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Come rediscover Biblical Jerusalem! Located just outside the Old City walls, the City of David is in fact the historical Old City of Jerusalem, containing archeological remnants going back 4,000 years. Come see for yourself where it all began...
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rehov Hashiloah | City of David, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a cool experience. Take the wet tunnel - bring a flashlight (or your phone) and water shoes! The cool water feels great on tired feet :)

Thank meghan1876
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's best to bring shorts and flip flops but the walk through is astounding especially considering the history. On a hot day, this is the place to be!

Thank CosmicCarrot
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a historic site, but it can also be a fun trip there are wet and dry tunnels and if you are adventurous enough, do try the wet ones. Just keep in mind, they are wet for a reason and the water can be...More

1  Thank Anuyta
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always done this tour. The kids love it. They sell you little flashlights for 5NIS and you will need them. You can take a long time and look at all the history on the way down, or just go do the tunnel. VERY...More

Thank wandering2urist
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend hiking the wet tunnel, even though you may find yourself waist high in water! There is a dry tunnel, too, and both are must-sees, each revealing physical evidence of passages that my mother used to tell me were more about the lessons learned...More

1  Thank Teryn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an exhilarating hike this was through 3,000 years of history. If you come to Jerusalem in hot weather you'll especially love this

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are claustrophobic do not do this tunnel. But, if you are not, it is not to be missed. The City of David is unbelievable. The early Jerusalem. Don't miss this.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an incredibly engineered water tunnel that provided water to the secluded city of Jerusalem more than 2200 years ago! it's fun to crawl in it, especially for kids, and refreshing too...

Thank yehudablia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I carried a group of thirty nine people to Jerusalem and we visited Hezekiah's Tunnel. We actually walked through the tunnel- for a couple of miles. There is a wet part of the tunnel and a dry part of the tunnel- we walked through the...More

1  Thank megoforth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally, I'm claustrophobic but I wasn't on this occasion. Perhaps it was the breeze blowing through the tunnel or perhaps it was the cold water running across my bare feet but my walk through Hezekiah's Tunnel was a brilliant experience and not at all frightening....More

1  Thank Bryan A
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Rachel W
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
This is something that only you can consider. The tunnels are low, narrow and unlit, and as I mentioned in the review, if you have any issues with claustrophobia...this might be a challenge for you.
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Sue R
January 19, 2018|
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Response from City_of_David | Property representative |
‫April usually is an ideal time to come to Israel! the weather is hot but not too much and the water will be just in the right tempatur to relief the heat! Can't wait to see you!‬
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November 16, 2017|
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Response from danelran | Reviewed this property |
I was there with a 3 year old (and her older siblings). As people wrote, it can get tight at places (I'm about 1.85 m and couldn't walk in a fully upright position the whole time. the water are a little deep for the first... More
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