Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Jerusalem

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Located within an ancient citadel, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem displays 4,000 years of Jerusalem's history. The museum inhabits several rooms in the ancient fortification dating back to the Hasmonean dynasty that were rebuilt and expanded over millennia. Move through the rooms successively, as they exhibit Jerusalem as it changed chronologically through different time periods and empires' reigns. Climb the tower's ramparts for views over the citadel and the Old City. At night you can attend the sound and light show that illuminates the walls in the courtyard outside. By using our Jerusalem trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem and other attractions in Jerusalem.
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  • I have found most of the sites in Israel require some ability to walk and endure stairs..lots of stairs...just a warning to those visiting with disabilities. Stairs are everywhere. King David Tower is...  more »
  • Beautiful view over the old town. Definitely worth it. If you don't feel like time to visit the whole museum, ask at checkout if you only have to visit the tower for the view.
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  • Try to go up to the very top walk to get a stunning view of the city of Jerusalem.... lots of steps but worth it for the view!  more »
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  • I have been here twice and never regretted it. Very cool archeological site and on top the main exhibit covering the history of the city really is very well done. Solid explanation texts and great didactic material. Particularly enjoyed all the models they have that help you make the old stages of the city come to live. Not a cheap ticket, but if you want to understand the over 4000 years of history of Jerusalem, I cannot recommend it enough
  • Great museum detailing the history of Jerusalem! We usually don't read all the details but in here, the srories were fascinating and very interesting! Highly recommended! Search for 1+1 tickets in the credit cards apps.
  • Excellent architecture and beautiful images historical viewsparks birds etc you can visit there and capture all images in your phone myself सुलभ सिंह from Lucknow I am a professional photographer and. Such a very magnificent museum in the world.
  • Beautiful and modern museum in an ancient castle. The museum has one of the most beautiful views in all of Jerusalem from the top of the tower. A must see for tourists in Jerusalem.
  • Tower of David is by the main gate and entrance to the Old City; Jaffa Gate. there are two night shows: 1. King David 2. Night Spectacular we picked Night Spectacular - story of Jerusalem. love it!
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