Lot’s wife by the Dead Sea – pillar of salt near the Dead Sea

The biblical story in Genesis, tells of how the cities of Sodom and Gemorrah were destroyed because of the wickedness of the people who lived there.

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Lot's wife

Angels who came to save Lot and his family told them not to look back as they escaped to the mountains. Lot’s wife turned back to look at the destruction of the city and was turned into a pillar of salt.

Tip: To see Lot’s wife, take route 90 south from Jerusalem, past the hotels at the dead sea. The pillar of salt appears on the west side of the road.

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