Herodium - The Tomb of King Herod the Great

by Itamar Ben-David
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  • Location
    Herodium, Israel
  • Duration
    1h 15m
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English,
    • العربية (Arabic),
    • עברית (Hebrew)
  • $
  • Live - Presentation
    Your live tour guide utilizes visual aids such as photos, videos, slides and sometimes 3D Google Earth to take you through a particular location or topic. These virtual tours are conducted through Zoom, so participants can ask questions and interact with the guide in real time.
  • History & Culture
  • Lecture
  • Sightseeing


Let’s explore the glorious mountain of King Herod the great– Herodium, the burial place of the vicious King of Judea. Together we will walk in the recently opened royal stairs uphill to the main palace. We will learn why and how Herod designed the mountain. The site is unique and reflects Herod's personality more than any other place in Israel. We will also talk about the Jewish rebels in the 1st and 2nd century CE that desecrated Herod’s tomb and changed the mountain forever. We will dedicate the session to the late archaeologist, Prof Ehud Netzer whose life's work was invested in this site.d

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Itamar Ben-David
Itamar Ben-David

Itamar Ben-David has 15 years of experience as a tour guide in Israel, especially in Jerusalem where he lives. He has guided thousands of happy tourists from all over the world, and during Covid, he founded the Israeli Virtual Tourism Association. Itamar has deep knowledge of the three Abrahamic faiths, History, and Archaeology. He is Jewish of Yemenite and Moroccan heritage, and if you're nice he will even sing to you!

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