Megiddo is an ancient city-state located along an important pass of the “Via Maris”, the international high way that crossed the land of Israel.
Excavations at the site uncovered 25 layers of ruins indicating a long period of settlement, from Neolithic to Persian periods.
Megiddo is also identified with “Armageddon”, one of the battle sites at the end of times according to the Book of Revelations (16:16).
Tel Megiddo ( Hebrew: מגידו; Arabic: مجیدو, Tell al- Mutesellim, lit. “Tell of the Governor”; Greek: Ἁρμαγεδών, Armageddon) is the site of the ancient city of Megiddo whose remains form a tell (archaeological mound), situated in northern Israel near Kibbutz Megiddo, about 30 km south-east of Haifa.
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Points of Interest in the Area
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Megiddo National Park is in the northern Israel. It is about 1.5 hours drive north of Tel-Aviv, and takes about 2-3 hours to explore.