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King David’s Tomb, Jerusalem

Ben Dor A.
King David’s Tomb, Jerusalem
  • (worth a trip)
  • 1-2 km
  • Moderate
  • Average
  • 1 hour or less
  • 3 3

Tomb of King David on Mt. Zion has been the traditional site of the tomb of King David for over 2 millennia, and holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims.

Mt. Zion, Old Jerusalem
Non
A Hat, good walking shoes, water, goodwill and the Bible are essentials for a fruitful visit.
Guided Tours from US$300/per day (9 hrs.) Food, Transportation, Tips and Entrance fees to the various sites not included.

Tomb of King David: This site on Mt. Zion has been considered the traditional site of the tomb of King David for over 2,000 years, holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims. On the ground level there are several Jewish synagogues.  The site is one of the Holiest sites for the Jewish people. Together with the Western Wall, it is one of the most visited places worshiped by people of all 3 Monotheistic faiths. The massive stone sarcophagus, covered by a blue cloth with the Star of David on it, is surmounted by twenty-two solid silver crowns of the Torah representing the kings who succeeded each other, after David, on the throne of Israel.

Opening hours

09:00 - 17:00

How to get there

By foot, taxi, bus and private tour.

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