City of David Tour


Join us for a three-hour adventure through the City of David, the heart of ancient Jerusalem, and discover the place where the story of this extraordinary city really began. Journey back in time over 4,000 years, by entering the secret underground tunnel system, the lifeline of ancient Jerusalem.

Highlights

  • Visit the Gihon Spring – the lifeline of this ancient city
  • Overlook the Kidron Valley, the ancient cemetery which houses the tomb of the Pharaoh’s Daughter and Royal Steward
  • Walk through Warren’s Shaft, believed to be the key to King David’s capture of Jerusalem
  • Experience Jerusalem’s first palace believed to be where King David himself resided
  • Learn about Hezekiah’s Tunnel, carved out beneath the City of David

Tour Itinerary

  • 13:50 - Tour begins from the Jaffa Gate
  • 17:00 - Tour ends at the City of David
  • NB: All times are approximate
  • Please note that on this tour we enter narrow tunnels

Full Description

Join us for a three-hour adventure through the City of David, the heart of ancient Jerusalem, and discover the place where the story of this extraordinary city really began. Journey back in time over 4,000 years, by entering the secret underground tunnel system, the lifeline of ancient Jerusalem.

Uncover hidden archaeological secrets, including the Kidron Valley Necropolis and Jerusalem’s first palace, considered to be the site where King David himself resided. From the hidden Gihon Spring, which provided the city’s crucial water supply, to exploring the ancient Canaanite water system, an astounding feat of ancient engineering where water has flowed since the time of the prophets, to Warren’s Shaft believed to be the key to King David’s capture of the city.

By venturing through historic waterways, whilst voyaging through illuminated darkness where there is a sense of feeling immersed within something infinite, you’ll experience a captivating journey through the City of David.

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This tour can be customized as a private tour for families or groups. Request a Private Tour Price Quote

For more information you can call us on +972 2 566 0045 between 9am and 9pm (Israel time), or write to us.
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140 ILS
Per Person
CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES:
140 ILS = 33€ / 38$ / 29£

Exchange rate information is provided by a third party for indicative purposes only.

Quick Facts
  • Duration:
    Half Day
  • Pickup points:
    Jaffa Gate
  • Essential Information:
    Things to bring
    - Sunscreen and hat
    - Comfortable shoes
    - Camera
  • Includes:
    - Guided tour
    - Entrance fees to the City of David
  • Excludes:
    - Optional transport back to the entrance of the city of David (5 ILS)
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