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
About Herodian Quarter/Wohl Archaeological Museum
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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
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...
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
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
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
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
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.