The Western Wall Tunnels, Jerusalem

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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. Put The 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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  • Tunnel with stones of incredible dimensions build this tunnel through the to travel is an adventure for the spirit. Thinking about the construction effort, q complement it with a documentary satisfies your questions and amazement
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  • It was cool to follow the Western Wall through this tunnel. I had always thought that the exposed wall outside was all that had remained. Our guide made the experience really interesting.  more »
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