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Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel

Rehov Hashiloah | City of David, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 77-996-6726
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rehov Hashiloah | City of David, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Great experience going through the long tunnel through the water. We weren't brave enough to do it in the dark, but some say it's the best way...

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Reviewed August 9, 2016

This was an exceptional part of Jerusalem that I feel most people don't get to visit. Very good guide.

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Reviewed August 8, 2016

Historically significant to Biblical events. As well as a wonderful learning experience this is great fun for all.

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Reviewed August 6, 2016

Family with a 9 year old child - enjoyed the Hezekiah water tunnels and would recommend to others with kids who need a break from some of the more intense sightseeing. We were there in July and it was really hot outside so it was...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2016

26 years ago I and my wedding guests went through it. What an experience!. It is about 700 m long and you walk through the water. It starts in the Siloam Valley, outside the walls of the city. Make sure you are in a group,...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2016

If you are interested in history do not miss this attraction. The guide was very knowledgeable and the short intro video anchored the period in history and gave a good overview. Lots of steps to go down but not up. There are two ways to...More

Thank Sarah J
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Guao! I was thrilled about this experience. Bible and reality come together when you walk through this tunnel. Amazing I highly recommen this place.

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Reviewed August 2, 2016

I finally understood the geography and strategic importance of Jerusalem after my visit. My walk through the "dry" tunnel was interesting, but be warned that there's a lot of climbing and steps.

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Reviewed August 2, 2016

A well guided tour offered an interesting archaeological insight and history lesson into the building of the second temple. The tour was informative and interactive. Fascinating experience (and much cooler than outside)

Thank Ross K
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

Walked through water barefoot for 600 yds down an unlit narrow tunnel that was constructed 2800 yrs ago as recorded in 2 Kings 20 & 2 Chron 32 during the rule of King Hezekiah (1000 yrs after David ruled Jerusalem). In preparation for the invading...More

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Rachel W
March 8, 2018|
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I'm 5-10 and 210. Had to turn sideways a few times but there were larger people in our group that made it as well.
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Sue R
January 19, 2018|
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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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Response from danelran | Reviewed this property |
I was there with a 3 year old (and her older siblings). As people wrote, it can get tight at places (I'm about 1.85 m and couldn't walk in a fully upright position the whole time. the water are a little deep for the first... More
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