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Address: Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

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MODEL OF JERUSALEM YEAR 60

Model of the city of Jerusalem during the 2nd Temple period,done according the works of the archeologist AVI-YONA and the books of Joseph Ben Matatyay,Originally built in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2016
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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Model of the city of Jerusalem during the 2nd Temple period,done according the works of the archeologist AVI-YONA and the books of Joseph Ben Matatyay,Originally built in the hotel Holy Land,transfered ten years ago to the Israel Museum,in the Billy Rose Sculpture Garden

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San Jose, California
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This miniaturized model of the city of Jerusalem gives visitors a chance to see how all the historic sites in Jerusalem fit together in relation to each other. It had previously been at another location near Mt. Hertzl, but know is on the grounds of the Israel Museum, a much more appropriate location. It is a to scale model with... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Although we went in the freezing rain, it is a location that deserves some time to understand the ancient city. It is a great representation of old Jerusalem and well worth a visit.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Located in the Israel Museum, this is a scale model of the Second Temple and its surroundings. The "artist" painstakingly researched details to show us the 2000 year old reality. (Be aware that some things may not have been as presented since some aspects of reality weren't recorded for posterity. This model, in some areas, is a best guess.) Take... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Our pilgrimage with Footprints of God with Steve and Janet Ray brought us to this museum where the star attraction for me was the 50/1 scale city of Jerusalem in Christ's time. This sure helps understand where all these incredible events that shaped our salvation history took place. Do NOT leave Israel without seeing this!

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

We traipsed [in our bus] over to Holyland and found a scale model of Etetz Yisrael with lots of highlights of the country enlarged so that you would know where you are going and will know what you will see. Sort of a stationary preview. I'm all into models and modeling, and have been for years, but I found this... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Given that Jerusalem has been rebuilt 16 times what you see now is not really much like what it was in Jesus time. This model in the Israel museum really helps to visualise and put into context some of the bible stories that the old town layout now masks. Our local tour guide was a brilliant historian and his explanation... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

This is a very interesting historical model of Jerusalem which really provides a lot of perspective. You can walk around and discuss the various features, using the model as a guide.

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

I loved the detailed model of the city of Jerusalem as it was prior to its destruction after Christ was crucified. It is quite a beautiful work of art!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

This model is an excellent (but not perfect) representation of the city of Jerusalem as it looked in the year 66AD. The model was completed and dedicated in 1966 after years of research and work. (The model was moved to its current location in 2006) The attention to detail is amazing. It is a must see for anyone who is... More 

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