View of the Jerusalem Archeological Park from the queue while I was waiting to get acces to the Temple Mount

View of the Jerusalem Archeological Park from the queue while I was waiting to get acces to the Temple Mount

A sign explaining the parts of the archeological park - this small section of the park was accessible without a fee

A sign explaining the parts of the archeological park - this small section of the park was accessible without a fee

Main entrance and ticket office of the park was on the other side of the street

Main entrance and ticket office of the park was on the other side of the street

This arch was built to support the walkway above it

This arch was built to support the walkway above it

Scattered stones beside the Western Wall - most of these stones came from the destruction by the Roman soldiers in 70AD

Scattered stones beside the Western Wall - most of these stones came from the destruction by the Roman soldiers in 70AD

Close view of the Western Wall inside the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Close view of the Western Wall inside the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Ivy on a wall beside the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Ivy on a wall beside the Jerusalem Archeological Park

This large painting on a wall depicts how life was in Jerusalem city in the past

This large painting on a wall depicts how life was in Jerusalem city in the past

A walkway lined with the broken columns and stones on both sides

A walkway lined with the broken columns and stones on both sides

In this photo Western Wall on left and the Southern Wall on right can be seen

In this photo Western Wall on left and the Southern Wall on right can be seen

An old street beside the Western Wall

An old street beside the Western Wall

Covered area is the place where once Ummayad Palace stood

Covered area is the place where once Ummayad Palace stood

Dome of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Southern Wall which is 922ft in length

Dome of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Southern Wall which is 922ft in length

The Jewish Quarter of the Old City - seen from the Jerusalem Archeological Park

The Jewish Quarter of the Old City - seen from the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Southern Wall and the remains of the Crusaders' Tower

Southern Wall and the remains of the Crusaders' Tower

A drinking water tap under the covered area of the Ummayad Palace

A drinking water tap under the covered area of the Ummayad Palace

There wasn't much to see from the remains of the palace under this structure

There wasn't much to see from the remains of the palace under this structure

These broken columns and stones were only link to the Ummayad Palace

These broken columns and stones were only link to the Ummayad Palace

A medieval catapult is shown here beside the city walls of Jerusalem

A medieval catapult is shown here beside the city walls of Jerusalem

View of the Ummayad Palace and the Southern Wall

View of the Ummayad Palace and the Southern Wall

Stairs leading to the top of the viewing platform in the park

Stairs leading to the top of the viewing platform in the park

A wall or old tower extended from the Southern Wall - Visible portion of Double Gate can be seen in the middle

A wall or old tower extended from the Southern Wall - Visible portion of Double Gate can be seen in the middle

Medieval  structures beside the Southern Wall

Medieval structures beside the Southern Wall

Archeological Park and the Jewish Quarter seen from the viewing platform

Archeological Park and the Jewish Quarter seen from the viewing platform

A sign explaining the sites on RHS of the viewing platform - the Jewish Quarter side

A sign explaining the sites on RHS of the viewing platform - the Jewish Quarter side

View of the LHS - Southern Wall is on left and the Mount of Olives can be seen in the background

View of the LHS - Southern Wall is on left and the Mount of Olives can be seen in the background

Mount of Olives seen from the viewing platform with East Jerusalem on LHS

Mount of Olives seen from the viewing platform with East Jerusalem on LHS

Palestinian neighborhood of Ras al-Amud in East Jerusalem can be seen here

Palestinian neighborhood of Ras al-Amud in East Jerusalem can be seen here

Dome of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and barbed wire on it's walls

Dome of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and barbed wire on it's walls

The Jerusalem Archeological Park, Mount of Olives and the East Jerusalem are visible in this photo

The Jerusalem Archeological Park, Mount of Olives and the East Jerusalem are visible in this photo

Residential buildings from the Byzantine period (6th-7th century) were buried under the Ummayad Palace

Residential buildings from the Byzantine period (6th-7th century) were buried under the Ummayad Palace

Two arched like gates bring visitors to the opposite side of the park

Two arched like gates bring visitors to the opposite side of the park

Double Gate (Huldah Gates) in the Southern Wall - Each arch of the double gate led into an aisle of a passageway leading from the gate into the Temple Mount

Double Gate (Huldah Gates) in the Southern Wall - Each arch of the double gate led into an aisle of a passageway leading from the gate into the Temple Mount

This photo shows the remains of the Double Gate on left

This photo shows the remains of the Double Gate on left

Triple Gate of the Huldah Gates - During the holidays and busy days, the eastern gates were used for entry to the Temple

Triple Gate of the Huldah Gates - During the holidays and busy days, the eastern gates were used for entry to the Temple

Palm trees inside the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Palm trees inside the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Here stairs can be seen which would bring visitors to the Huldah Gates

Here stairs can be seen which would bring visitors to the Huldah Gates

Myself sitting on the stairs with the Mount of Olives in background - Zaighum Abbas Ranjha

Myself sitting on the stairs with the Mount of Olives in background - Zaighum Abbas Ranjha

Large stones were used at the base while smaller ones on top in this section of the Southern Wall

Large stones were used at the base while smaller ones on top in this section of the Southern Wall

Some of the remains discovered by the archaeologists

Some of the remains discovered by the archaeologists

Stairs leading to the bottom of the Jerusalem Archeological Park from the First Temple period

Stairs leading to the bottom of the Jerusalem Archeological Park from the First Temple period

Stairs turn into these small steps which are guarded by two walls

Stairs turn into these small steps which are guarded by two walls

Some of these walls and structures belong to the First Temple which was destroyed by the Babylonians in 586BC

Some of these walls and structures belong to the First Temple which was destroyed by the Babylonians in 586BC

Myself wondering around in the area of the First Temple Period

Myself wondering around in the area of the First Temple Period

This wall has base from the First Temple era and top dates back from the Byzantine period

This wall has base from the First Temple era and top dates back from the Byzantine period

These visitors are sitting on the steps which lead to the Huldah Gates

These visitors are sitting on the steps which lead to the Huldah Gates

Here wall extends into the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Here wall extends into the Jerusalem Archeological Park

A walkway beside the Western Wall inside the archeological park

A walkway beside the Western Wall inside the archeological park

Base of the Southern Wall with remains of an old complex on right

Base of the Southern Wall with remains of an old complex on right

Corner of the City Walls - Here Western wall on left and th Southern Wall on right with Robinson's Arch on the Western Wall

Corner of the City Walls - Here Western wall on left and th Southern Wall on right with Robinson's Arch on the Western Wall

Robinson's Arch - It was built to link the Tyropoeon Valley street, a major traffic artery in the Second Temple Period

Robinson's Arch - It was built to link the Tyropoeon Valley street, a major traffic artery in the Second Temple Period

Fallen stones from the Second Temple lying on the floor

Fallen stones from the Second Temple lying on the floor

Some of the remaining stones from the Second Temple which was destroyed by the Romans in 70AD

Some of the remaining stones from the Second Temple which was destroyed by the Romans in 70AD

Here Southern Wall, Dome of Al-Aqsa Mosque and Ummayad Palace is seen from the Davidson Centre

Here Southern Wall, Dome of Al-Aqsa Mosque and Ummayad Palace is seen from the Davidson Centre

The Davidson Centre is built into the basement of an eighth-century Ummayad Palace

The Davidson Centre is built into the basement of an eighth-century Ummayad Palace

The Lost Coffin at display inside the Davidson Centre

The Lost Coffin at display inside the Davidson Centre

A model showing the Temple Mount and the Old City of Jerusalem

A model showing the Temple Mount and the Old City of Jerusalem

Here photos depicts the times from the Second Temple Period

Here photos depicts the times from the Second Temple Period

Remains discovered on top of the Davidson Centre

Remains discovered on top of the Davidson Centre

A film camera crew was making a video - southern and western walls can be seen in the background

A film camera crew was making a video - southern and western walls can be seen in the background

A display on a wall of the Davidson Centre showing different continents of the World

A display on a wall of the Davidson Centre showing different continents of the World

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Here "Jerusalem" is written in different languages

Inside the Davidson Centre there were photos showing how Jerusalem looked like in the past, notably the Second Temple

Inside the Davidson Centre there were photos showing how Jerusalem looked like in the past, notably the Second Temple

Exhibitions inside the Davidson Centre - the Jerusalem Archeological Park

Exhibitions inside the Davidson Centre - the Jerusalem Archeological Park

This photo shows the path leading to the temple gates

This photo shows the path leading to the temple gates

This photos shows the passage to the Temple Mount and base attached to the main wall is where Robinson's Arch is located

This photos shows the passage to the Temple Mount and base attached to the main wall is where Robinson's Arch is located