These ruins are absolutely amazing! Do not miss this place. There is a lot of walking on incline, so you need to be somewhat mobil. These ruins date back to at least 1000 BC.
This place makes me long to Be an archaeologist. It is so very well preserved and so accessible. The paths take you right down close to all areas of the excavation. You are walking in an area from before Christ. The brochure provides so much information. There was shade on a hot day.
A great example of Roman architecture with ingenious bathes, theatre, sewers, shops, temple, mosaic tiled floors, marble and limestone columns and reliefs. Well with the trip though VERY HOT so pick early morning or late fall or winter time. We only spent an hour or so but in cooler weather, I could have spent many hours.
Scythopolis was one of the original Decapolis (10 Roman towns) in Judea. After Jerash, this is probably the biggest and in the best condition. The streets are in great shape and the amphitheatre is impressive. A lot is still to be excavated.
We paid an evening visit to Bet She'an National Park.First of all we saw a "Light and Sound" show about the history of Beit She'an which was mostly destroyed by an earthquake in 747 A.D.The show was followed by a guided tour of the site with full explanations about the life of the city through out history.There were times that... 更多
From an archaeological perspective, this ancient site is a "must-see" on any trip to Israel! I took a group of students there this summer who had spent several weeks already working an an archaeological dig and who had toured many of the ancient sites with our complete group, but all agreed that Beit Shean was the site that others would... 更多
After over 1300 of oblievance Roman City of Beit She'an is full of life again. The restoration of this World Heritage Site is almost over. And now visitors from all over the world enjoy the unique beauty of Scytopolis (it was the Roman name of the city) again. The streets and the colonnades, bath houses and latrines, endless mosaics and... 更多
An excellent archaeological site of late Roman times- well preserved and restored - with the bonus of the original Tel with ruins dating back to the time of King Saul (mentioned in Samuel 2) and before. The pace is massive - but take care - Beit She'an is one of the hottest and most humid places in Israel. To do... 更多
If you are at all interested in ancient sites then Beit She'an is a destination that you should not miss on any trip to this part of the world. Very Well preserved ancient city despite its share of earthquakes. An extensive site so plan on a whole day out. Breathtaking views and some well-preserved mosaics. The amphitheatre is inspiring. Lots... 更多