Jerusalem: Shabbat Experience

Tours & Sightseeing in Jerusalem

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The Jewish people introduced to the world the idea of the weekend and there is no better place than in the Holy City of Jerusalem to experience a real Shabbat.Join us for this unique chance to explore the various aspects of traditional Judaism. We will guide you through the Jewish Quarter during the golden hours before Shabbat begins and visit the Western Wall as hundreds of people arrive to begin their sincere and powerful Shabbat prayers. 
Join this guided walking tour of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem and learn about the origins and history of the Jewish Holy Day. This 2-hour walking experience covers: • The Jewish Quarter • The Hurva Synagogue  • Different aspects/movements on Judaism • The 4 Sepharadic synagogues • The Wailing Wall • External characteristics of the Jewish Orthodox • Day of Rest – whose great idea was that? ...and much more!*Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!* Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

What’s included

  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off