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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

Weather

Jerusalem, Israel

Sep 28, 2017

slichot

Slichot (Penitential Prayers) at the Western Wall

Slichot (Penitential Prayers) at the Western Wall will take place, iy”H, on the days preceding Rosh Hashana And during Aseret Yemei Tshuva (between RH and Yom Kippur) At 12:30am

Thursday, 19 Elul, 5776 (September 22, 2016)
Thursday, 26 Elul, 5776 (September 29, 2016)
Wednesday, 3 Tishrei, 5777 (October 5, 2016)
Thursday, 4 Tishrei, 5777 (October 6, 2016)
Sunday, 7 Tishrei, 5777 (October 9, 2016)
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The central Slichot service will take place, iy”H On Monday, 8 Tishrei, 5777 (October 10, 2016) At 12:15am In the presence of Israel’s Chief Rabbis
Maran HaRishon LeZion HaGaon Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, shlita
Maran HaGaon Rabbi David Lau, shlita
and HaRav HaGaon Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, shlita
Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites

Aug 15, 2017

קייטנת עזר מציון בביקור בכותל המערבי

Ezer Metzion camp visited the Western Wall

 

Aug 14, 2017

Roger Milla

Retired soccer player visited the Western Wall

The retired soccer player, Roger Milla, from Cameroon came to visit the Western Wall.

Aug 13, 2017

ישיבת סטארס מאוקראינה בביקור בכותל המערבי

The Stars Yeshiva of Ukraine visited the Western Wall