The magnificently restored Tower of David Citadel complex is located in the heart of Jerusalem between the old city and the new, housing an unprecedented Museum that is dedicated to the history of this remarkable City.
The Museum is committed to telling the story of the events that have made Jerusalem unique in world civilization with specifically designed models and exciting displays that intensely deepen visitors understanding of the Holy City of Jerusalem.
The 3000 year old site was a royal palace for many centuries serving as the seat for the rulers of the city throughout the ages. During the Hasmonean Dynasty it served as a fortress, it was King Herod’s royal palace and a castle of the Crusader Kings.
Visitors can begin by walking along the panoramic route of the citadel towers that offers a breath-taking view of both the Old and New sections of the City as well as the opulent archaeological gardens. Explore the many fascinating displays covering 4000 years of the history of this remarkable city.
Viewing the spectacular Sound and Light night time show with the walls of the Citadel serving as a Stage is a not to be missed unique experience of sight and sound and the technology used to tell the Jerusalem story through amazing virtual reality images, is the first of its kind in the world.
The Tower of David Citadel Complex with all its many facets should definitely be on your list of places to see during your tour of the Holy Land.