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Einot Zukim

Einot Zukim Review

Known for its freshwater springs, Einot Zukim (also called Ein Fashkha) is a nature reserve with many species of trees and reeds not often found in the arid Judean Desert. You can swim in two shallow spring-fed pools and visit an archaeological site from the Second Temple period and a manor from the Herodian period. Call ahead for free English-language tours on Thursdays. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; parking; showers; toilets. Best for: walking; swimming.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rte. 90, 3 km (2 miles) south of Qumran Qumran, 90665
  • Phone: 02/994–2355
  • Cost: NIS 29
  • Hours: Oct.–Mar., daily 8–4; Apr.–Sept., daily 8–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Qumran
Updated: 05-29-2013

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