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Second Temple Period Model

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The model of Old Jerusalem is set to a 1:50 scale and the many ramps surrounding it at a 360 degree viewpoint make it interesting to see. This is a 3-D set-up that allows one to see how the old city looked in its time....More

Thank MaltaBound
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The model is large and really quite amazing to see. The only downside is that in the summer, most of it is in the direct sun--we stood in the shady part and looked over the whole thing rather than walk around it. My kids really...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

The Israel museum is incredible, so rich I can spend a week. This section of the museum can be visited separately, and it is an an excellent starting point in the Jerusalem visit. It is a very convenient stroll around the model, and i would...More

Thank RachelIsrael
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Jerusalem in biblical timed which can be viewed from all angles as you walk around it brings to life how it was in the age of the bible I saw children looking in amazement it is part of the Israel museum which also includes the...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This large scale model of Jerusalem as it was in 66 AD when the revolt against Roman rule began is a revelation. Jerusalem was a city of some 450 acres (180 hectares). There was only one sacred area and only one God. In 70 AD...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is an enormous scale model of Jerusalem as it existed during the time of the Second Temple. You can walk around it and see everything from public buildings to the Temple to little houses for ordinary people. I can only imagine the depth of...More

1  Thank therese l
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The massive scale model of the Jerusalem City in the period of the Second Temple, some 2000 years, is a recommended first stop for a visit to Jerusalem. Having a local guide is a must to answer any questions you might have. It is amazing...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Amodel of the city of 50-60000 citizens just before the war with Rome,all majo buildings and the Second Temple Dont miss it

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 29 May 2017

One of the very interesting and impressive features of the Israel Museum is the the large-scale model of Jerusalem during the Second Temple period. This attraction is located outside the main museum buildings adjacent to the Shrine of the Rock. This is a huge (50:1...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We toured the Israel museum. We had a friend tell us a lot of amazing things about it. It wouldn't have been the same if he hadn't given us all the background that he did. It was better than having the the audio. The audio...More

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