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Address: Grounds of Holyland Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: 02 643-7777
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Jerusalem Old and New Daily Tour from Herzliya
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See how it looked way back then.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
April A
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 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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Thank TravelReviewer1983
Jerusalem, Israel
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 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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Thank April A
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 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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Thank Mary H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 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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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

It was awesome to get a glimpse of the blueprint of what the old temple in Jerusalem looked like in addition to the recounting of the period's people and events by the guide. If you go in the summer, it's so sunny and warm, but make sure you take a hat to shield yourself from the heat of the sun... More 

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Thank Tai23
Jerusalem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

It's located in the Israel Museum grounds. Take a headset at the entrance, it explains all about the Jerusalem of the time. fascinating to see how the city was laid out then and try to connect it with what we can see today.

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