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Knesset (Parliament)

HaKiryah, Jerusalem 91950, Israel
+972 2-675-3420
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Free guided tours of Israel’s Parliament include an explanation of the structure of the Israeli government and a look at the famous tapestries of Marc Chagall, which illustrate important moments in Jewish history.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
HaKiryah, Jerusalem 91950, Israel
+972 2-675-3420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

English speaking guide was knowledgeable about the building, who's who and how the Israeli parliamentary system works. Visitors must bring their passports and allow enough time for security checks. On the day we went there was a demo outside one of the other government buildings...More

Thank Fierstone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't know why more people don't take advantage of this opportunity. No reservation is required, just make sure to check first. Very interesting place and the tour guide was wonderful. No charge at all. Just remember to show up at least 20 minutes early to...More

Thank ABaum61
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A very informative and concise tour from which you will learn a lot about how Israel's government - the only democracy in the region, addressing the needs and interests of a remarkably diverse citizenry - operates. Thought-provoking to see how a democracy created 150 years...More

Thank KMKenroute1
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A guided tour is full of facts and unlocks the information about why Israel is Israel and how the Jews view their state and how the two peoples interact. Chagall's masterpiece is astonishing. Recommend going here in combination with Israel museum. Check the hours before...More

Thank Hanne S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I've been to the Knesset a few times, but this was the first time with a guided tour and it was worthwhile. The Chagall tapestries and other art works alone were worth the trip. Having a guide really helped to appreciate the art. Then there...More

Thank gefilte63
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Why spend your precious time at this dump? Yes there are some interesting artifacts, but on the whole Israel has a lot more to offer than this hole. If you want to see the pompous windbags that occupy it, you can look at the ones...More

Thank Shai D
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great architectural site and tours are available. Based on personal experience the first time I went, do NOT wear shorts... they will not let you in.

Thank godot1313
Reviewed 23 May 2017

parliaments can often be quite boring, but as with everything in israel this is stunning & well worth the visit

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not able to access the interior on my visit as it was a working day and security it immense. You would need a valid reason to step inside.

Thank Malcolm H
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour with a lot of information. Generous and kind staff. Beautiful building both inside and out. Felt very welcomed and able to ask questions and received informative and clear answers. Chagall art work was explained and beautiful.

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19 November 2016|
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Response from sararefaeli | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be open. Take the free tour there and also visit the park with the Menora
Anthony K
3 November 2015|
Response from Mexicaviajero | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know ...Idid not get that far.... I suposse it is posible...Good luck...
15 October 2015|
Response from Mexicaviajero | Reviewed this property |
Of course; It is in the map of Jerusalem...in the next: Hakiriyah, Jerusalem 91950 Israel