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City of David National Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Rediscover Biblical Jerusalem.The story of the City of David began over 3,000 years ago,Today, the story of the City of David continues. Deep underground, the City of David is revealing some of the most exciting archeological finds of the ancient...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Ma'alot Ir David, Jerusalem 9710600, Israel
+972 77-996-6726
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 March 2010

I traveled with a group of Christians to Israel for a week, most of it spent in Jerusalem. The City of David was the highlight of our stay in Jerusalem. A few people stumbled upon it mostly by accident, but soon we had planned for...More

15  Thank brian796
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 November 2013

The acheological site itself is for sure valuable as a human heritage. But the explanation and map provided in the City of David gives absolutely no useful and interesting information about the archeological objects on exposition. The map, that was provided with the entrance ticket...More

9  Thank Kira_UA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our Male Tour Guide "Owen" was great and he absolutely knew what he was doing. He was very professional and caring to his group. I also loved the exciting experience of walking 530+ length underground, dark, legs/feet soaked in water and ended at the Siloam...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The history of Jerusalem started with the ancient City of David. Recently excavated proof that this was the site of the City of David has been discovered. This was the beginning of the city of Jerusalem. LOTS of stairs and steep ramps. No need to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very thorough tour. Loved our time spent here. Definitely do the tunnel and yes it is cold and ur legs and feet will get wet but the experience is a must unless ur scared of dark and constricting spaces then don’t do it. Definitely bring...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is really an amazing place to visit as it shows a lot of history and the views are great too I enjoyed it very much.

Thank medhatwahba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Choosing this site for guided tour was more for my partner who is better in history than I am. I enjoyed it, learned from it. But beware it is a lot of walking and you can even pass through very narrow caves. I am happy...More

Thank Jenstockholm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just excellent to who like history. In this place you go back on tome by more than 2000 years of history and there is still many original objects we can enjoy seeing. Loved it!

Thank marisa554
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The urban core of Ancient Jerusalem starting the Iron Age and the site of the city of the Kings of Judea,runned as a National Garden extending down from the Southern side of the city walls and the Davidson Archeologic Garden Don't miss the extensive water...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

City of David is a large archaeological park that preserves the most extensive portion of Old Testament Jerusalem that is accessible to the public. The excavation area is huge and ongoing...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour fits both adults and children. There are many types of tours. Lots of history and archaeology. The guides are good. Nice movie at the beginning.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice tour show the history of the city and the water tunnels from the water lake to the city . Dont miss the walk in tje "nikba" walking ij water for 500 meters its refreshing and nice expiriens, great for children. Dont forget flashlight...

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2 July 2018|
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Response from rjaffelieb | Reviewed this property |
Look at the City of David website, they have an online store and it's very good. His book is there as are many others. Let me know if this is not enough.
10 October 2017|
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Response from Fane_Babanul | Reviewed this property |
The guided tour cost per person is less than 60 SHEKEL, worth every agora. Book in advance, through the CITY OF DAVID web site.
31 August 2017|
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Response from pmjc | Reviewed this property |
Can't help at all on this one.