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Bike tour in the Ben Shemen Forest

The route passes through the Ben Shemen Forest. The route was arranged for riding by KKL-JNF, which supports cycling and investment in the construction of a well-organized and quality walkway system in the forest.

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Ganor Bicycle Tours

Ran Ganor offers bicycle classes for riders and field riders in Ben Shemen from start to finish year. And, mountain bike tours all over the country, leads groups in field rides at all levels,

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Hiking trails

The Secret Cyclamen Hill in the Ben Shemen Forest

Already in the middle of winter, even before the official announcement of the coming of spring, the hills are covered Throughout the Modi'in region with a spectacular Israeli bloom.

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The spectacular view from Tel Hadid

Tel Hadid is an ancient settlement town, identified with the biblical city of Hadid. The earliest remains that were discovered in the tell are a tomb from the Middle Bronze Age.

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Nature and heritage

Bezalel House

The building of a workshop built in 1910 by the founder of Bezalel, Boris Schatz, alongside a Yemenite artists' colony where they wanted to combine the work with the agricultural farm.

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    The Thai Pagoda

    An impressive building, in the heart of the Ben Shemen Forest, which was awarded to the State of Israel as a gift from the King of Thailand in the Jubilee year.

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      Tel Gamzu

      An archeological hill that dates back to the Early Bronze Age and offers a magnificent view towards the Ben Shemen Forest, Modi'in and the coastal plain.


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        Horbat Mazor – The Roman Mausoleum

        A national park with a magnificent Roman tomb structure that survived in its entirety.

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          Horbat HaGradi

          At the site is a shrub and a memorial monument to the 219th Fort of the War of Independence. Today there are researchers who point to this hill as a place to hide the true graves of Maccabees.

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            The Cola Forest

            Between Ben Shemen, Shoham and Rosh HaAyin, the forest extends from Givat Kach, or in its more familiar name, the Kula Forest.

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              Tel Hadid

              An ancient settlement identified with the biblical city Hadid. The earliest remains that were discovered in the tell are a tomb from the Middle Bronze Age.

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                The Tomb of the Maccabees

                Two rows of man-sized tombs and a small burial cave (the tomb of Sultan al-Yahud - the tomb of the king of the Jews) are known in Arabic as the burial site of the Jewish cemetery.

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                  Ben Shemen Forest

                  The forest is paved with walks, bicycles and field trips, as well as environmental sculptures, burial caves from the days of the Maccabees, and of course playground facilities, relaxation areas and picnic areas.

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                    Winter storm in December 2013

                    Ben Shemen White Forest



                    Photo: Dudi Lazar

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                      Travel guides

                      Tamir Ben Ami

                      A tour guide who specializes in the Ben Shemen Forest and the Modi'in region.

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                      Amnon Mizrachi – a tour guide

                      Tour guide for families and adults, an expert in the Modi'in area.

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                      Menachem Laska – a tour guide

                      A well-known veteran guide who specializes in the Modi'in area

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                      Danny Herman – Archaeologist and Archaeologist

                      A lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and owner of a private tour company.
                      Conducts private tours, family trips, training courses, and training for a variety of groups.

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                      Ganor Bicycle Tours

                      Ran Ganor offers bicycle classes for riders and field riders in Ben Shemen from start to finish year. And, mountain bike tours all over the country, leads groups in field rides at all levels,

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                      Crane navigation events for families and organizations

                      Ami Gur and Oded Ovadia, certified navigational guides, offer popular and sportive navigation activities for families, schools, organizations and companies in the Ben Shemen forest area and the surrounding area.

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                      Ofir Akiva – Diona

                      "The best way ..." Natural genius and the Bible as tools for your success

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