© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Cave with inscription

Over the entrance of cave number 13, there is an inscription in Aramaic of the Hebrew name "Tobias," believed to refer to the family of Hyrcanus, who ordered to build the Qasr al-Abd palace nearby.

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Ancient Caves

The "Caves of the Prince" are 15 caves in the cliff face, with an easy staircase access, and open gallery connection that also provides spectacular views of the valley.

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