The Western Wall Tunnel Tour
The Tunnel is an underground tunnel exposing the full length of the Western Wall including many archaeological and historical findings. The tunnel is the original street connected to the Western Wall and is located under buildings of the Old City of Jerusalem. While the present praying portion of the Western Wall is approximately 60 meters long, the rest of its length can be toured underground where visitors can visit an additional 485 meters.
Touring the tunnel can give the visitor a better understanding about the methods of construction and the many activities nearby Temple Mt. The present tour of the excavations includes many archaeological surprises along the way, including discoveries from the Herodian period (streets, columns and monumental masonry feats), sections of a reconstruction of the Western Wall dating to the Umayyad, Ayyubid, Mamluk and Hasmonean periods who constructed arches to support many roads, homes, Mosques and Madras’s along the Western Wall.
By foot, bus, taxi or private tour.