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Following two devastating wars and 20 years of enemy occupation, the Jewish Quarter of Old Jerusalem was reconstructed with great attention to harmonious architectural detail. The highlight of the quarter is the excavation of the Cardo, the ancient...more
What a joy to walk through all of the different places of worship, Commerce, historical events, an outright pleasure. The people were gracious and wonderfully kind. Take your time enjoy all that has to offer and you will be grateful for its benefit.
If you dig up the area you will see layers of history beneath. A guide is necessary to fill the details. There are lots of interesting shops but they are pricey compared to the shops in the Christian quarters. It is more crowded than the...More
There are so many things to see it is really hard to see them all and put them in context. The audio guide provided by The Jerusalem Development Authority through their Audio Tours of Jerusalem app was a really nice way to tour the area...More
Lots of great little interesting shops. Be careful of pick pockets in busy times. Also only dollars, not credit cards. Only time we used card they overcharged us 30 dollars, and when we alerted the merchant, he was not friendly. Do your homework, know how...More
A walk through this quarter gave views from rooftops where there are walkways. The old city could be observed quite well on high showing how the Romans had divided the city. It was Sabbath so not a lot was open
How can you not feel pride and the whisperings of our ancestors as you stroll the cobblestoned streets that carried King David and Jesus toward the Holy Temple?
If you close your eyes and think back 2000+ years to when our ancestors walked the same...More
I LOVE the old city and am especially drawn to the Jewish quarter. Whenever I'm in Israel, it's where I spend so much of my time. Sunrise at the western wall, is a must do. After a visit to the Burnt house and Herodian mansions...More
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I'm not sure, very little is open on Shabbat, when I was in Israel, I stayed with a family, I will go back for Pesach and spend it with them. You might go before the 10th to the Jewish Quarter and speak with people and maybe... More
I'm not sure, very little is open on Shabbat, when I was in Israel, I stayed with a family, I will go back for Pesach and spend it with them. You might go before the 10th to the Jewish Quarter and speak with people and maybe somebody will take you in to eat. Israelis are extremely friendly and open. Wish I could give you a definite yes, but I cannot! Sorry