New Jerusalem: Holy City Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Old City

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Discover in a 4-hour walking tour of Jerusalem what makes of this city the world's spiritual centre for Christians, Jews and Muslims. Along the way, your tour guide will show you the the most important religious sites in the Old City of Jerusalem, while you learn about the the city’s 4,000-year fascinating history. See Temple Mount, one of the most important religious sites in the Old City of Jerusalem; the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, located on the hill of Calvary, where Jesus was crucified and buried; and many more.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictMeet your guide at the Jaffa Gate and prepare to experience Jerusalem as the most important spiritual centre for Jews, Muslims and Christians. 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

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
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