A Thrilling Journey to the City's Secrets
The Time Elevator Jerusalem is a journey through the rich 3,000 year history of
. Star of "Fiddler on the Roof" Chaim Topol plays the lead character who amid crashing ceilings, splashing water, and other special effects, leads us on an unforgettable journey moving through Jerusalem's historic turning points; beginning with
the City of David
and ending in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Combining film, motion platforms, and special effects, this 35-minute journey brings Jerusalem's most dramatic moments to unforgettable life through an original screenplay written in conjunction with leading historians and archeologists. Audiences will witness Prophet Jeremiah's confrontation with King Zedekiah and relive the destruction of the First and Second Temples.
They will be led through the Roman Conquest, the birth of Christianity, the emergence of Islam with its centuries of long rule over the Holy Land and the drama of the establishment of
Combining motion based seating, panoramic screens, special effects carefully synchronized to the action of the film, visitors have the sensation of viewing the movie as a participant rather than a spectator. Surround sound headsets enable the show to be concurrently heard in English, Russian, French, Spanish, German, Mandarin, Italian and Hebrew.
- Stationary seats are provided for visitors who prefer no motion.
The attraction is open daily and is suitable for visitors over the age of 5.
Visitors must arrive 15 minutes prior to show time to watch an introductory film reviewing safety instructions.
The Time Elevator has become an essential part of any tour of Jerusalem.