We toured the Israel museum. We had a friend tell us a lot of amazing things about it. It wouldn't have been the same if he hadn't given us all the background that he did. It was better than having the the audio. The audio...More
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A Highlight of visiting the Israel Museum. 1) This model will help you see and understand Jerusalem after King Herod completed his building spree 2,000 years ago. 2) Give yourself time here - it can easily take an hour. 3) Make sure you get headsets...More
This large model was originally constructed at the Holy land Hotel in the 1950's at a time when Jews could not visit this part of old Jerusalem because in was within the borders of Jordan. Therefore this model was constructed to teach Jewish children what...More
It helps put the pieces together when you visit the Old City. It is located on the grounds of the Israel Museum and is part of your ticket. Whether you see the ruins before or after you will gain a better appreciation of Jerusalem.
I recommend visiting this model of the Old City of Jerusalem before heading to the Old City itself. Combining this visit with a trip to the Southern Wall Excavations at the Davidson Center in the Old City is magic! The steps you see in the...More
I wish that Trip Advisor would update the address of the current location. The model was moved several years ago! Be sure to allow ample time to walk around the huge (2000 sq. meters) scale model of the Second Temple of Jerusalem located on the...More
On the grounds of the Israel Museum. Nice, detailed model of second temple period Jerusalem. Gives a great perspective on modern Jerusalem.
This model which is something like 40 metres long and 30 metres wide is most helpful to understanding Jerusalem at the time of the second temple.