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'''Megiddo''' is an archaeological site and National Park in northern [[Israel]] and a major destination for travellers interested in the history and archaeology of the region. It represents a large city mound on the southern edge of the Jezreek Valley and has been the site of several major battles.
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'''Megiddo''' is an archaeological site and National Park in northern [[Israel]] and a popular destination for travellers interested in the history and archaeology of the region. It represents a large city mound on the southern edge of the Jezreel Valley and has been the site of several major battles. In 2005 Megiddo was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as part of the joint Bibical tels listing, alongside [[Hazor]] and [[Tel Beersheva National Park|Beer Sheva]].
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==Understand==
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===Flora and fauna===
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===Climate===
  
 
==Get in==
 
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Tel Megiddo National Park is on Route 66 between Megiddo Junction and Yokne'am Junction, about 2 kilometers northwest of Megiddo junction. Kibbutz Megiddo lies nearby.
 
Tel Megiddo National Park is on Route 66 between Megiddo Junction and Yokne'am Junction, about 2 kilometers northwest of Megiddo junction. Kibbutz Megiddo lies nearby.
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==Fees/Permits==
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==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
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Megiddo National Park is open April - September 8 am -5 pm, October - March 8 am - 4 pm, tel (06) 652-2167, fax (06) 642-0312, admission: adults NIS 23, children NIS 12; groups: adults NIS 19, children NIS 11. Entry is included on the Israel National Parks card.
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* <see name="Megiddo National Park" address="" phone="+972-6-652-2167" email="" fax="+972-6-642-0312" hours="April - September 8 am -5 pm, October - March 8 am - 4 pm" price="adults ₪23, children ₪12; groups: adults ₪19, children ₪11. Entry is included on the Israel National Parks card" url="http://www.parks.org.il/ParksENG/company_card.php3?CNumber=507185"></see>
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Megiddo is the site of biannual summer excavations [http://megiddo.tau.ac.il/] conducted by Tel Aviv University and a consortium of overseas institutions - volunteers are welcomed (fees apply for participation and college credit) on each campaign from all over the world.
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There is a restaurant and several kiosks within the Visitors' Centre.
 
There is a restaurant and several kiosks within the Visitors' Centre.
  
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Megiddo is the site of biannual summer excavations conducted by Tel Aviv University and a consortium of overseas institutions - volunteers are welcomed (fees apply for participation and college credit) on each campaign from all over the world (see expedition website for details).
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*[http://www.parks.org.il/ParksENG/company_card.php3?CNumber=507185 Megiddo National Park] - part of the official INPA website
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*the [http://megiddo.tau.ac.il/ Megiddo Expedition] - website of the ongoing archaeological excavations
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[[WikiPedia:Megiddo]]
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[[WikiPedia:Megiddo]]

Revision as of 13:07, 4 August 2012

Megiddo is an archaeological site and National Park in northern Israel and a popular destination for travellers interested in the history and archaeology of the region. It represents a large city mound on the southern edge of the Jezreel Valley and has been the site of several major battles. In 2005 Megiddo was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as part of the joint Bibical tels listing, alongside Hazor and Beer Sheva.

Contents

Understand

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

Tel Megiddo National Park is on Route 66 between Megiddo Junction and Yokne'am Junction, about 2 kilometers northwest of Megiddo junction. Kibbutz Megiddo lies nearby.

Fees/Permits

Get around

See

  • Megiddo National Park, +972-6-652-2167 (fax: +972-6-642-0312), [1]. April - September 8 am -5 pm, October - March 8 am - 4 pm. adults ₪23, children ₪12; groups: adults ₪19, children ₪11. Entry is included on the Israel National Parks card.

Do

Megiddo is the site of biannual summer excavations [2] conducted by Tel Aviv University and a consortium of overseas institutions - volunteers are welcomed (fees apply for participation and college credit) on each campaign from all over the world.

Buy

Eat

There is a restaurant and several kiosks within the Visitors' Centre.

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out

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