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Ramat Hanadiv

The House of Rothschild

Said to be the richest family in the world, the French branch of the family was a Godsend for the Zionist Movement. Ramat Hanadiv Park is a fitting monument for the “Well-Known Benefactor” (Hanadiv Hayadua) and the  “Father of the Settlement” (Avi Hayeshuv).

 

The Rothschild coat of arms
The Rothschild coat of arms – Concordia, Integritas and Industria

Ramat Hanadiv Garden

Two gardens await you here. One a man-made formal garden with a special area which allows the blind to partake of various plant aromas with explanations in Braille. The other is a completely natural Mediterranean forest where you can choose to hike along several paths. Ramat Hanadiv includes Baron Rothschild’s Grave, a hidden spring and archaeological excavations. Entrance is free. Visiting hours: Sunday through Thursday 08:00-16:00, Friday 08:00-14:00, Saturday 08:00-16:00. The Crypt is closed on Saturdays. Info Center Tel: 04-6298111.

Ramat Hanadiv Garden
Ramat Hanadiv Garden
Ramat Hanadiv Garden
Ramat Hanadiv Garden
Ramat Hanadiv Garden for the Blind
Ramat Hanadiv Garden for the Blind
Ramat Hanadiv Garden for the Blind
Ramat Hanadiv Garden for the Blind
Ramat Hanadiv Garden for the Blind
Ramat Hanadiv Garden for the Blind
The Rose Garden
The Rose Garden
Ramat Hanadiv
Ramat Hanadiv

Baron Rothschild’s Crypt

Baron Rothschild's Grave - Cup of Tears
Baron Rothschild’s Grave – Cup of Tears
Baron Rothschild's Grave - Massive Doors
Baron Rothschild’s Grave – Massive Doors
Baron Rothschild's Grave
Baron Rothschild’s Grave
Baron Rothschild's Grave Entrance to the Mausoleum
Baron Rothschild’s Grave Entrance to the Mausoleum

 

Eco-friendly Park

Ramat Hanadiv is an eco-friendly park.

Eco-friendly
Eco-friend

 Beit Khouri

Remains of a large Arab farm from the Ottoman Period. There were three unsuccessful efforts to establish a Jewish settlement here between 1920-23.

Beit Khouri
Beit Khouri
Beit Khouri
Beit Khouri
Beit Khouri
Beit Khouri

 

Khirbet Alek

This is Tel Tzur, home to the first settlers of Binyamina, who later moved to Khan Shuni.

Khirbet Alek
Khirbet Alek

Ein Tzur

Remains from the Roman period were discovered, among them remains of a small bathhouse, spring and a columbarium.

Ein Tzur - columbarium
Ein Tzur – columbarium
Ein Tzur - columbarium
Ein Tzur – columbarium
Ein Tzur
Ein Tzur

 

Ein Tzur
Ein Tzur spring
Ein Tzur
Ein Tzur spring
Ein Tzur- pool
Ein Tzur- pool
Ein Tzur- pool
Ein Tzur- pool

 

 

Ein Tzur - small pool
Ein Tzur – small pool
Ein Tzur - bath house
Ein Tzur – bath house
Ein Tzur - bath house
Ein Tzur – bath house
Ein Tzur- caldarium
Ein Tzur- caldarium
Ein Tzur - frigidarium
Ein Tzur – frigidarium

 

N.B.

If you have the patience to view a long documentary about the House of Rothschild, I recommend this one.

 

 

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