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At last, incredible labyrinth of tunnels, arches and passageways are revealed to us.

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Overview

Overview

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Today, you will be travelling through those tunnels. Your virtual footsteps will trace thousands of years of history.

Western Wall

Western Wall

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It was once called the "Wailing Wall," for all the generations of Jewish tears shed at this holy place of yearning.

Entrance

Entrance

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Here we begin the Western Wall Tunnel virtual tour.

Secret Passage

Secret Passage

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The fluorescent brightness of modern life falls away as we descend inside the tunnels.

Wilson's Arch

Wilson's Arch

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At the time of the Second Temple, a huge bridge connected the upper city of Jerusalem to the Temple Mount.

Public Room

Public Room

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Here, close to Wilson's Arch, is the "Hall of the Hasmoneans."

Huge Stone

Huge Stone

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Meet the largest building stone ever used in world history.

Warren's Gate

Warren's Gate

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Warren's Gate was one one of the major entrances to the Temple Mount.

Holy of Holies

Holy of Holies

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This is the closest accessible point to where the Holy Ark stood.

Kotel Tunnel

Kotel Tunnel

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We enter a very long, straight, narrow passage known eponymously as "The Tunnel."

Ancient Cistern

Ancient Cistern

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We now explore three waterways that supplied water to the Temple.

Herodian Street

Herodian Street

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Originally a promenade that ran the full length of the Western Wall.

Quarry and Aqueduct

Quarry and Aqueduct

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Struthion Pool

Struthion Pool

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At the end of the Hasmonean aqueduct is a large pool called the Struthion Pool.

Exit and Epilogue

Exit and Epilogue

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As we near the exit, we can't help but marvel at the modern miracle of the Jewish people's return to their land.