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Behind the Scenes


Unique finds from the various eras of Jerusalem’s history


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The Western Wall Plaza and the Western Wall sites (the Tunnels, the Chain of Generations, the Journey to Jerusalem, A Look to the Past, Behind the Scenes) are all open as usual.
Also - our bar mitzvah guides look forward to greeting bar mitzvah families coming to the Western Wall this Thursday.

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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

Please note - The shuttle service from the Carta parking lot for Bar Mitzvah families will be suspended between February 7, 2019 and March 7, 2019
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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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Behind the Scenes

Development projects in the Western Wall area in recent years have led to the discovery of new subterranean complexes containing impressive discoveries that shed light on the history of Jerusalem. Join us on an exciting tour of new discoveries found at the Western Wall site, including descending into the excavations site exposed under the western part of the Western Wall Plaza, and to the underground spaces found under the classic Western Wall Tunnels route.

 

This tourist attraction is an experience with added benefit - a must for anyone interested in history and heritage.

 

Among the unique discoveries, one can see remnants of an administrative building from the First Temple period, a magnificent Roman road, ritual baths, royal rooms that served the nation’s dignitaries, and more.

 

*The tour must be paid for and with prior coordination only

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For individuals

To register online using a credit card

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For organized groups

To complete a form for scheduling a tour

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Hours of Operation

Sunday - Thursday: 7am until late at night
Friday: 7am - 12pm (during Daylight Savings Time until 1pm)
Saturday Evening: Based on reservations

Call Center

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation’s call center for booking tours to the Western Wall sites and around Jerusalem is open Sunday-Thursday 8:30am - 7pm
We look forward to serving you
Call: 972-2-627-1333

Behind the Scenes

The Behind the Scenes Route – A New and Exciting Tour!

While conducting development work at the Western Wall Plaza, impressively beautiful and remnant-rich underground spaces were revealed. The Behind the Scenes tour takes you to these new discoveries and to the unusual spaces discovered underneath the classic Western Wall Tunnels tour. This new and exciting tour introduces you to 3,000 years of history. Suitable all year round.
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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.