Rujum el Hiri

Local nameרוג'ום אל הירי
LocationNorth District, Israel

Rujm el-Hiri is an ancient megalithic monument consisting of concentric circles of stone with a tumulus at center. It is located in the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan Heights, some 16 kilometres east of the coast of the Sea of Galilee, in the middle of a large plateau covered with hundreds of dolmen.

Made up of more than 42,000 basalt rocks arranged in concentric circles, it has a mound 15 feet tall at its center. Some circles are complete, others incomplete. The outermost wall is 520 feet in diameter and 8 feet high. The establishment of the site, and other nearby ancient settlements, is dated by archaeologists to the Early Bronze Age II period.

Tags MegalithArchaeological Site
Download Download See more

More information and contact


Coordinates 32°54'31.101" N 35°48'4.156" E

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for "Sygic Travel" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now