Kidron Valley in Red

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You are invited to come with your whole family and enjoy the carpets of red flowers that fill the valley on the slopes of the City of David, against the backdrop of the Old City walls. Throughout the week (Sunday-Thursday) a hospitality tent will be available to visitors with hot drinks and camel rides.

At the center of this year’s festival is the Kidron Adom photography contest #קדרון_אדום, where you can take photos from the valley, share them, and win amazing prizes!

Kidron Adom photography contest #קדרון_אדום

Shoot, upload, tag and win!

Win excellent prizes with your photos of the Kidron Valley in Red:
First prize: Overnight stay for two at the Yehuda Hotel in Jerusalem
Second prize: Dinner for two at the HaMotzi Restaurant
Third prize: Two tickets for the Segway tour

On the competition website, you can select a photo to upload to the contest area. You can also share a photo you posted on Facebook or Instagram and get likes to promote your winning entry.
At the end of the contest, the three photos that received the most likes on social networks and that were most liked by the professional selection committee will be chosen for the prizes!
Names of the contest winners will be published on the site and the winners will be notified personally in April.

Click here to upload your photo


Guided Friday Tours – with advance reservations

Tours of the flowering valley with tasting meal!

Tours will depart from the City of David on Fridays and descend to the valley along the Kidron channel, covered with flowers. The tours will pass the ancient splendor of the stone monuments of Avshalom’s Pillar, Zechariah’s Grave and the Grave of the Sons of Hezir, known as the Petra of Jerusalem, hewn into the rocks nearly 2000 years ago.
At the end of the tour you can enjoy a tasting meal to the beautiful sounds of live music, all for just 35 ILS per person!*
At the center of the flowering valley there will be a guiding station where you can receive professional, experiential explanations of the area plants. Illustrated plant guides will be available for visitors to use.

Friday tours will be held on April 17, April 24, May1 and May 8. The first tour will depart at 9:30 am and an additional tour at 10:30 am. Sign up now!

*The tasting meal is available at a cost of 25 ILS without tour participation.

  • Tour and tasting meal by advance reservation only through the website or telephone *6033
  • The route will begin at the City of David Visitors Center and end at the Mouth of Olives Information Center. Parking is available at the First Station parking lot with free shuttle to the Old City. Shuttles run every 20 minutes from the First Station parking lot directly to the Dung Gate
  • The tour is in Hebrew and lasts approximately 1.25 hours (not including the meal)
  • The route is not accessible for strollers
Kidron Valley. Photo by Kobi Hareati


Tour Track 
  מבוגר ילד
סיור עצמאי חינם חינם
סיור מודרך + ארוחת טעימות 35 ש"ח 35 ש"ח
ארוחת טעימות ללא סיור 25 ש"ח 25 ש"ח


Opening Hours 

Friday tours will be held on April 17, April 24, May1 and May 8. The first tour will depart at 9:30 am and an additional tour at 10:30 am. Sign up now!

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