Maresha/ Beit Guvrin PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stephen Langfur
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Maresha/ Beit Guvrin
"Market" cave
Olive cave
Burial caves
Beit Guvrin
Bell Caves


Beit Guvrin/Maresha is a National Park.


April – September: 0800 – 1700
October – March: 0800 – 1600
On Fridays and eves of Jewish holidays, the site closes one hour earlier. Arrive at least an hour before closing time.

Phones: 08 681 1020

Best time to visit: February or March, when the wildflowers are at their peak.

Equipment: There are electric lights in the caves, but it is a good idea to bring flashlights just in case. Outdoors there is no shade, so take a hat and water. Good walking shoes are a must.