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Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel

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Come rediscover Biblical Jerusalem! Located just outside the Old City walls, the City of David is in fact the historical Old City of Jerusalem, containing archeological remnants going back 4,000 years. Come see for yourself where it all began...
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Rehov Hashiloah | City of David, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our Tour Guide, Asaf Solamon took us to the Hezekiah's Tunnel, it was nothing like my husband Michael and I had ever experienced. From the moment of putting on our water shoes and rolling up pants, we went through this very narrow and low tunnel....More

Thank srak43
Reviewed 1 week ago

Water shoes and torches (preferrably head lamp) essential. not recommened if clautrophobic as tunnel narrows and lowers to the point where you have to stoop and walk sideways. You go through in a fair sized group so there is always someone to support. Pleased we...More

Thank Deegacross
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jerusalem is a very old city, and getting to walk inside the ancient waterworks is a wonderful experience - highly recommended, especially on a hot August day - being underground is cool, if not cold

Thank giladju
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hard to believe all this water flows under the old city. The water was up to knee level for a 5 foot 11 inch adult. Amazing feat of engineering thousands of years ago. Takes a bit of time to get through and a headlamp is...More

Thank Murray B
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Such a cool experience. Take the wet tunnel - bring a flashlight (or your phone) and water shoes! The cool water feels great on tired feet :)

Thank meghan1876
Reviewed August 15, 2018

It's best to bring shorts and flip flops but the walk through is astounding especially considering the history. On a hot day, this is the place to be!

Thank CosmicCarrot
Reviewed August 10, 2018

it is a historic site, but it can also be a fun trip there are wet and dry tunnels and if you are adventurous enough, do try the wet ones. Just keep in mind, they are wet for a reason and the water can be...More

1  Thank Anuyta
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I have always done this tour. The kids love it. They sell you little flashlights for 5NIS and you will need them. You can take a long time and look at all the history on the way down, or just go do the tunnel. VERY...More

Thank wandering2urist
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I recommend hiking the wet tunnel, even though you may find yourself waist high in water! There is a dry tunnel, too, and both are must-sees, each revealing physical evidence of passages that my mother used to tell me were more about the lessons learned...More

1  Thank Teryn G
Reviewed August 7, 2018

What an exhilarating hike this was through 3,000 years of history. If you come to Jerusalem in hot weather you'll especially love this

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September 10, 2018|
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Response from megoforth | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can- you can go around the road to it
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Response from City_of_David | Property representative |
‫April usually is an ideal time to come to Israel! the weather is hot but not too much and the water will be just in the right tempatur to relief the heat! Can't wait to see you!‬
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