Qumran Caves, Dead Sea Region

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Visit the archaeological complex of Qumran Caves, a series of caverns where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. The caves, some of them natural and some manmade, were the location where the ancient scrolls, some of the oldest manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible, were found in 1947. Bring plenty of water and suitable footwear to explore the historic caves and the surrounding ruins of the Qumran settlement. See Qumran Caves and all Kalia has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kalia trip itinerary website.
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  • This National Park is well laid out over the site where the Jewish Essene sect lived and devloped what came to be noted as the "dead sea scrolls" . Stark in its desert  more »
  • My second time to the area and still not disappointed. Our tour guide was fantastic - it's so interesting to hear about the Dead Sea Scrolls, their discovery and their value and importance to all of.....  more »

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