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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Regardless of your faith, anywhere that has been bathed in prayer exudes the sacred. There is ample place to stay out of the immediate area and watch, but if you venture closer, you will find a sense of those who seek what is holy. Many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wanderingrev
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The western wall is just something that every visitor to Jerusalem must see, and participate in if desired. Need to go through security when entering area, also lots of police around for additional security. But felt safe here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank meyerla
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was hands down the best part of my visit to Jerusalem old city. The history comes alive experiencing the worshipers at the wall.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank maniksg06
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very holy place, spiritually uplifting. The sacred presence there was palatable and very deeply profound.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank creativehealing
Reviewed 4 days ago

Regardless of your religion, one must be inspired by the reverence of the Western Wall. Be prepared to place your intentions of the crevices in the wall.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chjada
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the history of the wall but not being religious it did not have the same energy for me as others. To watch people and their excitement was amazing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank G34DSmarkn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whey would anyone go to Jerusalem and not visit the Western Wall with so much history? You do need to go through security to enter the area. If you wish to go up to the wall itself, men go into a separate entrance than the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LibbyCincinnati
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most sacred place for Jews; and you can feel the vibe. (So please, if you go, be respectful.) This wall is the only remaining of the 2nd historic temple; the most important for the Jewish people. If you go, please dress modestly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jfermons
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't allowed to visit so sadly we viewed from a distance. Great view however. Sadly there looks like a lot of modernisation and excavations that were visible going on close to and under the wall. Sadly, this could threaten the long term preservation of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Hint_of_Pepper
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a holy place for the Jews, but every Christian has to see it because it is a part of history that we need to know.

Date of experience: March 2019
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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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