The photo belongs to Israel Ministry of Tourism. Photo by Noam Chen
Biblical City of David Guided Tour
Where: City of David historical site is situated adjacent to the Old City next to the Dung Gate
Pass through the underground tunnels through which the city was conquered and residents fled. Go down to the hidden spring where kings were coronated. Walk in illuminated darkness through the water of Hezekiah’s Tunnel, where water has flowed since the time of the prophets. Join the mysterious, magical journey between ancient shafts, walls and fortresses at the City of David, the place where Jerusalem was born.
Winter Season – 10:00 + 14:00 Sun-Thu / 10:00 Fri / Saturday Closed
Summer Season – 10:00 + 16:00 Sun-Thu / 10:00 Fri / Saturday Closed
Tour length is 3 hours.
The tour includes walking through an underground tunnel. For those that choose to walk through the water tunnel, water shoes and flashlights are required (available for purchase at our Gift Shop).The use of candles or walking barefoot is strictly prohibited. Entrance recommended for those 5 years and older.
The water may reach up to 70cm (28 inches).
Please notice that the tour includes walking up and down stairs.
Babies and toddlers may join the tour in a front baby carrier only. No strollers please.
There are storage lockers at the site for your convenience at a cost of 10 nis. We apologize but there is no room to store baby carriages.
The Old City is closed off to private vehicles.
Transportation is available at the end of the tour to take you to the starting point.