Some local Israelis chose to climb the stairs on top. It takes about 3-4 hours to climb by foot and in this desert heat. Our Israeli guide told us that it is a tradition in the Israeli army to climb this stairs to Masada. It is also a swearing oath in the Israeli army that "Masada shall not fall again."
A model of the luxury hanging Palaces built by King Herod the Great. Inside are large baths, like a spa where King Herod and his guests can relax and hang out.