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The Second Temple Jerusalem Model

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Reviewed yesterday

Donated and placed in this site. This is a remarkable depiction of what King David area looked liked in the day. Do not miss.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to visit this model early in the morning before all the tour groups. Take your time to understand the model before visiting the Old City.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bear2bear
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Visited here with a large group. There were other groups in the area but plenty of space for everyone. It was very interesting to see the layout of how the city may have looked thousands of years ago and to hear the history of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank EvieVee
Reviewed August 3, 2019

We loved this model of the second temple. Took alot of pictures, and held a sermon there. It is inside the Israel Museum.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Hesby M
Reviewed July 18, 2019

This is a miniature replica of the city. It helps to put everything into perspective. It would be wonderful if someone could create a hard copy of the model and then have a current city overlay so you could see where everything was located v....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Gary W
Reviewed July 9, 2019

one minute we were at the city of david and poof we entered a closed off work site hidden behind billboards. our guide pushed a few buttons an wow, a door opened and right before us was this amazing buried treasure of history uncovered!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank abl510
Reviewed July 3, 2019

This is a very cool model which shows how and where the old city looked about 2000 years ago. Really well done and easy to view.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

This is not an old or entirely accurate replica. It's actually from an old hotel! That said, take some photos of it while you are there and before you visit the Mount of Olives or the Old City. It actually gives you some very helpful...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank alawyer1
Reviewed July 2, 2019

At the end of my visit to the museum walked around the Model of the old city. It gives a great overview of how the city just before the destruction by the Romans looked and felt.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Joerg S
Reviewed July 2, 2019

This model of the city of Jerusalem right before the destruction of the city and Temple in 70 A.D. This large scale model lets you see the relationships of the sites like the Church of the Holy Sepulchre or Garden Tomb in relation to the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Roy H
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