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Old City of Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel
+972 3-516-6699
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Characterized by narrow, winding streets and alleyways, this ancient part of the city is filled with shrines and attractions holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims including the Western Wall, Temple Mount and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
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“western wall” (772 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Jerusalem, Israel
Givat Ram
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"old city"
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"western wall"
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"narrow streets"
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"jaffa gate"
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"jewish quarter"
in 300 reviews
"via dolorosa"
in 288 reviews
"different cultures"
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"every corner"
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"four quarters"
in 133 reviews
"wailing wall"
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"holy sepulchre"
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"bucket list"
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"holy places"
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"religious sites"
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"temple mount"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did a believers tour in Israel and the Old City of Jerusalem is a must see and do. There is so much history and it was fascinating and exciting. We had an amazing tour guide who helped explain so much of the Old City...More

Thank CRMays
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Reviewed yesterday

I expected a kind of merge in the experience of the quarters the city was devided into. Yet, the difference was extremely visible in the Jewish quarter, the Islamic quarter, the Christian quarter and the Armenian quarter in the way people live here and architecture...More

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Reviewed yesterday

took a cab from hotel, we agreed on the fare -- when we got there I gave him the agreed to price with a small "Nice Guy" tip, even tho he hustled us to use him for a car tour of the area. When I...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tour included the Palm Sunday Procession into the City, Stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa, the Holy Sepulcher, Mt. Calvary, Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemani, Upper Room, and many, many other Holy sites.

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Thank Rod A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Walking trough the streets of the old city of Jerusalem, you really get to see a different way of living compared to the west. You can also see a lot of historical places important for the different religions represented in the old city such as...More

Thank Anette M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice place, unique place, the most amazing place in the world. Just go and file the special place

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Get a guide or go on your own but you have to experience this area. We had a private guide and the area is just fascinating.

Thank 43Chicago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

it has everything. culture, food, gardens agriculture and religion. so spiritual you cant imagine . come and see it in your own eyes!

Thank Omer R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The old city of Jerusalem is the navel of the world is you are part of the West. There are many places in the world you should see, but this is the place you must see. The holy sites of all three western religions, history,...More

Thank Familytraveller31
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Old city by far is a city of wonders. We like the rest of the world heard about the bad stuff. But visiting and staying here for a month, makes me visit again and mix of culture, people and the style are a plus for...More

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louis j
3 July 2018|
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Response from Eddie O | Reviewed this property |
Book tours. You won't understa nd anything without a guide. You may see a lot but miss the importance. Garden Tomb a must do if you are a believer.
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Pamela M
6 March 2018|
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Response from Pierre M | Reviewed this property |
Just enjoy walking through the city. Go to the Saint Sepulchre Have lunch in one of the many small restaurants
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Response from bickmand | Reviewed this property |
I doubt that there will be any difference, but I travel very little in the West Bank when I am in Israel. Jerusalem, I expect, will be fine, and I see that Bethlehem, which is in the West Bank, was quite pleasant for... More
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