One of Jerusalem's
most famous sites and what used to be Herod's palace back in the 1st
century, the Citadel, situated next to Jaffa Gate, comprises a marvelous
restoration area with the Tower of David
in its center, The Citadel is a home for the renowned Tower
of David Museum, an impressive complex of several halls, which
present the history of the city throughout the ages.
The Museum is open Sunday to Thursday and Saturday from 9:00am to
5:00pm (Nov.-Mar. - 10:00am to 4:00pm), Friday and Holiday eves 9:00am
to 2:00pm. Regular ticket coasts 35 NIS.
Information: 972-2-6265333 or 972-2-6265310 (24 hours).
To get to the Citadel take bus No 6, 20, or 27 from the Central Bus
Station in Jerusalem to Jaffa Gate.