Tourist tip #337 / Way before the flood: Dinosaur tracks by Jerusalem
The farming community of Beit Zayit may not be Jurassic Park, but it does host one of the few signs of Israel's inhabitants from 100 million years ago.
In the early 1960s, a startling discovery came to light in the backyard of the farming community of Beit Zayit west of Jerusalem – footprints of mysterious creatures embedded in bedrock. With the help of experts the mystery was solved – the footprints even became a star tourist attraction for a while as the only place in Israel, and reportedly one of the few in the Middle East, where evidence of...
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