Tower of David Citadel

What’s happening in English this month?


Day and night at the Tower of David – tours, events, Night Spectacular – something for everyone to enjoy during this month!


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Tower of David

Jerusalem has been written about, explored, dissected, and analyzed in thousands upon thousands of books in different languages across the world over thousands of years. The city has been used as the backdrop for romantic novels, epic sagas, intrigue and crime.

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Rebuilt Jerusalem: The Great Builders of Jerusalem

Masah Series: Jerusalem Rebuilt – The Great Builders of Jerusalem

Throughout different periods Jerusalem had many rulers and its history is laden with military occupations, religious journeys and cries of war.  The rulers of the city left their marks on it, some of which remain to this day: citadels, churches, giant pools, great walls, mosques and wonders of the world. Four different tours will track the magnificent buildings from the days of Herod the Great until modern style architecture.

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The Night Spectacular

The Night Spectacular

As dusk embraces the stones of the citadel, the story of Jerusalem comes to life with breathtaking images and sound on the ancient walls of the Tower of David in the renown sound and light show, The Night Spectacular. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings. Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Times and availability on the calendar of events

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Guided Tours in English

The Tower of David

Become immersed in the 3000 year history of Jerusalem and walk through time as a guided tour of the permanent exhibition takes you in and out of the guard rooms of the ancient citadel on an exploration of Jerusalem’s past until modern day. Sunday to Thursday at 11:00 in English. Price of tour included in entrance fee

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Download a free audio guide of the museum to your smartphone to enjoy an indepth exploration of Jerusalem’s history

The Citadel Moat and the Kishle

The Kishle - A guided tour of the Citadel moat and the “Kishle”

Explore Jerusalem’s timeline and King Herod’s Palace through the Kishle excavations with a tour from the top of King Herod’s Phasael Tower (and the spectacular views of Jerusalem), through the ancient water pools of King Herod’s palace in the moat of the citadel and into the excavations of the Kishle building that shows Jerusalem’s builders through the excavations from King Hezekiah to Suleiman the Magnificent.
Friday at 10:00 in English. 45 NIS includes entrance admission fee

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