A short account of the Herodian Quarter, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide
The Herodian Quarter is the modern name given to an area of archaeological excavations in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter in the Old City. This was an area inhabited by wealthy people in 1st century CE Jewish Jerusalem. The 1970’s digs revealed villas of colossal dimensions, very rich with artifacts. Touring them can give us some insights about Jerusalem and its inhabitants during the end of the period of the Second Temple.