Nimrod Fortress, Northern Israel. The Nimrod Fortress or Nimrod Castle is a medieval Muslim castle situated on the southern slopes of Mount Hermon, on a ridge rising about 2,600 feet above sea level. It overlooks the Golan Heights and was built with the purpose of guarding a major access route to Damascus against armies coming from the west.
Mount Hermon, Israel; Mount Hermon is a mountain cluster in the Anti-Lebanon mountain range. Its summit straddles the border between Syria and Lebanon and, at 2,814 m (9,232 ft) above sea level, is the highest point in Syria. On the top there is “Hermon Hotel”, in the buffer zone between Syria and Israeli-occupied territory, the highest permanently manned UN position in the world.