Jerusalem Three Religions Holy City Guided Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Israel

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See Old Jerusalem’s holiest sites through Jewish, Christian and Muslim eyes on this revealing 4-hour walking tour. Accompanied by an impartial guide, walk up to the Temple Mount to see its Islamic shrines and learn about its significance to Muslims and Jews. Then, check out landmarks revered in both Judaism and Christianity. See the Western Wall and King David’s Tomb, and visit the Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Hall of the Last Supper, as your guide recounts the potent religious beliefs that swirl around each of them.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictMeet your guide at the walls of Old Jerusalem and set off on your walking tour. As you work your way through the bustling lanes, learn about Jerusalem’s 3,000-year and more history, and how it became a spiritual center for Christianity, Judaism and Islam.Stop At: Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictWalk up to the Temple Mount and marvel at the stunning, gold-covered Dome of the Rock, a Muslim shrine believed to mark where the Prophet Mohammed rose to heaven. As you admire the building, learn how it stands on a site revered by Jews as the original location of the First and Second Jewish Temples and the place where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Al Masjid Al Aqsa, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictAdmire the beautiful Dome of the Chain and Al Aqsa MosqueDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictSee the Dome of the rock and admire its architecture and patterned mosaics.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Western Wall, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictWalk to the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) at the base of the Mount.Drink in the scenes around the wall as your guide explains why it is a site of pilgrimage for Jews.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictContinue to the Christian quarter and walk along part of the Via Dolorosa, the path that, according to Christians, Jesus took to Calvary.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictSee some of the Stations of the CrossDuration: 25 minutesStop At: Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictVisit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, reputedly built on the site of his crucifixion.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Mount Zion, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictHead to Mt Zion outside the walls and visit the Hall of the Last Supper, a 12th-century room said to stand where Jesus had his last meal with his disciples. Duration: 25 minutesStop At: King David's Tomb, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictVisit the Tomb of King David, viewed by Jews as the burial place of the second king of Israel. Duration: 25 minutesPass By: Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictAfter your visit, walk back to the city walls, where your tour comes to an end.

What’s included

  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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