Jerusalem Things to Do

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  • 1. Wailing Wall - Western Wall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Western Wall is one of the must see attractions in the Old City and by far the holiest spot for Judaism outside Mount Temple. Located in Jewish Quarter it’s part of the retaining wall that surrounded...

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  • 2. Mount of Olives

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The mountain ridge east of the Old City is the Mount of Olives, named after the olive groves that used to cover its slopes in the past. The highest point is at-Tur (818m). I was surprised there are no...

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  • 3. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Daily the church opens at 4:00 in the morning and it closes between 7.00 pm, and at 9.00 pm between April and September. According to Eusebius of Caesarea, the Roman emperor Hadrian in the 2nd...

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  • 4. Via Dolorosa

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Way of Sorrows If you have seen "The Last Passion of the Cross" or any of dozens of other commercial or religious movies about the life, especially the last few days, of Jesus the Christ or Issa,...

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  • 5. Garden of Gethsemane

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    At the back side of church of All Nations is the garden of Gethsemane (oil press in Aramaic). Early Christian pilgrims were coming to the Garden of Gethsemane and still do. As expected there are many...

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  • 6. Temple Mount

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Dome of the Rock is the most famous Islamic site in Jerusalem. It is impressive, beautiful and can be seen from all over Jerusalem. The Dome of the Rock is not a mosque, but a Muslim shrine. Like...

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  • 7. The Old City Gates

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Part of the Jewish Quarter below the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Western Wall and extending near the Dung Gate was formerly the Morrocan Quarter (which existed from after the time Saladin defeated the...

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  • 8. The Citadel - Tower of David

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Citadel combines a museum, an archeological site, and some of the best views you will get of the Old City anywhere in Jerusalem. All together they make the Citadel an unmissable part of any visit....

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  • 9. Golgotha Skull Hill

    4 out of 5 stars

    i just returned from a tour of the Holy Land in May, 2015. One of the many sites visited by our group was of the Garden Tomb and the nearby skull hill, also known as Golgotha. A beautiful locale...

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  • 10. Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

    5 out of 5 stars

    The Dead Sea Scrolls, containing the oldest copies of the Hebrew Bible ever found and scrolls describing the life, times and beliefs of the Dead Sea Sect, are arguably the greatest archaeological find...

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  • 11. The Quarters

    Me, Linda and Dee wearing our holy clothing for lunch in the Muslim Quarter. About 22,000 people reside here. Damascus Gate, the busiest entrance into the Old City, is filled with shop keepers and...

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  • 12. Church of all Nations

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    …going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed. “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will” Matthew 26:36-39 We saw...

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  • 13. Dome of the Rock

    The core of Jerusalem Holliness is this rock at the center of Temple Mount (Qubbat as-Sahrah) This is the very stone which the whole world rests..I was one of the luckiest man to pray under the cave...

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  • 14. Ein Kerem

    part two of my john the baptist roman catholic church in Ein Karem with pictures of the inside of the church. there are actually two John the Baptist Churches in Ein Karem, the other one is greekl...

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  • 15. Church of the Nativity

    this will be tip and pictures of the Small Grotto of the Nativity situated below the main altar of the Church of the Nativity where the Traditional site of Jesus Birth is marked by the Star and the...

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  • 16. Israel Museum

    The weather was atrocious when I visited the Israel museum, which meant I couldn't see some of the outside exhibits, like the Shrine of the Book. The weather was unable to put a dampener on my...

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  • 17. Garden Tomb

    He is not here – for He is risen… Many people got confused that there’s an alternative burial site of Jesus apart from the Sepulchre Church. The Garden Tomb is located outside the walls of the Old...

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  • 18. Old City

    Jerusalem's Old City the center of Israel's capital city can be visited through varied aspects. Whether you arrive as a religious pilgrim, history buff, adventure seeker or just want to visit a new...

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  • 19. King David Tomb

    King David is the most known of Jewish Kings of the Old Testament and from his lineage Saint Joseph and Jesus came from. His tomb is located at a nondescript part at the ground floor of the Ruins of...

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  • 20. Dormition Abbey

    the biblical site of the Last Supper (known as the Cenaculum or Upper Room in latin) is located at the Dormition Abbey Compound in Mount Zion and part of the room is actually a mosque with a partially...

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  • 21. Knesset

    The Kenneset is the Israeli Parliment and this is where they sit in Jerusalem. If you are interested in seeing where everything starts in Israel there are tours, so take a look at the...

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  • 22. YMCA Building

    Designed by Arthur Loomis Harmon, a partner in the same architectural film that designed and built the Empire State Building in New York. Built in 1931, the YMCA is heavily influenced by Byzantine...

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  • 23. City of David

    The City of David is where the city of Jerusalem began. The tour involves alot of steps (hundreds) and walking in tunnels but the wonder of walking the Bible is like none other. It is best to have a...

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  • 24. Church Of Mary Magdalene

    As we were going down the Mount of Olives we could see the picturesque Russian church of Mary Magdalene from a distance as its seven gilded onion domes are impressive anyway. Unfortunately the limited...

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  • 25. Yemin Moshe

    Yemin Moshe is an upscale Jerusalem Neighborhood with sweeping views of the old city as it lies higher and the famous landmark of the district is the Montifiore Windmill, built by a British Jewish...

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