Masada is an archeological site from the 1st century AD, located in the eastern part of Israel, not far from the southwest coast of the Dead Sea. The fortress, whose ruins are on the UNESCO list, was built in the 1st century BC. According to some sources, Herod the Great captured the fortification in 37 BC and built a magnificent fortress and two palaces. Evidence of Roman and Jewish presence remains from this and later periods. Among the visitors, there is an unwritten rule that the spectacular view of the sunset must be welcomed at this locality.