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The City of David is proud to present: “Hallelujah” - A unique and exciting presentation that tells the story of the rebirth of ancient Jerusalem presented through innovative and groundbreaking technology on the ruins of the City of David, under the open night sky!

More than 2,000 years ago, Jerusalem was destroyed and the Babylonian exile began. After 70 years and against all odds, Nehemiah son of Hachaliah succeeds in harnessing the largest empire in the world and embarks on a dangerous journey to Jerusalem at the head of a small delegation to rebuild the destroyed city, while coping with domestic difficulties and foreign enemies.

Watch a captivating clip from the show
Tour Track 
Essential Information 
  • Advance registration is required
  • A free shuttle to Hallelujah night show will depart from the first station parking lot 45 minutes before show time.
    We recommend taking advantage of this service to ensure you arrive on time.
  • The free shuttle service will be available to return you to the First Station at the conclusion of the show.
  • Waze: First Station
  • The show takes place within ancient ruins and includes many steps and uneven flooring. Unfortunately, due to the limitations of the archeological site, it is not wheelchair accessible

  • It is possible to arrange accessibility for the main part of the show, with advance booking. Please call us at: *6033
  • At the conclusion of the show, free shuttles to the First Station will leave at 9:00 PM, 9:40pm, 10:20pm and 11:00pm
  • We would be happy to help direct you to the site. Please call us at:



Price List Adult
Child (5-18)/ Senior Citizen*/ Soldier/ Student 
Hallelujah Nighttime Show  65 NIS  54 NIS

** Senior citizen- Women from the age of 60, men from the age of 65.

** 5% discount will be given for online reservations



Opening Hours 

Shows will take place at 8:15pm, 9:00pm and 9:45pm.

During Passover another show will take place at 7:30pm.

Duration of the show: 1 hour and 15 min

For opening hours, please call the Reservation Center:


**English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese translation is available via designated earphones




How to get to the City of David National Park – Secure and easy directions

Important note: It is difficult to find parking next to the Kotel and the City of David. These are our recommended arrival directions.

Arrival by private car:

Nearby parking lots

Karta parking garages (fee charged):

Navigation by WAZE

Mamilla parking garages (fee charged):

Navigation by WAZE

Walking distance from Karta / Mamilla parking garages to the City of David approximately 20 minutes. Arrival by taxi is recommended.


Mt. Zion parking lot (fee charged):

Navigation by WAZE

Zion Gate / David’s Tomb parking lot (fee charged) – Approximately 9-minute walk to the City of David. Parking based on availability.


Navigation for walking:

Coming from the Kotel, turn left at the Dung Gate and it is a 2-minute walk to the City of David.

Button – Navigation with Google Maps

Navigation with Google Maps


Public transportation to the City of David:


Egged bus routes:

  • Route 1 – Central Bus Station – Kotel
  • Route 3 – Central Bus Station – Kotel
  • Route 38 – Jewish Quarter (circular route the goes by the Kotel)
  • Route 2 – From Kikar Tzahal (IDF Square) / Yitzhak Kariv Street (circular route operated by Superbus)



Taxis are always allowed to enter through Jaffa Gate; therefore, you can get to the City of David by taxi.


Driving Direction

Directions to Ancient Jerusalem sites

Opening Hours

Opening hours of the City of David- Ancient Jerusalem sites

Price List

City of David- Ancient Jerusalem price list

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Driving Direction

Driving Directions to the Ancient Jerusalem sites

Opening Hours

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Price List

Ancient Jerusalem Price List
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