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This site is as close as Jews can get to the original location of the "Holy of Holies" - where the temple and the Arc of the Covenant was stored. Therefore, the wall has become the place to pray.
Prior to the reunification of Jerusalem,...More
There is a tour that takes you down to the bottom of the Western Wall. It is well worth seeing how the Wall was built and seeing the water cisterns of the old city.
We had a Jewish guide who was passionate and gave a...More
There is something special about praying at the Western Wall..to put your hands on that ancient stone, to leave a prayer in the cracks of the wall. As busy as it is, when you get your turn at the wall, everything else falls away and...More
The Western Wall is the remaining part of the Jewish temple that was destroyed. It is in a large courtyard surrounded by buildings housing schools and organizations. It is a place of prayer and solemnity. Modest dress is required. And men need to have their...More
If ur not from there nor a Jewish descent. It is important u go in and observe and see the place. We didn’t go and go to the wall but it is interesting to just see men and women on a separate section praying at...More
This was by far the nearest to a spiritual experience in Jerusalem! The rest of the biblical sites we visited were as best can be described as a zoo! The Western Wall or Wailing Wall was by comparison relatively calm and tranquil. Women went to...More