The Story of Hezekiah’s Tunnel

Learn about the ancient engineering marvel that still has scientists baffled
Hezekiah’s Tunnel
Courtesy of the City of David Foundation

Constructed roughly 2,700 years ago, long before the invention of gps and laser levels, Hezekiah’s Tunnel is one of Jerusalem’s most incredible landmarks. Even by today’s standards, the construction of this 1,750-foot-long subterranean passageway is an extraordinary feat of engineering.