Hallelujah Night Show

Location City of David

Starting from 45 NIS per person

one hour

With children, With children over 8 years old, Adults

Difficulty: Easy

not accessible, the show includes steps

The hallelujah show is lit again, with the first pyrotechnics of its kind in the land of fire and water! the show is projected directly onto the ruins of the City of David, under the stars, using cutting-edge technology.

A unique and moving show, telling the epic story of the return to Zion: 70 years after the destruction of Jerusalem, against all odds, Nehemiah the son of Hachaliah managed to enlist the largest empire in the world – Persia – to support his dangerous return journey to Jerusalem, as the head of a small delegation, where he reestablished the city on its ruins, while coping with internal and external challenges.

The show illuminates the beautiful scenery of the Old City, the Mount of Olives, Mount Scopus, the Kidron Valley and the City of David slopes.

During the Show

  • Starting point: Gathering at the Visitors Center, at the entrance pavilion of the City of David National Park
  • First presentation – Guidance at the Kedem complex (Givati parking lot)
  • Second presentation – City of David National Park – presentation projected on the City of David antiquities
  • Endpoint: City of David National Park Visitors Center

Site Facilities

Cafeteria
Toilets

Essential Information

A free shuttle to Hallelujah night show will depart from the first station parking lot 45 minutes before show time.
We recommend taking advantage of this service to ensure you arrive on time.
The free shuttle service will be available to return you to the First Station at the conclusion of the show. Navigation with Waze 

When you arrive at the parking lot, click on the link for walking directions to the pickup point: https://goo.gl/CygFKD

 

Public transportation:

Route 1 – Central Bus Station – Kotel
Route 3 – Central Bus Station – Kotel
Route 38 – Jewish Quarter (circular route the goes by the Kotel)
Route 2 – From Kikar Tzahal (IDF Square) / Yitzhak Kariv Street (circular route operated by Superbus)

 

Taxis:

Taxis are always allowed to enter through Jaffa Gate; therefore, y can get to the City of David by taxi.

 

Arrival by private car:
Important note: It is difficult to find parking next to the Kotel and the City of David. These are our recommended arrival directions.

 

Nearby parking lots:

  1.  . Karta and Mamilla parking garages. Navigation with WAZE
    Walking distance from Karta / Mamilla parking garages to the City David approximately 20 minutes. Arrival by taxi is recommended.
  2.  Mt. Zion parking lot (fee charged). Navigation with WAZE
    Zion Gate / David’s Tomb parking lot (fee charged) – Approximately 9-minute walk to the City of David. Parking based on availability.

Navigation for walking:

Coming from the Kotel, turn left at the Dung Gate and it is a 2-minute walk to the City of David. Navigation with Google Maps

There is a cafeteria on site offering food and drink options.

There are lockers on site (fee charged) to place personal items. There is no space to leave strollers.

 

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FAQ

The City of David National Park is a secure site, and we work in full cooperation with the security forces.

Unfortunately, due to the limitations of the archeological site, it is not wheelchair accessible

A free shuttle to Hallelujah night show will depart from the first station parking lot 45 minutes before show time.

The Western Wall area and the City of David are very limited in terms of parking, it is not recommended to arrive by private vehicle.

Yes, the show is reccomended for children from age 5+.

The show is available for Hebrew, English, Spanish, French, Chinese and Russian speakers using headphones with simultaneous translation.

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