Wall" in the 1800s (LifeintheHolyLand.com) A collection of drawings and
photographs from the 19th century illustrating the Western Wall, along with
explanatory notes by early explorers including Charles Wilson.
to Western Wall - 1960s (LifeintheHolyLand.com) A collection of photographs
of Charles Lee Feinberg with explanatory comments revealing a critical decade in
the history of the holy place.
Aish HaTorah's Tunnel Tour (aish.com) An
extensive virtual tour of the Western Wall tunnels. Includes pages about
the "Secret Passage," Wilson's Arch, Warren's Gate, Holy of Holies, Struthion
Pool, and more.
- The Western Wall and its Tunnels (Israel
MFA) Gives the background of the Temple Mount, highlighting
the Western Wall, both the section visible from the plaza and the
length located in the adjoining tunnel. Copy of this page at Jewish
The Western Wall (The
Israeli Mosaic) Contains informative sections on the wall
itself, Jewish tradition and the wall,
recent history, and getting there. Links
throughout allow for in-depth study.
Wall (Christian Travel Study Program)
Limited text, but site features several good pictures with
excellent identifying captions.
Ham'aravi (Camp S'dei Chemed
International) Describes both the history and significance of
the wall from a distinctly Jewish perspective.
A Prayer at the
Western Wall (Shema Yisrael) Provides a service to
Jewish people around the world by receiving written prayers at
a location in Jerusalem and placing them into a crack in the
wall on behalf of the petitioner. Illustrates the Jewish
belief that the wall is the "shortest route to G-d's ear."
Western or Wailing Wall? (Jewish Virtual Library)
Discusses the history of the wall's name over the centuries.
Live Kotel Cam
Features a live camera view of the Western Wall. Also
includes a virtual tour of the tunnels.
Window on the Western Wall (aish.com)
Includes another live camera view of the Western
Wall, as well as other related links.
Western Wall - Kotel (3disrael.com) Displays
an almost 360 degree "panoramic view."
Kotel (Personal Page,
Jabberwocky.com) Showcases large photographs with
(Personal Page) Features
several nice black & white photographs, artistically presenting unusual
views of the wall.
Sir Charles William Wilson (Palestine Exploration
Fund) A biographical sketch of a British military man who did
extensive archaeological work in Jerusalem, including the
identification of the Herodian arch, located in the men's prayer
section, now named for him.