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Caves are found throughout the area around Machaerus. It is believed that John the Baptist was held captive in one of them.
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The rocky hills surrounding Machaerus and the road leading to the palace.
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A view from the hills of the West Bank in Machaerus on a rare cloudy day.
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The view from what remains of the Royal Palace at Machaerus, the site where Salome danced for King Herod and John the Baptist was beheaded.