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Ancient Jerusalem: City of David Tour

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    Stop At: Jaffa Gate, Jaffa Road Omar Ibn Katab, Jerusalem Israel

    Meet your guide just outside the Jaffa Gate and get ready to go on a journey through Israel’s incredible life story.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Silwan Mosque, Ma'alot Ir David St, Jerusalem

    Explore the Silwan Necropolis, the most important ancient cemetery in Israel. Learn about the archaeological significance of this site, which holds the tomb of Pharaoh's Daughter and the tomb of the Royal Steward.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel, Rehov Hashiloah City of David, Jerusalem Israel

    Explore Hezekiah’s Tunnel, an ancient water channel that was carved beneath the City of David, and the Warren's Shaft, believed to have allowed David to capture Jerusalem.

    Over the past 150 years, intense research has focused on this area and the rich history it holds. A mysterious reference in the Old Testament told of David’s capture of Jerusalem, now believed to have taken place through these tunnels. We'll take you back to the time of the First Temple, and even earlier, and show you Jerusalem’s first palace, where many believe King David himself resided.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: City of David, Ma'alot Ir David St, Jerusalem

    Your tour finishes by the City of David Visitors Center.

    Duration: 5 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Jaffa Gate, Omar Ibn Katab, ירושלים
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Return Details
    City of David, Jerusalem
    • Expert local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This three-hour excursion is not for the faint-hearted, as part of the tour is underground in narrow tunnels. However, for those who brave it, expect to be rewarded with some of the richest historical sites in the world and a visit to some of the holiest places on Earth.
    • Average tour length: the independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We did the free 2 hour tour through Jerusalem and Liran Whitman was our guide. My kids and I didnt want to join guided tours but Liran‘s tour was so good, clear, well structured, with joy and humor that we decided to go with him...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Tanja H
    Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

    I rarely review but wanted to warn everyone. I’m well traveled and I have seen the worst now. After walking for 1.5 hours with little dialogue we got to City of David where Paul shared less info than on the signs! He actually read the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Suzanne L
    SNE_Violeta, Guest Relations Manager at SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Jerusalem, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello Suzanne L, Thank you for your honest feedback about your recent tour of Jerusalem. We always appreciate when guests take the time to let us know about their experience so that we have an opportunity to improve our service. We are sorry to hear...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2019

    I really enjoyed joining the walking tour of the Underground City of David. It started off at the Jaffa Gate, with a nice group size of about 8 people and a lively and very informative tour guide named Yoni. We walked for a while to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Diana D
    Reviewed 28 August 2019

    My husband and I had a free waking tour in Jerusalem this morning and it was fantastic. Alex was our guide and he was really professional and patient with such a huge group. I would recommend the tour to all visitors. Thanks . Carla and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Monti1968
    Reviewed 10 August 2019

    We were fortunate enough to have Anat Rom as our tour guide. She was very kind, knowledgeable, and patient in explaining and addressing all of our questions and did it with a lot of background knowledge and information that was new to all of us....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank dannygold1087
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