We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Knesset (Parliament)

HaKiryah, Jerusalem 91950, Israel
+972 2-675-3420
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Jerusalem Old New Cities Tour from Tel Aviv Herzliya Netanya
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Free guided tours of Israel’s Parliament include an explanation of the structure of the Israeli government and a look at the famous tapestries of Marc Chagall, which illustrate important moments in Jewish history.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“main chamber” (4 reviews)
“supreme court” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
HaKiryah, Jerusalem 91950, Israel
HaKiryah, Jerusalem 91950, Israel
+972 2-675-3420
Write a ReviewReviews (263)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you can't get inside for a tour, make it a point to visit the menorah in front of the building in a little park. The branches depict various historical struggles of the Jewish people and it makes for a nice piece of artwork.

Thank therese l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Execellent place to visit and to assist at the debates . Nice neighborhood, very modern and clean. But be sure to wear modest clothing.

Thank chrissofia700
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Knesset while touring Jerusalem in November, 2017. It was time well spent. Our guide, Isaac, was interesting and very informative. We cam away with a better understanding of how Israel works. Take the time to come and I would...More

Thank kcwebster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide arrannged the tour for us so I don't know how it was arranged but it was great. The tour guide for the Knesset not only explained the building but also gave some history and explained the Parliamentary system of government. In light...More

Thank prinjdp
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I like visiting parliaments if they are accessible and interesting. The Knesset isn't an especially beautiful building outside, but the tour of the building, it's history (it was originally on King George St in down town Jerusalem) and seeing it in action is inspiring. There...More

Thank ommezijde
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This tour needs a booking time, as it is not always open and some tours do not have it on their tour, because of that. A interest building and ainterest to people that are into Politic's of a country. You go through a security check...More

Thank 145elite123145
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Excellent guided tour to understand how Israeli parliament works. You must book . Recommended for ones that are interested. Beautiful Chagall tapestries.

Thank Margeritta
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Israeli Pariliament (Knesset) is located in an open area on top of a hill. On the grounds of this legislative building is a seven branch Menorah (Candelabra) that is the symbol of Israel and is present on the State shield. It was designed and...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 7 September 2017

English speaking guide was knowledgeable about the building, who's who and how the Israeli parliamentary system works. Visitors must bring their passports and allow enough time for security checks. On the day we went there was a demo outside one of the other government buildings...More

Thank Fierstone
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Don't know why more people don't take advantage of this opportunity. No reservation is required, just make sure to check first. Very interesting place and the tour guide was wonderful. No charge at all. Just remember to show up at least 20 minutes early to...More

Thank ABaum61
Nearby HotelsSee all 100 hotels in Jerusalem
Little House In Rechavia
345 reviews
.81 km away
Bezalel Hotel Jerusalem - An Atlas Boutique Hotel
352 reviews
.94 km away
Crowne Plaza Hotel Jerusalem
1,699 reviews
.94 km away
Montefiore Hotel
485 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Restaurants
600 reviews
.91 km away
354 reviews
.91 km away
293 reviews
.41 km away
Nocturno Cafe Resto Bar
285 reviews
.89 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wine Tours in Israel with Israel Wine Journeys
38 reviews
.49 km away
Israel Museum
3,762 reviews
.46 km away
Bible Lands Museum
219 reviews
.35 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
19 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from sararefaeli | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be open. Take the free tour there and also visit the park with the Menora
Anthony K
3 November 2015|
Response from Mexicaviajero | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know ...Idid not get that far.... I suposse it is posible...Good luck...
14 October 2015|
Response from Mexicaviajero | Reviewed this property |
Of course; It is in the map of Jerusalem...in the next: Hakiriyah, Jerusalem 91950 Israel