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Dead Sea Attractions

Are you ready to sink in to the Dead Sea? But you can’t sink here. Such a geological wonder, where people can’t sink there selves. The Dead Sea is one of the must-do activities in the Middle East. It is located at more than 400 meters below sea level this Great Rift Valley inland lake has an incredibly high salt content due to evaporation being the only water outlet. This reason what causes the bizarre buoyancy of the water. So floating over this water is the highlighted activity here. Apart this here you could also find the excellent hiking opportunities and some really interesting historical remains, including the dramatic Jewish fort of Masada.

Let’s visit the most precious historical place the caves of Qumran, where have been found in 11 caves. The ruins here are not huge, but it was a complex with the kitchen, scriptorium, and refectory can be seen together with two cisterns.This would be a better choice rather than anything, if you are a archaeological person. Before the exploration of amazing caves of Qumran, there’s also an excellent audio visual presentation that helps you make sense of the ruins.

This is the time to relax yourself, Dead Sea offers excellent Spa treatments with the famous Dead Sea mud, sulphur pools, and, of course, the beach fringing that salty Dead Sea water. The mineral beach is the best choice for the people those who looking better place for relaxing. Here you could find the facilities such as a cafe, sun-loungers and sunshades, a swimming pool, and the very necessary fresh-water showers for when you’ve come out of the sea.8639415227_efaa1373f3_z

If you ‘re on a budget travel En Gedi Beach is the right place to take a dip in the Dead Sea, which is a public beach. It’s a no-frills experience, and be aware that the beach is stones rather than sand. Just to the south En Gedi Spa offers a more comfortable beach visit with spa treatments available for visitors as well sulphur pools and a swimming pool.

Don’t forget to visit the Ein Boqeq Beach, which is located on the south western shore of the Dead Sea, has a mineral spring. This beach cum resort has been used for therapeutic purposes since ancient times. This resorts offers a bunch of hotels and spa establishments for both those who are visiting to seek treatment for skin ailments in the Dead Sea, and travelers who just want a Dead Sea experience. The free public beach here is excellent. To the north of town are the remains of the Mezad Boqeq fortress, built by the kings of Judah to provide protection against Moabite attacks.

Enjoy the Dead Sea

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