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The remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem and a place of prayer sacred to the Jewish people.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
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Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
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+972 2-627-1333
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Murray B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Marianna H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spiritually moving! Men and women are physically separated. Men must wear headcovering (hats, etc) Must pass through security with metal detectors.

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Thank Rod A
Reviewed August 17, 2018

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

Thank Orith C
Reviewed August 17, 2018

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

Thank Anette M
Reviewed August 15, 2018

just arriving at the western wall (kotel) puts you into a spiritual high. you feel so close to g-d over there.

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were there on Shabbat so no photos were allowed within a certain distance of the wall. I would time that differently if I could have. Women cover shoulders and knees; men cover knees.

Thank 43Chicago
Reviewed August 13, 2018

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

2  Thank Talal J
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Nienke M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

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

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Mgarrucho
September 19, 2018|
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Response from 43Chicago | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need tickets. Go early as it can get crowded.
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Mgarrucho
September 19, 2018|
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Response from Renana R | Reviewed this property |
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
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zevb
June 17, 2018|
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Response from sheilagsilver | Reviewed this property |
Do not know of this custom. Should put some coins into charity boxes available for maintenance of the Wall.
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