The Western Wall Tunnels, Jerusalem

4.7
First excavated by archeologists in 1864, The Western Wall Tunnels allow visitors access to an enclosed 485 m (1,591 ft) of the famous retaining wall that served as a support for King Herod's Second Temple expansion. The tunnels run underneath the buildings in Jerusalem's old town, lending insights into the architectural strategies and water collection technologies that enabled the temple's construction. The tunnels are quite narrow and dark; booking a guide beforehand or joining an ongoing tour is the only way to partake in the experience. PutThe Western Wall Tunnels into our Jerusalem trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I didn't know there was a tunnel that went the entire length Western Wall of the Old Jerusalem. The Holy Land has to be an archeologist dream, they still keep finding things even in the Old City...  more »
  • you will feel like inside the bible, its such an intersting and amazing place, there are not a lot like this in the whole world. it is a must if visiting jerusalem.  more »

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