walked through this historical area; quiet and cobblestone streets; some slippery areas when the road is wet
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You walk through this section where Armenians lived last I think when traveling through Old Jerusalem. Interesting Orthodox churches in this section
People often overlook that, next to the jews, muslims and christians, the armenians also ' own' part of the old town of Jerusalem. The armenians mostly live in their closed compounds and it is not easy to get to know their daily life. However, they...More
The Armenian quarter contains a series of winding streets and alleyways with cobblestones and steps teaming with people, shops, coffee stands and hookah bars. The shops carried everything from religious items to everyday kitchen ware, kaftans and other clothing, baked goods and spices representing every...More
You can find The Last Supper Room and the Dormition Abbey very close to the Armenian Quarter. Both pleaces worth visiting. Take a walk among the streets of the Armenian Quarter - very nice and beautiful.
The Armenian quarter is very relaxed and entertaining to stroll around. There are some churches and monasteries to visit as well as the world renowed pottery stores. When the Armenians settled in Jerusalem they became famous for theit pottery. There are still a few original...More
The Cardo street separates the quarters. All are worth taking time in. Armenians were the first christians and so have much to tell us about history of christianity.
Highly recommend as a part of the overall Old Jerusalem tours - revitalized with a mural, this ancient marketplace sets the stage for the rest of the history of the area.
Those who visit the Holy City will have heard of the 3 other quarters :Christian, Jewish and Muslim.These 3 hold holy sites of the 3 faiths. So the Armenian Quarter may seem less attractive to visit. But these are the same narrow streets, the same...More