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The Northern Palace – This grand and daring building constructed by
Herod is Masada’s architectural gem. It is 30 meters high, built on three rock
terraces and supported by impressive retaining walls. Combining both
Hellenistic and Roman architectural elements, the palace was built to host
high-ranking visitors and to allow the king his solitude. Herod and his family
lived on the upper level, and the two lower levels were for receptions
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