Ashkelon is a coastal city in the southern district of Israel, 60 km South of Tel-Aviv .
Ashkelon was settled since prehistoric times, and was a significant city in Philistine times, and again in Roman, Byzantine and Crusdars periods. Sample of finds from all periods can be seen in its national park.
there is also a nice exhibitions of finds from Ashkelon at the local “Afridar” center of the modern city, including highly ornate burial coffins (“Sarcophagus”) from Roman times.
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Points of Interest in the Area
|Day tour to Ashkelon and the border with Gaza|