Gamla National Park

September 13th 2010

Gamla was an ancient city located in the Golan Heights and is known as the Massada of the north. In this location, during the period of the Second Temple, the Jews of the area fought against the Romans until their demise during The Great Revolt. Today Gamla is the scene of a massive archeological site, including the remains of the fortified village used to fight against the Romans. At the Gamla Nature Reserve, visitors can enter this archeological site and nature reserve. The Daliot stream at the reserve leads to the highest waterfall in Israel. Visitors can also explore the remains of an ancient city from the Byzantine period at the main observation point in the reserve. At the reserve is also a monument dedicated to Golani settlers killed during Israeli wars and terror attack victims.