Qumran National Park, Kalia

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  • Qumran is located near the Dead Sea and is the place where in 1947 a Bedouin shepherd found what is know as the Dead Sea Scrolls (the originals are in the Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem). The park ha...  more »
  • The pkace where it all began. Fantastic place next to the dad sea. Watch a short movie and than stroll around the escavations of Qumran.  more »
  • The interpretive material is basic, but useful. Site is well maintained. Visitors don't have access to any cave nor did I see any genuine scroll.
  • Qumran (Qumran National Park), is an archaeological site in the West Bank of Israel that is often visited by Christian pilgrims. In this area also about 981 Dead Sea Scrolls were found. Among them are parts of Isaiah Scroll and Samuel Scroll. And in my opinion, the right time to visit this place is in the morning because there are usually not too many visitors so you are free to explore outside and comfortably shop at the souvenir shop around there.
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