This video is an aerial view of the ruined fortress, Nimrods Castle, and the surrounding area. The video includes scenes of the Druze village, Majedel Shams, and Brechat Ram (Lake Ram) both located near Nimrods Castle in the northern part of the Golan Heights.
The cliff on which the fortress is located has been used strategically militarily since Biblical times. The great Old Testament hunter, Nimrod, for whom the fortress is currently named, first founded a fortress there. The current ruined fortress was built around 1229 and was completely abandoned in the fortress was abandoned in the 16th century. It was again occupied during the Six Day Was when Israeli soldiers used it as an outpost. Today, visitors can explore the excavated and restored portions of the fortress.
Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD." Genesis 10:8-9