Flanked on two sides by steep valleys, the ancient City of David enjoyed a tremendous military advantage—making it relatively easy to defend.
Many archeologists believe it likely supported the palace of King David, the ruins of which are partially visible after descending some stairs.
From the vantage on the platform, it’s plain to see how David could easily have looked down over the homes built on the slope below him and seen Bathsheba bathing that fateful evening.
Bible Teacher for Emerald Bus 2
Read a devotional about today’s sites.