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Hezekiah’s Tunnels – City of David

  • City of David, Jerusalem

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Strill remember visiting this after 50 years
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on June 5, 2020

I visited this back in the 1960s and still remember it well, utterly fascinating. So much so that I still remember it very clearly. Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in history, biblical or otherwise. I was a bit scared splashing through the narrow tunnel but thrilled to know that my feet were...

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I visited this back in the 1960s and still remember it well, utterly fascinating. So much so that I still remember it very clearly. Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in history, biblical or otherwise. I was a bit scared splashing through the narrow tunnel but thrilled to know that my feet were traveling a path that others have been following for nearly three thousand years. I wore waterproof shoes and shorts but didnt think of my handbag, which got soaked, ruining my passport. In these days of the backpack this is probably no longer a problem.

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Visit the tunnel on a hot day
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on March 22, 2020

Depending on the weather the water in the tunnel can be up to the top of your thighs. Visit on a hot day so you clothes can dry.

Not sure how they carved this, but...
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on March 14, 2020

There are two tunnels...the "dry" tunnel and the "wet" tunnel. We chose the dry tunnel...don't try it if you are not a thin person, or if you have claustrophobia. Some on our tour went through the wet tunnel and had changed into swim suits and beach shoes. I'm still not sure...

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There are two tunnels...the "dry" tunnel and the "wet" tunnel. We chose the dry tunnel...don't try it if you are not a thin person, or if you have claustrophobia. Some on our tour went through the wet tunnel and had changed into swim suits and beach shoes. I'm still not sure how the tunnels worked...we weren't there very long, but they both lead to Siloam Pool, which is mostly unexcavated.

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