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Itinerary
This full-day (8 hours) tour begins with a Jerusalem hotel pickup by air-conditioned coach.

First, stop at the Mount of Olives for a scenic overview of the entire city of Jerusalem. This mountain ridge is east of the Old City and named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes. According to the gospels, a number of important events in the life of Jesus took place here, including where he ascended into heaven. The Mount has been a site of Christian worship since ancient times and continues to be a place of pilgrimage for Eastern Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant believers.

Walk down the Mount to the Church of All Nations, also known as the Basilica of Agony, near the Garden of Gethsemane. It is believed that Jesus prayed here on the night he was arrested by Roman soldiers.

Pass through the Jewish cemetery in Kidron Valley and into the Old City. Take a break to enjoy lunch (own expense), then continue the tour by the Pool of Bethesda, a pool of water in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem associated with healing, as described in the Gospel of John.

Visit St Anne’s Church, believed to be the birthplace of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. Next, walk past the Convent of the Sisters of Zion, leading to the Via Dolorosa, the street that Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion. 

The tour concludes here, then board the coach for a return trip to the Jerusalem hotels.
Locations visited
The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa
Old City of Jerusalem
Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)
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Overview
Retrace the footsteps of Jesus on this full-day guided walking tour of Jerusalem. Travel along the Via Dolorosa, the street Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion. Walk down the Mount of Olives and see other prominent sites in Old City Jerusalem, like the Pool of Bethesda, St Anne’s Church, the Convent of the Sisters of Zion and more. Jerusalem hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Highlights
  • Full-day guided walking tour of Christian Jerusalem
  • Follow the footsteps of Jesus from the Mount of Olive to Via Dolorosa, an important pilgrimage route
  • Hear biblical stories and little-known tales about Jesus and his life in the city
  • Visit the Church of All Nations near the Garden of Gethsemane and the Jewish cemetery in Kidron Valley
  • Enter Jerusalem Old City to stop for photos at the Pool of Bethesda and Convent of the Sisters of Zion
  • See the start point of the Via Dolorosa, from where Jesus is said to have walked to his crucifixion
  • Round-trip transport from centrally located Jerusalem hotels included
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Reviewed 19 June 2018
Best Tour Director ever.

This was an excellent experience, the tour to take. Our tour director, Billy Jazy was fantastic with his knowledge of this tour made it even more interesting.

Thank Trish074
Reviewed 6 June 2018
Footsteps of Jesus tour with our best guide Lorne Newman

I did this trip mid May during the tense time due to US Embassy opening in Jerusalem. At the end we had good tour but missed the Via Dolorosa, due to safety concerns, but they toured the Western Wall and other small museums. Thanks a...More

Thank hudsone2017
Reviewed 2 June 2018
Superb tour focusing on the sites of Jesus' last days in Jerusalem, death on the cross, and resurrection

We did the Jerusalem Tour: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus. Our guide, Eyal Shoval, was exceptional! He provided great information and led us through a picturesque walking tour of the Mount of Olives and portions of the Old City, focusing on the sites where...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018
Jerusalem Old & New City Tour with our Guide : Itamar

A friend referred me to Bein Harim & said it was good so I booked a one day trip for "Jerusalem Old & New City". This was the actual title of the tour we took. I also booked just 3 days prior & was able...More

Thank questtraveler01
Reviewed 30 April 2018
Footsteps of Jesus Tour

I went on this very tour last year and it was wonderful. This time, I was very disappointed. We booked through Beinharim Tours. The positiveness is all due to tour guide, and that was our problem. We were supposed to go through the first five...More

Thank Linda M
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