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Underground Tour: From the City of David to the Western Wall

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    Stop At: City of David National Park, Ma'alot Ir David, Jerusalem 9710600 Israel

    Overlook

    Palace Excavation

    Givati Excavation

    Pilgrimage Tunnel

    Jerusalem Archeological Park

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    City of David, Ma'alot Ir David St, Jerusalem
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Dung Gate, Jerusalem
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - City of David National Park
    Exclusions
    • Snacks and drinks can be purchased onsite
    • There are lockers onsite that one may use to store small items. Cost: 10 NIS (about $2.50)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for individuals with claustrophobia.
    • Not recommended for participants with back problems.
    • The tour route passes through an underground tunnel and also includes many steps. Therefore, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or those using wheelchairs.
    • The tunnel is dry, and measures approximately 150 meters from the point of entry on this tour route. Visitors can expect a 10 minute walk through the tunnel.
    • The highlight of this tour is the Pilgrimage Road and the foundation stones of the Western Wall. Visitors who are interested in walking through Hezekiah's Tunnel are invited to join our tour titled "Guided Tour of Jerusalem: The Biblical City of David".
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • The tour route is not conducive to the use of strollers.
    • Souvenirs, unique gifts, and gorgeous jewelry inspired by archaeological finds can be purchased onsite at The City of David Store.
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Nice tour. Takes about 3 hours. Our guide was not the best and at times difficult to understand. You can either take the dry path or wet path through the tunnels,

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Mini M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Loved trekking through the underground world that helped make Jerusalem work back in the Israelite time and in the time of the Romans. Do it if you get a chance.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Pastor_SteveH
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    It is a very interesting walk. I banged my head too many times on low spots/beams on the ceiling, but other than that and the bending to avoid such mishaps, it was interesting. At one point it was "raining" lightly on us, which felt good....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Gary W
    Reviewed 9 August 2019 via mobile

    The were a number of guided tours all at the same time as a result I could not hear the guide. Secondly, according to the guide, only the Crusaders killed Jews. As a historian I am not blind to Crusades but it is common knowledge...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Steven d
    Reviewed 7 August 2019

    Very interesting!! But if you are claustrophobic this is not the tour for you. There is no backing out or running back. A good portion of this tour is single file and be prepared to get wet. The tunnels were filled with running water when...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank BH604000
    LeoraRoth, General Manager at City of David National Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    Glad you had a great time! It sounds like you are describing Hezekiah's Tunnel which does have water flowing through from the Gihon Spring, and which is part of the Biblical City of David tour. We would love for your to join us on this...More

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    Brangit
    9 September 2019|
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    Response from Toorjan |
    Dear Brangit The entrance is on the left-hand side of the Western Wall. There is a waiting room or you can stroll outside. The entrance for the excursion and the exit is the same place.. Enjoy
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