Qumran Caves, Dead Sea Region

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Visit the archaeological complex of Qumran Caves, a series of caverns where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. The caves, some of them natural and some manmade, were the location where the ancient scrolls, some of the oldest manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible, were found in 1947. Bring plenty of water and suitable footwear to explore the historic caves and the surrounding ruins of the Qumran settlement. See Qumran Caves and all Dead Sea Region has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dead Sea Region trip itinerary website .
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  • The site is ok, but not to much to see when you are not hiking to the caves. Seems more like a site with ‘value’ for some since the old Death Sea roles seem to have been found here. The shop and the r...  more »
  • Qumran is an absolute must while your stay in Israel. The surrounding is amazing. Getting there, you will be shown a short movie about the history of Qumran and the Essenian people. Then you take a wa...  more »
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