Avdat National Park

Avdat, also known as Abdah and Ovdat and Obodat, is a site of a ruined Nabataean city in the Negev desert in southern Israel. It was the most important city on the Incense Route after Petra, between the 1st century BCE and the 7th century CE. Map.


Opening hours

 Last entry to the park is one hour before closing time

Summer:

  • Sunday – Thursday and Saturday – 8 am – 5 pm
  • Fridays and the eve of holidays – 8 am – 4 pm

Winter:

  • Sunday – Thursday and Saturday – 8 am – 4 pm
  • Fridays and the eve of holidays – 8 am – 3 pm
  • On the eve of New Year, the eve of the Day of Atonement, and Passover eve: 8 am – 1 pm

Contact us:

  • Telephone: 08-6555684, 08-6554418
  • Fax:  08-6570536

Entrance fee

  • Individuals:  Adult – NIS 29, child – NIS 15
  • Student: NIS 25
  • Group (over 30): Adult – NIS 23, child – NIS 14
  • Combined ticket to the Avdat and En Avdat national parks:
  • Adult – NIS 46, child – NIS 24

Entry for dogs

Dogs may not be brought in to the park; there is a dog-sitting facility.


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