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The Knesset

  • Knesset, Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem

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Great educational experience and magnificent art
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 14, 2017

A very informative and concise tour from which you will learn a lot about how Israel's government - the only democracy in the region, addressing the needs and interests of a remarkably diverse citizenry - operates. Thought-provoking to see how a democracy created 150 years after the US sought to innovate government processes,...

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A very informative and concise tour from which you will learn a lot about how Israel's government - the only democracy in the region, addressing the needs and interests of a remarkably diverse citizenry - operates. Thought-provoking to see how a democracy created 150 years after the US sought to innovate government processes, in some ways more successfully than others. In addition, the Chagall artwork is remarkable. Well worth the 90 min. tour - and I'd also recommend doing the Supreme Court tour, which is an easy walk. Check each site's web page for the timing of the English language tours.

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Incredibly interesting and top art
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 11, 2017

A guided tour is full of facts and unlocks the information about why Israel is Israel and how the Jews view their state and how the two peoples interact. Chagall's masterpiece is astonishing. Recommend going here in combination with Israel museum. Check the hours before you come. If you are too early, they won't...

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A guided tour is full of facts and unlocks the information about why Israel is Israel and how the Jews view their state and how the two peoples interact. Chagall's masterpiece is astonishing. Recommend going here in combination with Israel museum. Check the hours before you come. If you are too early, they won't let you in and you must wander the park while you wait. Heavy security, so bring passport.

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Something for everyone
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 4, 2017

I've been to the Knesset a few times, but this was the first time with a guided tour and it was worthwhile. The Chagall tapestries and other art works alone were worth the trip. Having a guide really helped to appreciate the art. Then there is the building and its history and a...

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I've been to the Knesset a few times, but this was the first time with a guided tour and it was worthwhile. The Chagall tapestries and other art works alone were worth the trip. Having a guide really helped to appreciate the art. Then there is the building and its history and a visit to the main chamber. For those unfamiliar with parliamentary government and Israeli politics, you really leave with a much better understanding. This is a must-see in Jerusalem.

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Don't waste your time
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on June 27, 2017

Why spend your precious time at this dump? Yes there are some interesting artifacts, but on the whole Israel has a lot more to offer than this hole. If you want to see the pompous windbags that occupy it, you can look at the ones in your home town. Made from the same S#$%T!

Dress code...
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on June 7, 2017

Great architectural site and tours are available. Based on personal experience the first time I went, do NOT wear shorts... they will not let you in.