The Broad Wall is an ancient wall which was part of the defense of the city of Jerusalem during the reign on King Hezekiah. The wall is said to date back to around 8th Century BCE and was excavated in 1970’s by an Israeli architect- Nahman Avigad.
The wall is 7 meters thick and runs 65 meters long with a height of around 3.3 meters at place where it is well preserved. With his excavation Avigad proved that by 8th century BCE, the city had expanded to the hill to the west of the Temple Mount.
Entrance Ticket Details For Broad Wall
- Admission is Free for the wall.
Broad Wall Hours
- Access is for 24 hours by appointment for The Tower.
How to Reach Broad Wall
- Bus: At Western Wall
- Light Rail: At City Hall
- By Taxi
- By renting a Bike
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0.11% of people who visit Jerusalem include Broad Wall in their plan
95% of people start their Broad Wall visit around 08 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Broad Wall
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