City of David

settlement and archaeological site in East Jerusalem

Coordinates: 31°46′25″N 35°14′08″E / 31.77361°N 35.23556°E / 31.77361; 35.23556

The City of David (Hebrew: עיר דוד, Ir David), called in Arabic: وادي حلوه, Wadi Hilweh, is an archaeological site in Jerusalem. It is next to the south-eastern corner of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. The site is attributed to the palace of king David, and includes a water tunnel that was built by the king Hezekiah.

ruins of city of david

Near the site live Jewish and Arabs.

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