Discover the Temple Mount Sifting Project of Jerusalem
Activities

Discover the Temple Mount Sifting Project of Jerusalem

Free
Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Hebrew
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy helping save as many ancient artifacts as possible from thousands of tons of this debris
  • Visit a place of significance to billions of people within the most excavated city in the world
  • Hear how the project began due to 9,000 tons of dirt mixed with invaluable archaeological artifacts was disposed of
  • Learn the story of the temple and how it's a holy site to the three largest monotheistic religions
What to expect

Go on a journey of discovery and be part of an incredible archeology project on this two-hour experience. From learning the story of the Temple Mount of Jerusalem to participating in sifting buckets that contain artifacts from all historical periods, the memories of your time will last forever!

Starting from receiving an introductory lecture, you'll hear how the project began due to 9,000 tons of dirt mixed with invaluable archaeological artifacts was disposed of. Then, you'll be given sifting guidance and learn about sifting, plus discover the significance of finds recovered by the group.

Next, enjoy getting your hands dirty and helping to sift as you marvel at the fact that each bucket sifted contains artifacts from all historical periods of the Temple Mount. You'll also learn the story of the temple and how it's a holy site to the three largest monotheistic religions, as well as being one of the most concentrated archaeological sites in the world to complete your experience.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees
    Where

    Temple Mount Sifting Project - Parking, ירושלים

    Meeting point:
    Please meet at the entrance of the Temple Mount Sifting Project at Mitzpe Hamasuot in Jerusalem.
    What to remember
    • The experience is available in English, French and Hebrew languages
    • Infants (age 0-6): free admission. Please reserve your free ticket at checkout
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    Provider
    Holiday Travel (israel) LTD
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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