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Danny the Digger

Jerusalem, Israel (Givat Ram)
+972-54-6040200
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Ranked #3 of 101 Activities in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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English first
Tel Aviv, Israel
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a guided tour with Danny for a whole day in Jerusalem. Although I've been numerous times in Jerusalem, Danny still managed to tell us things I was unaware of. His insights and knowledge are quite remarkable. Highly recommended!

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Norfolk, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Danny guided a tour for my synagogue (group of 25) from Norfolk, VA. For 11 days, he was a constant source of fascinating information and commentary. His training as an archaeologist gives him an incredible insight into 4000 years of history. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Danny is a great guide and especially at archeology sites. His knowledge is outstanding. We toured City of David, Old City, Western Wall, Masada, Qumran, Zippori and numerous places showing the modern development of the State of Israel. A real pleasure!!!

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Jerusalem
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Danny the Digger We had the fortune of spending two days with Danny A tour where the past is filtered through the eyes of a scientist, in particular the eyes of an archaeologist. As we explored the religious sites in the old city we were challenged with questions "is there a biblical reference to this site" and beyond that, "... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My husband and I took a one day tour with Danny Herman through the City of David and the Southern Wall. Danny took his time to thoroughly explain the history of the area so that when we went on our tour we were able to really understand everything we saw. His knowledge of archaeology is top notch and he has... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

After spending a few days touring around Israel on my own, I had the pleasure of touring with Danny the Digger. On my own, I saw mosaics, and thought "Wow, amazing they lasted 2,000 years." With Danny, I was able to gain a far deeper understanding of why the mosaics were important, how the archaeologists found them and worked to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Danny expertly guided us through the Dead Sea area and explained everything to us from an informative historical perspective.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been on many tours worldwide, but Danny stands out. We had a group of 5 people with a wide range of interests and mobility levels. Danny drew us all in with his knowledge and presentation. We especially enjoyed his challenges and debates of some widely held beliefs!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We spent a long and exciting day with Danny touring Masada, the Dead Sea and Qumran (it was too hot for the kids to hike Ein Gedi) and enjoyed everything. Scheduling with Danny was a pleasure. It was not easy to coordinate all of our travel plans from the US but coordinating with Danny was easy. The afternoon before our... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Danny the Digger knows his stuff!!!! He is well educated, articulate and passionate about history, archeology, and his country of Israel. If you pull and push a little, his fun and witty personality will come out!! As this was my 4th group tour of Israel and probably my 6 or 7th guide, I feel as though my opinion is based... More

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