Tower of David

Tower of David in Wikipedia

The Tower of David (Hebrew: מגדל דוד‎, Migdal David, Arabic: برج داود‎, Burj Daud) is an ancient citadel located near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem. Built to strengthen a strategically weak point in the Old City's defenses, the citadel was constructed during the second century BCE and subsequently destroyed and rebuilt b...

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David's Tower Travel Information

If you would like to see some of the amazing historic remains on your trip to Israel, stop at David’s Tower. Despite its name, David’s Tower was not built by King David. It was actually built by Herod the Great on a Hasmonaean foundation in his attempts to secure Jerusalem’s northern wall, which was always considered the weakest in regard to defens...

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