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Metsad Mahmal

mahmal fortMetsad Mahmal is a road station located at the top of the northern cliff of the Ramon Crater .

In ancient times it monitored the “Mahmal Ascent”, part of The “Incense Route”  between Metsad Saharonim  and Avdat  .

It is comprised of a small watch tower, and a water cistern nearby.

4 km north of the fort one can get a dip in “Gev Hava”.


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wikipe Metsad Mahmal on Hebrew Wikipedia
tripadvisor The “Incense Route” on Tripadvisor
google-maps Metsad Mahmal on Google Maps


Points of Interest in the Area

incense route The “Incense Route”
 1 petra Petra
 avdat theodoros church Avdat