Timna Valley is located in the southernmost part of the Arava desert, 25 kilometers north of Eilat. This valley, part of the larger Timna Basin, is shaped like a horseshoe, covers an area of approximately 60 square kilometers and is surrounded on three sides by steep cliffs. At the northern boundary is the Timna River – now a small drying stream. And to the south is the Nehushtan River which flows from the deserts of Arabia to the east. In the center is Timna Mountain (453 meters high).
In the Timna Valley there are ancient copper mines known as "King Solomon's Mines." All other copper mines mentioned in the literature under the same name, as it turns out, are fictitious, and only the copper mine in Timna Valley actually existed.
Thanks to the beauty of this unique natural area, Timna Park is a famous tourist site in Israel. It contributes to the development of tourism as it contains many sights of natural origin and antiquity - ancient copper mines, rock paintings, unique compositions of stone, and the objects erected in the park in recent years (see Wikipedia for more)
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Left and center - Pillars of Solomon