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Western Wall

Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
+972 2-627-1333
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The remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem and a place of prayer sacred to the Jewish people.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
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+972 2-627-1333
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Reviewed yesterday

Good place to get tsfilin or leave a note in the wall. Be sure to go there before shabbat and here the nice songs and run. I visited the wall a few times during my stay. Be sure to go on the tour beneath the...More

Thank ss1783
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Approach the Western Wall with respect and reverence for the Jewish culture and spirituality. If you do, you will find the people welcoming and the experience to be deeply moving. The story of the Jewish people is moving and their commitment to their religious beliefs...More

Thank Julie-Anne H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a Christian the western wall perhaps holds a lot less of a spiritual attraction than it does to a Jew. However I was moved by visiting . This is the place that Jesus lived and prayed. As with all of Jerusalem there is much...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tell UNESCO it is part of the Second Temple of Israel . It is inspirational and meaningful prayer can be had here . Either in groups or alone.

Thank Marion S
Reviewed 4 days ago

THis is the place to be in Jerusalem. Don;t bother coming to Israel if you don;t go to the western wall AKA Kotel.

Thank bejenin
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the highlight of my visit to Jerusalem. Bar Mitzvahs were happening at the wall. The atmosphere was so spiritual and seemed to involve everyone. Will stay with me for ever.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked and walked through the Old City, and when we went into some covered areas and went through security, then popped out and there it was - it was amazing. I've seen 1000 photos, but nothing compares to seeing it in person.

Thank rpandjm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What is there that say besides: THE HOLIEST PLACE IN THE WORLD!!! People of all origins come to pour their heart to GD. A most serene and spiritual place!

Thank yosef g
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was the second time I visited the Western Wall. The first time was in 1972. Much had changed; there is a large plaza and it can accommodate a large group of people. But once you get close to the Wall, it is emotions that...More

Thank ahl7300
Reviewed 6 days ago

Western Wall is a site of worship and prayer. Security to enter the area is intense (think airport security) and modest dress is required. This means making sure shoulders and knees are covered. The area is segregated; men pray on the left and women on...More

Thank Lori P
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queens888
What times are best to avoid the crowds at the kotel
21 May 2017|
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Response from ElizabethCroeser | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we went twice - one 7am and it wasn't to busy, however on the men side it is always busy. But people are really aware that everyone wants to touch or pray at The Wall, so its a constant flow. It is open 24 hours... More
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jocelyn198
i wish i could visit this place once in a lifetime.
8 May 2017|
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Response from Dean M |
Jerusalem holds so many treasures across the Jewish and Christian faiths in such a small land area. I've been 3 times and still yearn for more. If you ever do get to see the Holyland, I would suggest a small group tour of... More
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Berm7
Can I take a family photo in front of the Western Wall at 10 am or will the sun at that hour be shining over the Wall straight into the camera?
5 April 2017|
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Response from francescovincent69 | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine as the wall is high enough. If the person taking the photo is close enough to the wall you should be okay. I've taken many photos by the wall of family and friends, I've never had an issue with the sun... More
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