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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
Entrance Fee 28 14
*3D Movie 13 13
Biblical City of David- Guided Tour 60 45
Guided Tour for "Matmon" card owner   35 32

Group over 30 people

Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 23 13
*3D Movie 13 13
  • Registration is required ahead of time.
  • Tickets to the 3D movie may only be purchased together with a site entrance ticket. 
Private Tour Guide Prices 
Up to two hours 390 nis
Up to three hours 500 nis
Up to half day 610 nis
Up to full day 810 nis
Expert guide - 4 hours 940 nis
Expert guide - 8 hours 1200 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

* 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 60 45
Biblical City of David- Guided Tour-booked online 56 42
Guided Tour for "Matmon" card owner  35 32


* 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.

 

Jerusalem @ Twilight – Evening tours at the City of David

 

Pricing 

 [ ] indicates discounted price for Matmon Card holders

Adult

 

Child (5-18)/ Retiree

Special Summer Price

Jerusalem at Dusk

60 [35]

45 [32]

7% discounted price for reservations made online

42 NIS

33 NIS

Jerusalem at Dusk + Train to and from the Jaffa Gate

70 NIS per participant

Departure: Jaffa Gate

Destination: Dung Gate

55 NIS

 
Enchanted Jerusalem Tours – Nighttime Tours at the City of David
Cost Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Enchanted Jerusalem
45 NIS
Special Passover Price! 
 
30 NIS
Special Passover Price!
 

 

 

Registration and Cancellation Procedures

Registration procedures
One may book a tour with a private tour guide through advanced registration of a minimum of 8 business days.  

Cancellation procedures
- One may cancel a reservation without incurring a cancellation fee on condition that the cancellation is made in writing up to two business days (8:00am-4:00pm Israel time) before the set time of the visit.
- Any cancellation made after this time will be charged for the full cost of the reservation.

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 

Please note: Area G will be closed to visitors from Nov. 14, 2016 to Feb. 7, 2017 due to construction.

We apologize for the inconvenience. 

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 In Armon Hanatziv
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 15 12
Guided Tour 35 25

Group over 30 people

Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 14 11

 

 Private Tour Guide Prices   
Up to two hours 390 nis
  • 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 - Summer 2016

 

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 Special deal! 155 NIS instead of 210 NIS* -

*Special price for reserving via internet

Registration and Cancellation Procedures

Registration procedures
One may book a tour with a private tour guide through advanced registration of a minimum of 8 business days.  

Cancellation procedures
- One may cancel a reservation without incurring a cancellation fee on condition that the cancellation is made in writing up to two business days (8:00am-4:00pm Israel time) before the set time of the visit.
- Any cancellation made after this time will be charged for the full cost of the reservation.

Directions

Armon Hanatziv Promenade 
Dial *6033 | 02-6268700

Driving Directions
GPS Location – 
Ala"r Street

Buses to Derech Hebron: 71, 72, 74, 75, 8
WAZE – Peace Forest
 

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 Ancient Jerusalem Sifting Project
Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 24 16

Group over 30 people

Ticket Adult Child(5-18), senior citizen
Entrance Fee 22 15
  • Registration is required ahead of time.
  • *Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65. 
Registration and Cancellation Procedures

Registration procedures
One may book a tour with a private tour guide through advanced registration of a minimum of 8 business days.  

Cancellation procedures
- One may cancel a reservation without incurring a cancellation fee on condition that the cancellation is made in writing up to two business days (8:00am-4:00pm Israel time) before the set time of the visit.
- Any cancellation made after this time will be charged for the full cost of the reservation.

Directions

Mount of Olives- Emek Tzurim National Park

Public Transportation and Navigation via GPS/ WAZE

You can only reach Emek Zurim by taxi or private vehicle.
Buses: 4 | 30 | 19 | 17 | 68 | 69 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.

GPS – “Shmuel ben Adiya” or “Emek Zurim National Park”.
WAZE – “Emek Zurim National Park”

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.
 
For More Information Dial| *6033 From All Phones
There is no better activity for a hot summer day than walking through the underground water tunnels
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