Considering the vast amount of history here, The Jerusalem Archaeological Park covers 5,000 years in a clear and fun way. And ... More
Jerusalem Archaeological Park (The)
Considering the vast amount of history here, The Jerusalem Archaeological Park covers 5,000 years in a clear and fun way. And what better way to learn about the past? Start at the Davidson Centre , where there are exhibition rooms, educational films and so on. The Exhibition Gallery covers four of the main periods represented in the Park: the Second Temple, the Roman, the Byzantine and the Islamic periods. The Jerusalem Archaeological Park itself goes from the Temple Mount walls to the City of David and the slope of Mount Zion and beyond.
This is fantastic site that will take you back to the time of the Second Temple. It is not to be missed. Stand at the Trumpeting Stone and climb the steps to the Temple. You will be truly touched by the historical significance. Be sure to book in advance so you can see the virtual tour of the Temple Mount as it was during the time of the Temple.
Enter this partial reconstruction of the "High Street" of late Roman Jerusalem near the Hurva Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter
. A number of columns have been restored, as well as buildings suggesting the form of Roman era shops. ...
This fortress like church with its conical dome was dedicated in 1910 by German Benedictines. It lies above the remains
of the fourth century Hagia Sion and the 11th century Franciscan Church of the Dormition, commemorating the "falling asleep" ...
Luke 19:41 44 records that Jesus looked over the city of Jerusalem and wept for its future destruction. The chapel,
designed by Italian architect Antonio Barlucci, was built in 1955. During construction, archaeological remains from the Canaanite period, and ...
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