Qumran

Qumran is in the West Bank of the Palestinian Territories.

Get in

The ruins of Qumran are under the auspice of the Qumran National Park, west of the Road 90 going along the Dead Sea. The turn to the Park is some 7 km south from Beit Haarava junction.

See

Qumran is known as the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. While the scrolls themselves are now displayed in Jerusalem's Israel Museum, the cave complex is open to visitors. Today, Qumran is one of the leading centers for tourism in the West Bank.

Buy

The shop carries a large variety of cosmetics, textiles, jewelry, books and souvenirs.

Eat

The self-service restaurant caters for the needs of travelers offering a large selection of traditional dishes and refreshments.

Go next

Routes through Qumran

Eilat Ein Gedi  S  N  Jericho Tiberias


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