New!

Do you speak French? Russian? Spanish?
You can join a tour for individuals with an audio-guide in French, Russian, or Spanish!
To reserve a tour, call 972-2-6271333
*The audio-guide will be given in exchange for an ID left as collateral.
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Important Notice

Accessibility of the Western Wall Tunnels - Important Message!
Due to construction work, wheelchairs will not be accessible in the Western Wall Tunnels. The Fund's management apologizes for the temporary inconvenience. "A Look into the Past" is still wheelchair accessible.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Important notice

The Chain of Generations Center is getting a new look!
Due to the renovation, the site will be closed to visitors between May 5, 2019 - June 12, 2019.
We invite you to come visit when it reopens!

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Important notice

Transportation to the Western Wall for Bar Mitzvah families
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.

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Notices from the Kotel

Weather

Jerusalem, Israel

Organized Tours

Tours

Planning a visit to the Western Wall?

Now you can order an organized tour in the Western Wall and the Jewish quarter sites. Contact us for additional information

Opening Hours

The Western Wall Prayer Plaza is open every day of the year, twenty four hours a day

Today

Wednesday 14 Tamuz 5779, 7.17.2019
Dawn
4:45
Mid day:
11:45
Sunset
18:50
Torah weekly section
Pinchas
Times are according to Standard Time

Interesting Facts

The Kotel store is open

Come visit us

Western Wall Sites

The Western Wall Plaza is home to some of the most interesting historical tourist sites in the world, which offer a unique perspective on the genealogy of the Jewish people and the history of Jerusalem. We invite you to visit the sites and enjoy an empowering and unforgettable experience.

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