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The Southern Wall Excavations

posted Feb 9, 2012, 11:08 PM by Jack Cadranel   [ updated Feb 9, 2012, 11:08 PM ]
On Monday February 13th explore the Southern Wall Excavations. Herod's magnificent Temple was destroyed in the year 70 CE. Now a beautiful archaeological park sits at the foot of the Temple Mount with remains that span some 3,000 years of Jerusalem's history. It includes the Solomonic wall and gatehouse recently excavated and described by Eilat Mazar .
Meet at 9.30 a.m. just inside the Dung Gate.
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Please note that the schedule is subject to change and that walking tours will only take place if a minimum of three people have registered. Registration in advance is required. Call 054-647-8955 or email tourwithjack@gmail.com . Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes and to bring hats and water. Each walking tour lasts 2-3 hours and costs NIS 70 per person plus site entrance fees. There is a site entrance fee of NIS 30 on this week's tour.