Prophet Lots Cave

Useful Information

Location: Southeastern end of the Dead Sea.
Open: No restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: SubterraneaCave Church
Light: bring torch
Guided tours:
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This cave was named after the biblical story about Lot and his wife. Actually the cities Sedom and Gomorrha are thought to have been at this place. Still unclear is, if they ever really existed or if it is just a story. But if they existed this might actually be a place visited by Lot.

Today there is a road leading uphill to a ruined church, which was erected on the cave entrance. Both the church ruins and the cave are easily accessible. If you stay on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea it is rather easy to get to this cave on a day trip. Unfortunately it is impossible to reach this place if you are on the Israel side, because there is no border station. As the crow flies it is only 20 km from the hotel complex at Ein Bokek.