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Western Wall

Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
+972 2-627-1333
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The remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem and a place of prayer sacred to the Jewish people.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
+972 2-627-1333
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Reviewed yesterday

I feel there's no better way to seek God's company than under the open skies.God isn't trapped here within the 4 walls of a brick n mortar or a stone structure.Here it's you n your faith and conviction.Pray to your hearts content n drop in...More

Thank Padmini15
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see. Interestingly the male section is way bigger than the female one. I liked the fact there was drinking water at the site.

Thank youstyn
Reviewed 2 days ago

The orthodox and ultraorthodox who took over the wailing wall made out of it a terrible place with an atmosphere of an extreme religious outdoor synagogue. As much as I was moved when my friends got to that place duering the 1967 war, I never...More

Thank Goldi_Idit
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an amazing area in the old city of Jerusalem. It's usually buzzing with hundreds of worshipers, tourists and curious observers. We are always profoundly affected by our visit here. It's a must see place.

Thank MissMem
Reviewed 2 days ago

beautiful emotional breathtaking. The wall is amazing and to see all the people praying just makes you very emotional. you can go to the kotel tunnel too

Thank rinatshemesh
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are already at the Old City, might as well walk a little bit and go to the Western Wall. It´s a nice experience.

Thank Ixtamd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was so impressive to be at the western wall you can see the huge stones over 3000 years wow The atmosphere was holy The market under the city was special you file that your on the enchain time

Thank joeywak1
Reviewed 4 days ago

This very holy Jewish site was bustling. The women's side of the wall was much more crowded than the men's side. People were praying and sticking their messages into the wall. A free ice water truck was nearby to help with the very high temperatures.

Thank CruisingCalifornian
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Seeing the ancient Western Wall is an amazing experience. The most holy place left from thousands of years ago.

Thank Judith F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Western Wall is one of those iconic places on the planet that you must visit if at all possible. Take the tour of the Western Wall tunnels for about $7 USD. If you see higher prices for this tour, then you are not getting...More

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26 June 2017|
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Response from Julie-Anne H | Reviewed this property |
It is permitted, however it is a holy site, so it would be appropriate to wear long pants or long shorts. A number of the men in our group wore the pants with the zip off lower legs. This meant they could honour the ways of... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from ElizabethCroeser | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we went twice - one 7am and it wasn't to busy, however on the men side it is always busy. But people are really aware that everyone wants to touch or pray at The Wall, so its a constant flow. It is open 24 hours... More
8 May 2017|
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Response from Dean M |
Jerusalem holds so many treasures across the Jewish and Christian faiths in such a small land area. I've been 3 times and still yearn for more. If you ever do get to see the Holyland, I would suggest a small group tour of... More