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Solomon's Quarries are also referred to as "Zedekiah's Caves", having said to have been an escape route for the King whilst fleeing from the Babylonians.

The quarries are in fact one giant underground cavern running below much of the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem's old city. It is part of the quarry that extends up to the Garden Tomb's Golgotha on the other side of the street from its entrance, and could actually have been used in the first temple period because of the hardness of the limestone found there - a valuable building material.


The cave is popular with freemasons

Sites & Attractions

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher. According to Christian tradition, the Church of the H...
Catholic church of the Benedictine Fathers, built between the years 1900-1910. Accordin...
The Room of the Last Supper – The Coenaculum. According to Christian tradition, already...
Interactive museum designed to bring the world of science and technology closer to chil...
The Herzl Museum You’ll follow an on-screen actor through the museum’s four rooms as h...
Stained glass windows created by the Jewish painter Mark Chagall for the synagogue at t...

Accommodations

The hotel is located within 20 minutes walking distance from the Old City, the Western ...
Guest units surrounded by a grassy area, with balconies facing the Jerusalem hills and ...
Various-sized units in an old Arab house, from single rooms to six-person family suites...
The Agron Guest House is situated in the heart of the Jerusalem and as such it is ideal...
Christian Sites