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Old City of Jerusalem

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Address: Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 3-516-6699
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Characterized by narrow, winding streets and alleyways, this ancient part...

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.

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The world is a small place and this is definitely one to see :-)

I cannot stress how important this site and city is to see. This is absolutely one filled with lots of history and is certainly very beautiful. It's well worth the trip, it has... read more

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot stress how important this site and city is to see. This is absolutely one filled with lots of history and is certainly very beautiful. It's well worth the trip, it has many lovely stores and restaurants to enjoy. Not to mention all the wonderful sites contained in the old city. It's absolutely amazing and I really enjoyed my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Old City of Jerusalem is beyond belief. Not only the religious signifigence but the sites and smells of the Middle East await the visitor. The bazaar, called the suk, is serious fun as well as all the sidewalk cafes. The only issue is that it is not friendly to anyone with mobility problems. The hills, uneven walks and stairs... More 

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here as part of a pilgrimage while a friend was running the Jerusalem marathon. Amazing historic places to visit in the city and the surrounding areas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting the old city of Jerusalem was like walking through history. The ancient, authentic stone walls and walkways...and alleyways..were beyond the imagination. I wondered who in history also walked on these stones. Within these sites were modern restaurants, and cafes. Seeing the contrast of ancient and modern was very unusual and interesting..to say the least. It will always remain in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Old city of Jerusalem is very historic and interesting. We went with a Gate 1 tour and had a very knowledgeable guide. The streets are so narrow it would be difficult to navigate without a guide. Church of holy sepulchre is a little disappointing-crowded and a little gaudy. Western wall good sight too see. Davidson archaeological site very interesting.

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Explosive mixture of Bazaar and ancient 6 thousand years old city. People of all nationalities mixed with the Bazaar traders

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful tour guide Nossun Shulman who has a command of all the history and the ability to make it interesting to everyone.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I think that every human being should visit the old city of Jerusalem at least once in his life time. It is the heart of the human civilization !

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Taking italian friends to Via Dolorosa, passing the old city with its wonderful lanes, full of shops and most beautiful churches and monasteries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the walking tour of Old City (8hrs) the main sites are visited Be aware, The Old City is not flat.

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