City of David VR

Location City of David

Starting from 55 NIS per person

0:15 hours

With children over 8 years old

Difficulty: easy - medium

not accessible

The City of David invites you to travel through time – between the wonderful hidden world in the National Park and innovative augmented reality (VR) technology.
Come and see, through augmented reality glasses, the stories of the Bible, history and the great dramas of Jerusalem as you have never seen before, on a tour that gives color, sound and feeling to the stories in the place where it all began.

Tour route

  • Starting point: City of David National Park Visitors Center
  • Impressive panoramic view from Beit Hatzofeh Lookout
  • Mazar Excavations – The Palace – an impressive public building from the period of the Judaean kings
  • Solomon’s kingdom
  • The government area and remnants of private homes
  • Digging Hezekiah’s tunnel
  • Endpoint: City of David National Park Visitors Center

Facilities on site

Toilets
Gift shop

Essential Information

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

Arrival by private car:
Nearby parking lots
Karta and Mamilla parking lots (fee charged):
Button – Navigation by WAZE
Walking distance from Karta / Mamilla parking lots to the City of David is approximately 20 minutes. Arrival by taxi is recommended.
Mt. Zion parking lot (fee charged):
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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.
Button – Navigation with Google Maps

Public transportation to the City of David

Egged bus routes:
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, you can get to the City of David by taxi.

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.
  • The Visitors Center has a souvenir shop with an excellent selection of books, jewelry and unique souvenirs

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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

Parking is very limited,we highly reccomend to use public transportation.

The tour is suitable for children aged 8+

The VR tour is available in Hebrew and English.

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