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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
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Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
+972 2-627-1333
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Reviewed 27 March 2012

you cannot help but be touched by the beauty and spirituality that is the western wall. the stones within a person's height range are moist from sweat and tears of the people that pray there daily. if you reach your hand up the stones are...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2012

great place, prepare your paper with wishes before you go...peaceful place!

Thank cestlaviebaby
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Although not Jewish, I found the visit to the Western wall to be a very moving experience.

Thank dccv1
Reviewed 23 March 2012

For any Jew, visiting the Wall is the ultimate pilgrimage. Being there is very, very special and memorable and extremely moving.

Thank STB424
Reviewed 23 March 2012

This is a great experience for anyone whether with historical interests or religious.

Thank wmbristow
Reviewed 22 March 2012

now this is something that no mater Jew Christian or Muslim - you have to go!!!! the kids felt it, we did!!! GO FRIDAY NIGHT!!!!!!!!

Thank Pukitdrw
Reviewed 20 March 2012

I am not Jewish, but what an amazing experience and a sense of 'connection' with something much bigger than humanity.......

Thank TimC108
Reviewed 18 March 2012

A center for the Jews all around the world!! emeizing!!

Thank laslo n
Reviewed 18 March 2012

Take your prayer list on a small piece of paper so you can put it in the wall. This is a very moving place of pray.

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 18 March 2012

To say this experience was "spiritual" does not do it justice. I can't describe the feelings and emotions I had while visiting the Wailing Wall. Even though I was separated from my husband (men and women have to go to different parts of the wall),...More

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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.
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.
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.