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We were surprised at how easy it was to access the Wall Security is understandably tight but efficient. No restrictions to approach the wall other than one side is for men and the other for ladies. Very interesting experience and much history.
I went tot he western wall on a Shabbat night and it was a real experience with singing and dancing. Very busy with lots of people but it made it very real . I came back again on the following Monday to put in a...More
When we go to Jerusalem we go to the Kotel - Western Wall. One simply cannot skip that visit when in Jerusalem. It is a focal point of the faith and the people. So we went again, and as I promised, I placed prayers written...More
As a girl from the very liberal west Europe, to enter the area of the western wall gave a lot of impressions. The deep religious faith showing through religious rituals is something interesting I barely ever see. Also having an interest for history, this place...More
This is basically a cleared plaza across from the Western Wall. It's great if you're a Jew and you are here to pray or observe people praying, but beyond that, there isn't much to it really.
Would I recommend visiting if you're not Jewish? Of...More
A must see and experience when in Jerusalem. Go to the Kotel, as the Jews call the Wall, at least 1 hour before sunset on Friday. Many Jews come to the Kotel to welcome and celebrate the start of Sabbath. The plaza will be full...More
It was a treat to go to the Western Wall. There was so much activity. It was amazing to see the number of people praying at the Wall, reading scripture and praying. We had several people who knew we were visiting Jerusalem ask us to...More
No, this religious site is free (a place for worship), so no charge. Just dress modestly and cover your head with what'ever handed ("yarmulka" for men, shawl for women). Seperate area - men to the left, wo,emn to the right... More
No, this religious site is free (a place for worship), so no charge. Just dress modestly and cover your head with what'ever handed ("yarmulka" for men, shawl for women). Seperate area - men to the left, wo,emn to the right area. Enjoy your visit