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Zedekiah’s Cave

“Zedekiah’s cave” is an ancient huge (5 acre) stone quarry, under most of the Muslim Quarter. 

It was discovered by chance in the 19th century, and to this day its date and function are not quite certain. 

It was most likely a quarry from Roman times, perhaps producting some of the stones for the construction of the Herodian Temple Mount .

Presenting Zedekiah’s Cave to “the Watchman”, 2019

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Zedekiah’s Cave – Wikipedia

Zedekiah’s Cave – also called Danny’s Quarries – is a 5-acre (20,000 m 2) underground meleke limestone quarry that runs the length of five city blocks under the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Book a private tour to Zedekiah’s Cave

Zedekiah’s cave is near the Muslim Quarter, and Damascus Gate.

It takes about 1 hour to explore it, but I only offer full day tours.

Being so, Contact me for a full day tour offer that will also include a visit to Zedekiah’s Cave. 


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 damas gate Before Damascus Gate
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