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Characterized by narrow, winding streets and alleyways, this ancient part of the city is filled with shrines and attractions holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims including the Western Wall, Temple Mount and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No words to describe the history and the site.. you must plan a proper toured visit in order to take full advantage of the thousands of year history.. Magical..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travelbugD_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

Jerusalem is a city shared by many peoples and religions and that is reflected in the variety of things to see and do in this wonderful city. Few will ever really get to know this city, but you will learn more with every visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a lot of walking in the old city and at times the stone surfaces can be a little slippy so wearing strong comfortable shoes is a must. But it is absolutely fascinating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carol p
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing. A working part of city with so much history and, yet so seperate from other parts of Jerusalem. Intimidating at times and lovely. Words cannot describe.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank greatwalk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The tourism board offers Saturday walking tours of the Old City of Jerusalem. I joined a tour with Vivian. The tour was good and Vivian pointed out highlights in the Muslim, Jewish and Christian quarters. If we went through the Armenian quarter, I don’t remember...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 510SheilaD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The special area incorporates different aspects of many religions. Stroll down the old streets and enjoy the magic of Jerusalem.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bambi12345
Reviewed 2 days ago

Old Jerusalem is to be seen by everyone who has an interest intellectual or spiritual in religion, how it affects people and how tensions and compromise can coexist. Any travel tour description will highlight the sights but the deep affect that this visit will have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The fact that I had a cchance to step on that holly land was amazing. We took a taxi from Ashdod (around 150e in both way and 1h 15 min driving) The taxi driver was more than useful, we has our tour guide as well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank danijelastc
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is understandable that some people loose their ability to think clearly. The atmosphere is just unbelievable and history can be felt in every corner.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed 3 days ago

If your interesting in history it is the place to have to visit it. There are history sites there from last 3000 years. Will take several days to see all. Before you go visit Jerusalem you must to read something about this place. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lucyesme2015
1 September 2018|
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Response from Ivan_emmanuel | Reviewed this property |
Both places require quite alot of walking! My phone data tells me that we did about 6miles each day minimum! It could be more as well! Depending on how many places u plan to visit. Wear Comfortable shoes!! Especially in... More
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3 July 2018|
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Response from AfricaEddie | Reviewed this property |
Book tours. You won't understa nd anything without a guide. You may see a lot but miss the importance. Garden Tomb a must do if you are a believer.
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Pamela M
6 March 2018|
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Response from 121pierrem | Reviewed this property |
Just enjoy walking through the city. Go to the Saint Sepulchre Have lunch in one of the many small restaurants
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