“Migdal Dovid” by Mira Eisen, acrylic on canvas


While this landmark often draws the attention of any Jerusalem visitor, few know its history. Migdol Dovid, also known as the Tower of David, is a citadel that dates back to the 1300s, during the time when the Ottomans controlled Jerusalem. Now, it houses a museum about the history of Jerusalem and the cities various rulers, with tours that allow visitors to explore the original ruins.