Nimrod’s Castle National Park



Opening Hours:

Winter – 8:00-16:00, Fridays and holiday eve – 8:00-15:00 .Summer (DST) – 8:00-17:00, Fridays and holiday eve – 8:00-16:00

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                    Description: Nimrod’s Castle, located at the foot of Mt. Hermon, is the largest castle in Israel that dates back to the Middle Ages. The castle was built at a height of 760 meters above sea level, is surrounded by steep cliffs, and looms above a very strategic spot on the road from the Hula Valley to the Golan and onwards to Syria. Beautiful views of northern Israel can be seen from every tower in the castle.

                    A visit to the castle is exciting, and includes learning stories about wars, conquering armies, and legends about giants. You’re welcome to walk among the ruins, see the breathtaking views in all directions, and experience history from up close.


                    Visiting & safety rules:

                    *Do not cross any fences or stray from the trail – especially in the Golan – due to various minefields nearby.

                    *Do not enter IDF firing zones, shooting ranges, or training areas!

                    *In the Golan, there are many cattle fences. If you go through a special pedestrian gate, please close the gate behind you! Do not climb on fences or cut them in any way.

                    *Be especially careful when crossing any streets or roads.

                    *Sleeping outside is allowed only in official campsites! It is forbidden to camp out anywhere else.

                    *Do not burn toilet paper, do not light a fire under trees, and do not leave a campfire unattended!

                    *Make sure you remove and pack out all of your trash, and leave nature undisturbed!


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