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Luzit Caves

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Luzit caves are a set of bell shaped caves carved in antiquity at a site in the lower Judean hills (the “Shephela”).  

Parts of the caves were used as hideouts when the Jews rebeled against the Romans (Bar Kokhba caves ).

In the spring the site is a nice picnic and hiking destination.

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Points of Interest in the Area

midras mosaic detail (c) Peter Stephansky  Khirbet Midras
 maresha Maresha
 guvrin9 Beit Guvrin