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Tel es-Sultan

Ein es-Sultan Street | Ein es-Sultan Street, Jericho, Palestinian Territories
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Ein es-Sultan Street | Ein es-Sultan Street, Jericho, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Not an easy climb but when you get to the top the view is amazing. Informative placards detail the history

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 25 October 2017

You don't even have to be a history or religious buff to appreciate this site. Though carbon dating indicates that the walls did not fall at the time described in the Bible, it's still amazing to see the site we've heard about so much. It's...More

1  Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Jericho is claimed to be the oldest continually occupied city in the world and excavations have identified about 23 layers of different civilizations. There is an important biblical significance here and theories abound as to whether the story of Joshua is real. For those who...More

Thank beheaded c
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a place to definitely visit in Jericho, even though for the inexperienced archaelogist you might not be able to visualize how this place might have looked thousands of years ago. Needs more work to make it understandable if you don't have a guide,...More

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Tel es Sultan is another name for Jericho (the ancient Canaanite city of Rawha) was defended by impressive city walls and ramparts. Settlement began during the Natufian period - around 9000 BC - giving birth to an extraordinary Neolithic community. This site witness the creation...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Just being in this historic and biblical location was noteworthy along with the location, which is about the lowest place on earth. The excavation isn't very revealing but you can tell there are a lot of meaningful structures and archaeological remains yet to be discovered.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Pretty excavated ruins of the world's oldest city & a nice view of the Mount of Temptation. As it's located below sea level, it gets very very hot, so make sure you take water & sunscreen.

Thank lrnnnn
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It was great just to come here for a visit. The oldest city on earth and to see the ruins. I have been here twice and unfortunately both times the weather was hot which put a dampener on it for me as I hate heat....More

Thank Alana T
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It feels like this is just here and it's not really cared about. But it is SOOOO much more. Oldest ruins on earth they say but who knows. regardless it's amazing to see what was coming out of the earth. It would be so much...More

Thank EvaLady
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

An impromptu trip to the Holy Land found us in the ancient city of Jericho on Christmas Eve. The site is understated but represents an archaeological treasure trove. To stand on the ruins of the city leveled by Joshua and the Israelites was humbling. It...More

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Response from jvquarterback | Reviewed this property |
Yes. When we arrived with our driver we had the option to use a local tour guide for 10 USD or go it ourselves. The town was inviting as well. We walked around with our four children for an hour or so and grabbed dinner as... More