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This place known for its ruins, is located in the north of Israel, where the Jordan Valley and the Jezreel valley meet. This is Beit She’an, it is one of the oldest cities of Israel. It would seem that the history of Beit She’an dates back 5,000 years. Today Beit She’an is a modern city with a population of around 17,000. This place was filmed by the team of 360HolyPlaces™ for you in Virtual Reality 360°.

Beit She’an National Park, where Israel’s most impressive archaeological remains are located, is located just north of the city. Indeed, we can encounter, an ancient theater that is still used today, the ruins of one of the largest public bathrooms in Israel, also two streets whose colonnades are still visible, the ruins of a temple, a large public building from the Roman era center of the city and many other ancient sites. Beit She’an is one of the many nations that have passed through time. It was called Scythipolis during the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods. Then was conquered by the Philistines. We find these traces also in the Book of Samuel, during a war on Mount Gilboa. It would also have belonged to the kingdom of David and his son Solomon. Still in the town of Beit She’an, outside the National Park, we find other ruins, such as the amphitheater of the Roman era, a private house of the Byzantine period, the remains of a fortress of the Crusaders, a former government building of the Turkish period …

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