Shiloh, the site of the Tabernacle and the first capital of the Israelite Kingdom, is one of the most importance heritage sites in Israel, with a history of 3,000 years. The layers of the different historical periods present the story of the region and its people.  Here, the biblical stories of its original inhabitants – Samuel the prophet, Hanna and her famous prayer for a child, the 15th of Av celebrations in the vineyards and more come back to life.

The site offers archeological tours, a unique light and sound experience, crafting workshops, archeological digs in season and many more exciting activities.

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The new Seer’s Tower observation site includes:

-      The Light & Sound presentation is a captivating light and sound show that vivdly reenacts life in the days of the Tabernacle in Shiloh using innovative multimedia technology, the first of its kind in Israel.

-     The Days of Shiloh museum on the bottom floor of the tower, presents the archaeological discoveries found at the site, including jars from the time of Joshua, Shiloh inscriptions, various artifacts and more.

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At the entrance of the site is a visitor center with a café, gift shop, touring information, restrooms. There are also several lovely venues on site for hosting meals and events.

 

With over 70,000 visitors a year, Ancient Shiloh is a hot spot for groups of tourists from all over Israel and the world, especially for those traveling from Jerusalem toward the north. Shiloh is a unique venue for big and small events; advanced reservations are required.

In addition, special programs can also be combined with your visit or event – street actors, musicians, bicycle riding, Tabernacle crafting workshops and more…

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To book a tour: 02-578-9111 or via email: visit@telShiloh.org.il

To arrange events, meals and workshops: Tzofiya 02-5789122 shivuk@telShiloh.org.il

 

Opening hours:

Sunday – Thursday 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Friday 8:00AM – 1:00PM

Guided tours must be reserved in advance.