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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

Old City Train and Shuttles

The Western Wall Train and Shuttle bus depart from Jaffa Gate and return every 20 minutes between 08:40 and 13:20 – The travel is free for Bar Mitzvah families.
Departure point - Karta Parking Lot B (the bus parking lot parallel to Yitzhak Kariv Street)
Destination- Goren Square near the Western Wall.

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

For more details- click here

Weather

Jerusalem, Israel

Jul 10, 2019

האדמו"ר מגור הגיע לרחבת הכותל המערבי לרגל יום פטירת אביו האדמו"ר מגור בעל הלב שמחה זצ"ל.

The Gerrer Rebbe came to the Western Wall in honor of the yahrzeit of his father the Admor of Gur, Baal Halev Simcha, zz'l.

 

Jul 04, 2019

כ 100 נציגים מהעדה האתיופית הגיעו הבוקר לתפילה בכותל המערבי לשלום עדתם

Approximately 1,000 representatives of the Ethiopian community came to the Western Wall this morning to pray for the welfare of their community.

 

Jul 01, 2019

שר הפנים של בריטניה בביקור בכותל המערבי ביקור ראשון של שר בריטי בכותל לאחר 19 שנים

Minister of Interior of Great Britain visits the Western Wall. This is the first visit of a British minister in 19 years.

 

Jun 26, 2019

ניקי היילי ביקרה בכותל המערבי והטמינה פתק בין אבני הכותל

Former United States Ambassador to the UN - Nikki Haley visits the Western Wall