"Beit She'an National Park" Bet She'an by curiouslumi

Bet She'an Travel Guide: 16 reviews and 131 photos

Beit She'an National Park features remains of the ancient Roman city Scythopolis . When excavations started, archeologists discovered 20 cultural layers on site.
It's a fascinating place where theatre sitting 7000 spectators at times, bath houses, interesting pawements and even ancient public toilets are on display.
Israeli National Park authority has extensive info including dates and names: http://www.parks.org.il/ParksENG/company_card.php3?NewNameMade=44&from=116&CNumber=767359

I've a little on-line album dedicated to the place here: http://inna.roolz.org/gallery/view_album.php?set_albumName=BeitShean&page=1

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Fascinating ancient site, actually whole city is there.
  • Cons:Open area, so very hot at summer time.
  • In a nutshell:Ancient city comes alive.
  • Last visit to Bet She'an: Jan 2004
  • Intro Updated Jan 9, 2004
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Comments (4)

  • Jul 29, 2004 at 12:03 AM

    Many many happy returns of the day. Wishing you a happy birthday . Greetings from India. Nice page.

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    Jul 20, 2004 at 2:44 AM

    Very nice pictures. Just visited here myself - over 40 deg. there, but very interesting.

  • Martin_S.'s Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2004 at 5:13 AM

    I think you are the first to do a page on Beit Shean, congrats. Waiting for more on the rest of Israel also.

  • Jan 9, 2004 at 3:16 PM

    Nice pictures, I wish you add more.

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