Man in talis at the Kotel, Jerusalem, Israel. The Western Wall, Wailing Wall or Kotel is located in the Old City of Jerusalem. It is a relatively small western segment of the walls surrounding the area called the Temple Mount.
OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM - Dung Gate - This is the main vehicular access to the Western Wall (Kotel) plaza. It is located near the center of the southern portion of the city, close to the Temple Mount, just east of “Tanners’ Gate.” It leads into the Jewish Quarter.