thursday: 8 am – 4 pm
Friday: 8 am – 3 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm 

The Ein Gedi Antiquities National Park Phone: +(972) 8-6584285
Address: near Ein Gedi
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Type of Tour: Independent
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