Join thousands of pilgrims who come up to Jerusalem every year, and come to the Western Wall - the remnant of our Temple and the source of the Jewish nation's yearning and inspiration.
The Western Wall Prayer Plaza is open all day, every day of the year. Official state and private events are held here, including ceremonies for Memorial Day for IDF fallen soldiers, swearing-in ceremonies, prayer gatherings, and bar mitzvah events.

Public transportation

Public transportation

You can take Bus # 1,3, or 38, or come by taxi
Private car

Private car

You can also come by private car and park in the following parking lots:
Carta Parking, at the entrance to the Old City near Jaffa Gate (hourly rate)
Mount Zion Parking - meant for buses only (free) 
Special Occasions

Special Occasions

Brides and grooms on the day of their wedding may enter by car through Jaffa Gate with advanced arrangements made with the Office of the Rabbi of the Western Wall at 02-6263345, ext. 200.
רכבת הכותל

רכבת הכותל

משער יפו לכותל וחזרה
יציאה משוערת כל חצי שעה
Free to The Old City

Free to The Old City

"Free to The Old City" - Free bus service from a special stop in the parking lot of the First Station to Dung Gate, every 20 minutes,
Sun, Tues, Wed. 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Mon and Thurs. 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Fri. and holiday eve. 8:00 a.m. until one hour before Shabbat
The shuttle leaves every 20 minutes
Handicapped-accessible shuttle leaves every hour on the hour


Jerusalem, Israel

Mar 20, 2017

בר מצווה לנערי עמותת מחוברים לחיים

Bar Mitzvah for the Youth Association "Connected to Life"

Bar Mitzvah boys from the "Connected to Life" Association came to celebrate their Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall. The "Connected to Life" Association is involved in various activities for children with special needs.


Mar 19, 2017

מסיבת סידור בכותל המערבי

Siddur Party at the Western Wall

First graders from the Sha'alvim school arrived to celebrate their siddur party at the Western Wall.

Mar 13, 2017

חג פורים בכותל המערבי

Purim at the Western Wall

Many worshipers arrived dressed up for the Purim prayer at the Western Wall.

Mar 13, 2017

ביקור נשיא בוסניה בכותל המערבי

Bosnian President visited the Western Wall

Bosnian President, Mr. Mladen Ivanić, visited the Western Wall and the Western Wall tunnels.