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Knesset (Parliament)

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Address: HaKiryah, Jerusalem 91950, Israel
Phone Number:
+972 2-675-3420
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Free guided tours of Israel’s Parliament include an explanation of the...

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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We were blessed to go inside and witness some sessions! The Knesset Ministers of Parliament are generally friendly... - you should be properly dressed and cultured inside. I just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
tecconcepcion2002
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Paranaque, Philippines
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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were blessed to go inside and witness some sessions! The Knesset Ministers of Parliament are generally friendly... - you should be properly dressed and cultured inside. I just admire how the jewish legislators excell in their calling! Did you know that every country stands for a calling or name? Israel means Lawyer or keeper of the law!- and they... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent guide and we learned what we needed to know. We loved the Chagall hangings and were fascinated to see that the main chamber was laid out like a Menorah.

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Thank derby1942
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Means, open door. Literally open where the citizens can sit in on a reading of the draft of a law/petition, where they can sit in and watch this law/petition is being deliberated by the whole committee. Guests who are not citizens would need to book a time to get to tour the facility. Which is good since it gives us... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the capital of Israel where policy is made. It is open Wednesdays and Thursday only to public and you must have reservations for tours. It is amazing. Tight security as all political places. But facinating.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh our tour guide was awesome. He was very knowledgeable and answered any questions we threw at him. Really was a great insight into how Israel democracy works and gives you a brief history of it as well. Josh pointed out key moment in Israel's history and took us to many rooms within the Knesset, which were amazing. The architecture... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building, interesting architecture, art on display includes "big names" like Chagal. A necessary place to visit for all the political sciences buffs. Our guide provided us with a lot of information on Israeli modern day history and parliamentary system.

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Katonah, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Knesset is a modern and impressive building. Taking the tour is a must. Our tour guide was interesting and extremely knowledgeable. Democracy in action.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Not only did we get to see the Knesset, but through family friend we were able to meet a member of the Knesset and discuss recent actions regarding the settlements.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building if u r into architecture, amazing photography material , good and sound history for historians, ancient words and wording if u r an aspiring etymologist but if u r a seeker and believer in truth and word power then this is the place for ears who are accustomed to hear truth and use their muscle in their mouth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A very modern building with an interesting tour. We came for a conference and heard the prime minister and other famous figures speak. It's a good visit but there are other locations I would see first in Jerusalem

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