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Visitor Information

Dear visitor, 

We are pleased to offer you a variety of engaging and educational tours in Ancient Jerusalem including the City of David, Armon Hanatziv and the Mount of Olives. Below you will find important information such as Hours of Operation, Price Lists and Driving Directions. Have a nice visit!  

Price List

Prices are denominated in NIS
City of David - Entrance fee
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen*
Biblical City of David- Guided Tour 65 48
Guided Tour for "Matmon" card owner   35 32
Private Tour Guide Prices 
Up to two hours 430 nis
Up to three hours 550 nis
Up to half day 670 nis
Up to full day 890 nis
Senior guide - 4 hours 1050 nis
Expert guide - 4 hours 1350 nis
  • * Senior citizen- Women from the age of 64, men from the age of 67. 
  • One may book a tour with a private tour guide through advanced registration of a minimum of 8 business days.
From the City of David to the Western Wall
Ticket Adult Child (5-18), senior citizen
From the City of David to the
western wall - Guided Tour*
45 35
From the City of David to the western wall Guided Tour- booked online
42 33

*5% discount for online ticket purchases

**Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65. 

City of David - Tours of Biblical Jerusalem
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Biblical City of David- Guided Tour* 65 48
Guided Tour for "Matmon" card owner  35 32

*5% discount for online ticket purchases

  • Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65
  • Optonial transportation is available at the end of the tour to take you to the starting point. Cost- 5 NIS.

 

Registration and Cancellation Procedures

Registration  Procedures

  • Space is limited. Advance registration required.
  • For private tours, please schedule through the reservation desk at least 8 working days in advance.
Cancellation Information:
  • To cancel group tours for a full refund, please provide written notice to the City of David Reservations Department no less than 3 business days in advance of your tour date. 
  • Cancellations received within 3 business days of the tour date will be charged in full.
  • For individual cancellations at no charge, please contact the reservations desk by 15:00 at least 24 hours in advance.
 

 

Directions

Public Transportation and Navigation via GPS/ WAZE

Bus lines to Jaffa Gate: 20 | 60 (From the Central Bus Station)
WAZE -  Mamilla Parking Lot
 
Bus lines to the City of David: 1 | 2 | 38 to the Western Wall
GPS – Ma’alot Ir David Street
WAZE – City of David (no parking)/Mount Zion Parking Lot (public parking lot – payment required) 

Opening Hours

  • Tickets can be purchased until two hours before closing time
  • The last entrance to Hezekiah’s Tunnel.l is one hour before closing time
  • The last entrance to the Warrens Shaft  is one hour before closing time.
  • Last entrance  to Warrens Shaft   does not  include  walking through Hezekiah’s Tunnel.

Opening Hours at the City of David 

Day Winter Schedule *Summer Schedule
Sun- Thur

17:00 - 8:00

Tickets for the water system sold until 15:00pm.

19:00 - 8:00

Tickets for the water system sold until 17:00pm.

Friday

14:00 - 8:00

Tickets for the water system sold until 12:00pm.

16:00 - 8:00

Tickets for the water system sold until 14:00pm.

 
Holiday Eve. Last Entrance Closing
Rosh Hashana Eve. 11:00 13:00
 Yom Kippur Eve. 10:00 12:00
 Sukkot Eve. 13:00 15:00
 Passover Eve. 11:00 13:00
 Eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day 15:00 17:00
Eve of Israel's Memorial Day 15:00 17:00
Israel’s Memorial Day/ Eve of Israel’s Independence Day 15:00 17:00
Israel’s Independence Day 15:00 17:00
Eve of the Ninth of Av fast day 15:00 17:00
The Ninth of Av 15:00 17:00

* As per the guidelines set by the Nature and Parks Authority the site is open on the Sabbath and Jewish holidays with free admission, limited to the following areas:
The lookout area, Area G, Area E, Area D, the Gihon plaza and the Tombs of the House of David. 

 
Attention
This information is applicable throughout the year. Exceptions apply on the holidays and during the summer. .
 

Price List

Prices are denominated in NIS
Hasmonean Aqueduct Tour
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen*
Guided Tour 35 25
Entrance Fee 15 12

Group over 30 people

 Private Tour Guide Prices   
Up to two hours 390 nis
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen*
Entrance Fee 14 11

* Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65.

  • Registration is required ahead of time.
  • Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65. 
  • One may book a tour with a private tour guide through advanced registration of a minimum of 8 business days.
Outdoor Jerusalem Trivia

 

Family Kit

Pricing

80 NIS (recommended for use of up to 7 people)

Outdoor Jerusalem Trivia

 

 

 

Segway Tour in Jerusalem
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen*
Segway Tour* 165 165

*5% discount for online ticket purchases

**Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65.

Registration and Cancellation Procedures

Registration  Procedures

  • Space is limited. Advance registration required.
  • For private tours, please schedule through the reservation desk at least 8 working days in advance.
Cancellation Information:
  • To cancel group tours for a full refund, please provide written notice to the City of David Reservations Department no less than 3 business days in advance of your tour date. 
  • Cancellations received within 3 business days of the tour date will be charged in full.
  • For individual cancellations at no charge, please contact the reservations desk by 15:00 at least 24 hours in advance.
 

 

Directions

Navigate to Armon Hanatziv Promenade

Navigate with Waze  

Public Transportation and Navigation using GPS/ WAZE
Buses to Derech Hebron: 71, 72, 74, 75, 8
WAZE – Peace Forest

 


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Opening Hours

Armon Hanatziv - Opening Hours

 

 

 

Day Winter Schedule Summer Schedule
Sun- Thur 17:00 - 8:00 17:00 - 8:00
Friday 13:00 - 8:00 13:00 - 8:00

 

 
Attention
This information is applicable throughout the year. Exceptions apply on the holidays and during the summer..
 

Price List

Prices are denominated in NIS
The Archaeological Experience in the Emek Tzurim National Park – Fun for the Whole Family
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 24 19

Group over 30 people

Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 22 18
  • Registration is required ahead of time.
  • Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65. 
Navigation Game in the Emek Tzurim National Park
Cost    
Navigation Game 80 NIS per kit  (up to 7 participants) ------
Ancient Jerusalem Sifting Project + Family Navigation Game 130 NIS (up to 7 participants)   
 
 
Registration and Cancellation Procedures

Registration  Procedures

  • Space is limited. Advance registration required.
  • For private tours, please schedule through the reservation desk at least 8 working days in advance.
Cancellation Information:
  • To cancel group tours for a full refund, please provide written notice to the City of David Reservations Department no less than 3 business days in advance of your tour date. 
  • Cancellations received within 3 business days of the tour date will be charged in full.
  • For individual cancellations at no charge, please contact the reservations desk by 15:00 at least 24 hours in advance.
 

 

Directions

Arrival Directions to the Emek Tzurim National Park

 

 
 
Public Transportation 
Buses: 4, 30, 19, 17, 68, 69,51,83 reach the Hebrew University at Mount Scopus, and then it is a 20 minute walk. You must walk down a long path with stairs, which is not accessible to baby strollers.
 


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Opening Hours

 Emek Tzurim National Park- Opening Hours

 

 

Day Winter Schedule Summer Schedule
Sun- Thur 17:00 - 9:00 17:00 - 9:00
Friday* 13:00 - 8:00 13:00 - 8:00

*All activities on Friday require reservation in advance for minimum 30 pax.

Mount of Olives Information Center- Opening Hours

Day Winter Schedule Summer Schedule
Sun- Thur 17:00 - 9:00 17:00 - 9:00

On Friday,Saturday and holidays the Information Center is closed.

For further information dial 077-9966726

 
Attention
This information is applicable throughout the year. Exceptions apply on the holidays and during the summer.
 
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