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Address: Western Wall Plaza | Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500, Israel
Phone Number:
+972 2-627-1333
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem and a place of prayer sacred...

The remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem and a place of prayer sacred to the Jewish people.

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The holiest place for the Jewish peoples

The Western Wall "Hakotel" is the holiest place for the Jewish peoples, the atmosphere there is unique, special and great holiness. The IDF Paratroopers make there their oath... read more

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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The Western Wall "Hakotel" is the holiest place for the Jewish peoples, the atmosphere there is unique, special and great holiness. The IDF Paratroopers make there their oath ceremony. This place is a must visit for any Jew in the world and of course for non Jew. And don't forget to in the cracks of the Western Wall a wishing... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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When we visiting Jerusalem, we always going to the Western wall. It is the base of first Jewish Temple build by King Salomon. It also was a base of the second Temple, which was also crashed. Today on the to of this wall build the famous mosque with gold dome. This place always was the holiest place for all Jewish... More 

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Western Wall is absolutely a place with tranquillity and peace (Shalom in Hebrew). I visited there 3 times in the past. You don't need to worry about your religions, no matter you are Christian, Catholic or ....., just simply sit and pray. I can really feel the presence of the Creator. Bless you all to experience Shalom.

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Sydney, Australia
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Here we were in the old city of Jerusalem & the wailing wall is a must when one is so close by. Security is tight - men & women are separated by a barrier when one wants to wail at the wall! There are also chairs so I sat for a few minutes & observed the women close up. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are able to - go at night! The lighting is gorgeous and it is a lot less crowded. I went both, at night and during the day and it seemed as though the place was inundated with tourists during the day, making it difficult to get close to the wall. However, at night it was easy to get... More 

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are going to the Old City, you won't miss this anyway. This is an important historic landmark and a central part of the Old City's collision of culture and religion.

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Durban, South Africa
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The visit to the Western Wall was absolutely amazing, excellent security and a really meaningful experience

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Thank Hilary G
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visit the Kotel (Wailing or Western Wall) as often as I can. Just knowing its history makes it special and looking around and observing the different and varied population that is there any given day is extraordinary. I would recommend that if at all possible come to the Kotel via the steps leading down from the Jewish Quarter. From... More 

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Israelandia, GO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went there on Sabbath so I had some pictures but from a distance as it isn't permissible on THe Sabbath. It is a Holy Place that Jews and CHristina alike go to pray ever since the Temple was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. Right above it is the Temple Mount which I will go to but nobody... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has obviously a religious significance for Jews, but for the anybody it incorporates a lot of mysticism and feeling. You can just go there and observe what it does to other people or get drawn into the mysticism yourself. Especially if you go there Friday at sunset you will find this place overwhelming with feelings. If you want... More 

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