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Herodian Quarter/Wohl Archaeological Museum

Hakara'im Rd., Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3448
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This excavated complex preserves a 385-foot section of the Upper City near the Temple Mount dating back 2,000 years, which also contains a complex of ritual baths or mikvaot.
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Hakara'im Rd., Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site is awesome with with a beautiful Herodian house wonderfully preserved. The mosaics are particularly enthralling. I would recommend using the audio tour or hiring a guide though

Thank Samuel O
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

See the homes and other archaeology of the priests of Herodian Jerusalem. There are mosaics, drawings, Mikvahs, baths and other rooms. Also pottery found in the homes.

Thank jekcpa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Very iterasting and helpful. I was impressed. it was also very educational. I liked it, but then again there is too many things to go to in israel

Thank hdonor11
Reviewed 10 January 2017

the herodian quarter tells the story of the city at the second temple period, how luxurious the city was before the destruction by the romans. it is hard to understand the meening of all that without a guide...

1  Thank איתמר ב
Reviewed 12 November 2016

It seems like most visitors don't know about this treasure in the heart of the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. The door is unassuming, on a little side street just off the main square in front of the Hova Synagogue. Entry is about 16...More

Thank Brain_bleed_md
Reviewed 17 August 2016

In the Jewish Quarter on the way down to the Western Wall A collection of HERODIAN Period houses of the time of the tecond Temple till ruined on the year 70s The excavation done by the archeologfist Nachman Avigad Today the exhibit includes The Big...More

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you are in the Jewish Qtr, of the Old City, a few steps of the main square of the Quarter, on the Karaaite St, you will find the entrance to the Herodian Quarter, it is an amazing visit, albeit underground, but used to be...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Save this for when it is hot outside as the excavations are all inside. Palaces from Herod's time uncovered by archaeological excavations. Similar to what we saw at Ephesus where similar - but Roman - villas are currently being excavated and restored. There is not...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a fascinating glimpse of Kin Herod's mind/ego at work.It was a little bit of a walk (you are ascending a decent size hill, after all) but the view from the top was worth it.

Thank GrumpyPug
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Going several meters below the present street surface to see what was there many centuries ago gives a good idea of how people lived in Jerusalem many centuries ago.

Thank 112HermanK
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npollak1
Is there an audio tour with headsets, guided tours or do you just explore on your own?
23 April 2017|
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Response from איתמר ב | Reviewed this property |
yes as far as i remember- but it is better to double check it with the place.
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