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This model was absolutely amazing. To see all of Jerusalem in one area scaled perfectly was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tamra V
Novi, Michigan
Excellent scale model of Second Temple-era Jerusalem

This painstaking model is laid out in such a way that you can walk all the way around to view from... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Kirsty C
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This model was absolutely amazing. To see all of Jerusalem in one area scaled perfectly was incredible. Then we was informed that each time there is a change or a discrepancy, they change the model accordingly. Mind Blowing!

Thank Tamra V
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This painstaking model is laid out in such a way that you can walk all the way around to view from all angles, and has a viewing platform around part of it to view from a height as well. Really helps you get a handle...More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Located in the Israel museum is a large scale model of Jerusalem in the 2nd temple period. There are many such models in museums and various other places all over Jerusalem, but none quite as big as this. If you're going to the Israel Museum...More

1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Miniature old times Jerusalem from the air. Gives a better perspective of our Jerusalem knowledge. Located in Israel museum's sculpture garden.

1  Thank Varda A
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Located in the Israel Museum, City of David, there is an outdoor model of the ancient city of Jerusalem, including the second temple. This is a scale model with outstanding detail must be seen as it will provide you with a true picture of the...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the greatest models of any city anywhere. Extremely impressive. within the grounds of the magnificent Israel musuem

Thank Jethro672
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The Holy Land model is a complete scale model of the old city of Jerusalem during Jesus time. The details of the model is just astounding! Pool of Bethesda, pool of siloam and many others. Do take time to visit the Shrine of the Book...More

Thank Nyuk Khuen N
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Model of the city of Jerusalem during the 2nd Temple period,done according the works of the archeologist AVI-YONA and the books of Joseph Ben Matatyay,Originally built in the hotel Holy Land,transfered ten years ago to the Israel Museum,in the Billy Rose Sculpture Garden

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This miniaturized model of the city of Jerusalem gives visitors a chance to see how all the historic sites in Jerusalem fit together in relation to each other. It had previously been at another location near Mt. Hertzl, but know is on the grounds of...More

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Although we went in the freezing rain, it is a location that deserves some time to understand the ancient city. It is a great representation of old Jerusalem and well worth a visit.

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