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The remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem and a place of prayer sacred to the Jewish people.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
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Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
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+972 2-627-1333
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Reviewed today via mobile

Was not as big as I thought it would be but clearly one of the holiest places in the country. Dress and behave appropriately and enjoy the experience. Go at night also.

Thank William E
Reviewed today

I prayed at the Wall today and whilst I am not Jewish, I was welcomed and assisted by others at the wall. You can borrow a kippah out of the box near the wall (it is very disrespectful to go to the wall whilst not...More

Thank ThomasUK1
Reviewed today

Go early to avoid crowds. Amazing that the prayers are collected twice a year and buried in cemetary!

Thank Susan H
Reviewed yesterday

wonderful experience to pray at the Western Wall with other ladies and children from all over the world

Thank gail J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent some time at the western wall. Not familiar with the Jewish transitions. Had an opportunity to pray for Israel and Canada. Felt safe and would do it again.

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you travel to Israel, you must travel to Jerusalem to the Western Wall. Know that when you walk up to the wall, the men and women are separate. Even if you aren’t religious it is important to have this experience and memory to return...More

Thank CarolAnnG11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am by know means ultra religious but when I touched the wall I began to have an incredible experience of peace and visions of family and close friends. I cannot explain this and all I can put it down to is this is a...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to the Western wall to get my special prayer request delivered to the wall but it seems my timing to visit jerusalem was bit ill timed. Due to the 10 days holiday there at the time eveey where was always over filled to capacity...same...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not religious but the sight of this brought a lump to my throat. I felt uncomfortable as a voyeur watching others pray at their most holy site but I'd not have missed this for the world.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been here twice and seen it on TV many times. It is a partial section of the wall Herod built around the temple. Punt just before Jesus birth. This is not the original wall built by Solomon in 990 BC. The Jewish people...More

Thank Ross M
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Mgarrucho
20 September 2018|
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Response from 43Chicago | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need tickets. Go early as it can get crowded.
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Mgarrucho
20 September 2018|
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Response from Sabrina J | Reviewed this property |
No you do not. But, remember that they have a make side of the wall and a female side of the wall. Also, it's good if you are a female and your shoulders are covered out of respect.
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zevb
18 June 2018|
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Response from sheilagsilver | Reviewed this property |
Do not know of this custom. Should put some coins into charity boxes available for maintenance of the Wall.
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