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@ Israel Museum - This Model Will help You Understand Jerusalem 2,000 years ago!

A Highlight of visiting the Israel Museum. 1) This model will help you see and understand Jerusalem after King Herod completed his building spree 2,000 years ago. 2) Give... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 February 2017
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The Village, Manhattan, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

A Highlight of visiting the Israel Museum. 1) This model will help you see and understand Jerusalem after King Herod completed his building spree 2,000 years ago. 2) Give yourself time here - it can easily take an hour. 3) Make sure you get headsets from the Israel Museum front area as there are many maps around the model which... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This large model was originally constructed at the Holy land Hotel in the 1950's at a time when Jews could not visit this part of old Jerusalem because in was within the borders of Jordan. Therefore this model was constructed to teach Jewish children what the Temple would have looked like and its surroundings. Makes old Jerusalem at the time... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

This model relocated to the Israel Museum from the HolyLand Hotel is HUGE! You can get views from all around and read the informative placards. Wear a hat in the summer. There is no shade.

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Thank April A
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

It helps put the pieces together when you visit the Old City. It is located on the grounds of the Israel Museum and is part of your ticket. Whether you see the ruins before or after you will gain a better appreciation of Jerusalem.

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Thank Lorne N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

This model took four years to put together and is so impressive! It's amazing to be able to look at it and see how this beautiful city looked like back then. An absolute must-see!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I recommend visiting this model of the Old City of Jerusalem before heading to the Old City itself. Combining this visit with a trip to the Southern Wall Excavations at the Davidson Center in the Old City is magic! The steps you see in the model are available to climb at the Davidson center. Likewise Robinsons Arch and other architectural... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I wish that Trip Advisor would update the address of the current location. The model was moved several years ago! Be sure to allow ample time to walk around the huge (2000 sq. meters) scale model of the Second Temple of Jerusalem located on the Israel Museum grounds. This extraordinary model really makes the history come alive in a way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

On the grounds of the Israel Museum. Nice, detailed model of second temple period Jerusalem. Gives a great perspective on modern Jerusalem.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

This model which is something like 40 metres long and 30 metres wide is most helpful to understanding Jerusalem at the time of the second temple.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

This attraction has been moved to a site next to the Dead Sea Scrolls building at the Israeli Museum. It makes the present structure of the Old City, particularly the Western Wall and the Temple Mount, intelligible. A coffee shop is adjacent.

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