Monday, March 9, 2020

Abandoned watchtower on Golan Heights

One particularly interesting thing about Mount Hermon were the military installations. Many of them. in active use, but also many that had been abandoned or that lay in ruins.

I climbed up, of course :-) even with the rust...

The metallic watchtower was near the bottom of the Sion chairlift (the one furthest to the left on the official map). The coordinates of the tower are N 33.3217 E 35.7737.

Here's the tower:

We also spotted the occasional soldier:

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