City of David in Jerusalem, Ir david Visitors Center
City of David

City of David

About
The story of the ancient city of Jerusalem begins on a narrow hilltop some 3,800 years ago, when the city was first built by the Canaanites. 800 years later King David conquered Zion, the Jebusite fort in the city (Samuel 2 Chapter 5) and established it as the capital of his unified kingdom. This was the City of David - Ancient Jerusalem.


Following its destruction, the city was lost beneath the sands of time and forgotten. In recent years, the City of David has been rediscovered and excavations at the site reveal stunning archaeological evidence of First & Second Temple Jerusalem. Its stones share with us the story of one of the most compelling places in the world.

 

         Contact City of David                                                          8 Shammai St. Jerusalem, Israel 

    +972 2 626 8700

 
                                                                  

 

City of David Tours includes
• A state of the art 3D movie
• Amazing discoveries from the Biblical Period.
• A walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnel, a water tunnel through which flows water from the Gihon Spring, Ancient Jerusalem’s main water source.


Winter Tours' Schedule
City of David Tours (English): 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, Friday: 10:00 am
Hasmonean Aqueduct Tour (Hebrew only): Friday only: 10:00 am
Segway Tour (English): 1:00 pm


Summer Tours' Schedule
City of David Tours (English): 10:00 am, 4:00 pm, Friday: 10:00 am
Hasmonean Aqueduct Tour (Hebrew only): Friday only: 10:00 am
Segway Tour (English): 1:00 pm

 

Remarks
1. Pre-booking required !

2. Entry to Warren's Shaft and Hezekiah's Tunnel is permitted until one hour prior to closing time.
3. Tickets can be purchased up to 2 hours prior to site's closing time.

4. Ticket holders for the last entry time to Warren's Shaft cannot continue on tour through Hezekiah's tunnel.

Opening Hours - Winter

Opening Hours -Summer

Sun. to Thu. 08:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri. & holiday eve 08:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sun. to Thu. 08:00 am to 7:00 pm
Fri. & holiday eve 08:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

 

 

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