Time Elevator, Jerusalem

Time Elevator, Jerusalem

The time elevator is a tourist attraction in Jerusalem not to be missed. It takes the visitor on a tour of Jerusalem that covers around 3,000 years. This piece of land has been through so many changes in that span of time. The film and narration help to bring all that into clear focus. It starts with a visit from King David and progress through time until the 6-day war. The destruction of the First and Second Temples, the rise of Christianity and Islam, Roman occupation and the establishment of the State of Israel are all covered.

The seats in the theater are on an axis that allows them to move in synchronization with the film. There is a control for each seat that will eliminate some of the bumps but this is definitely the kind of film that keeps patrons engaged thought earthquakes and invaders. There are stationary seats for the faint of heart and those with motion sickness issues, heart patients and those who are pregnant. Chaim Topol of Fiddler on the Roof fame stars in the 30 minute production and really brings history alive.

The film is presented in Hebrew, but there are headphones available that provide translation in English, German, French, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Italian. Admission to the film is $15.00 for adults.

This sight is featured in a self-guided walking tour of Jerusalem, Israel within the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play. Please download the app to your mobile phone or tablet for travel directions for visiting this sight. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Sight Name: Time Elevator
Sight Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Cultural Walking Tour of Jerusalem  

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