Ashdod, Israel Cruise Port

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About Ashdod, Israel

Visit the Ashdod Yam Fort, a Muslim fortress with its impressively tall that was built on the Mediterranean coast in the tenth century to protect against naval attacks. Stroll the streets of this bustling port town and shop for homemade knitted goods.

What people said about this port:

"...with, and we did everything : bethlehem, jerusalem, dead sea , shopping, lunch... we fit it all in all while getting..." in 6 reviews.

"The tour guide was very informative about the Christian sights, he..." in 3 reviews.


30 reviews and tips of Ashdod, Israel




riog123
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

Masada and the Dead Sea. A LONG bus ride and then some spectacular views of the desert, the Dead Sea, Jordan and some of more every day Israel.

Visited: Oct 12, 2014

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JimT3
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

We chose not to do the excursion here and venture out on our own. At first, I thought that this was a terrible decision because you can't really even book your own tour. Only one cab company is allowed into the port, and you're not allowed out of the port on your own. So DON'T book an independent tour company; they can't even get to your boat! The one cab company that is allowed near the boat wants to charge you outrageous sums if you just want to go somewhere and be dropped off. What they want is for you to set up an all-day tour with the cabbie. In the end, that's exactly what we did, and boy am I glad. We found another terrific couple to split it with, and we did everything: Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, shopping, lunch... we fit it all in all while getting a real tour of Israel during a tough time... not the tour guide version.

Visited: Nov 24, 2010

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MarieD5
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Traveled As:
Family (older children)

Experience:
4-6 cruises

bus transportation to the bus terminal in Jerusalem would have been helpful. At the very least the staff should have information on how and where to access public transportation alternatives including estimated costs involved.

Visited: Jun 16, 2011

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PatriciaM11
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

This was nice, but also a long trip. The tour guide was very informative about the Christian sights, even though he reminded us two or three times that he was Jewish and didn't regard Jesus to be a Messiah...nevertheless, I think most people were Christian and that is why they took the tour. He was a little cocky. He also took us to "his" store for shopping.

Visited: Oct 31, 2010

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MarinaO
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

We love Israel and this city acted as a port for Jeruselem or more central / southern sites of interest. Nothing in Ashdod. Port is a long way from anything, so plan on taxi or ship bus to get you anywhere.

Visited: Nov 06, 2011

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rbtaxs
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

What can one say about the city of Jerusalem except read and study the history before going and get a good guide when there. Most Israeli guides are excellent.

Visited: Jun 16, 2011

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BethF
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

Fantastic tour! We went to Masada and the Dead Sea. We had the same tour guide as the day before, Haya. I think my favorite part of the whole trip was floating in the Dead Sea!

Visited: Apr 05, 2011

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