"Majd al Shams & Mount Hermon" Majdal Shams by Sharon

Majdal Shams Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 26 photos

Meaning Tower of the Sun.

Majdal Shams is one of the biggest druz towns in Israel. it is Located in the Lower slopes of Mount Hermon which is in the northern point of the Golan Heights area. It was actually Founded in ca.1650 and Its name means "Tower of the Sun".

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  • Last visit to Majdal Shams: May 2005
  • Intro Updated May 14, 2005
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  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2008 at 1:14 AM

    Interesting update, ive read books on the history of the Syrians during the Israeli 'takeover'.

  • Martman's Profile Photo
    Oct 12, 2005 at 12:42 AM

    According to VT definition, you standing in Syria. I am guessing you have an Israeli passport. Goes to show, Syria welcomes Israelie passports!

  • Gili_S's Profile Photo
    Aug 20, 2005 at 12:10 PM

    he he, please tell Gabi that this place doe's not look even a bit like Finland, our biggest mountain will look like a small hill here ;-)

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