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Jerusalem Full Day Tour from Tel Aviv
"After Tel-Aviv hotel pick ups our small group tour departs to Jerusalem the holiest city in the world. The first stop is Mount of Olives where you will enjoy a panoramic view of the city.We then proceed to Mount Zion home to the room of the Last Supper which commemorates Jesus last supper with his disciples; the Dormition Abbey a marvelous church marking the site where Virgin Mary is said to have died and arrive to visit King David's tomb.We enter the Old City to discover it's different quarters. We walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters
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Jerusalem Full Day Tour
"You start your day tour with a visit to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the Old City . You will continue to Mount Zion to visit the Room of Last Supper the Church of the Dormition and King David’s Tomb before moving on to the Old City itself. Then enjoy the surrounding sights of the Old City as the tour makes its way through the Armenian and Jewish quarters of the city – including the recently excavated Roman road (Cardo) – before visiting the world-re you'll pass along the Via Dolorosa (the “Way of Sorrows”) and take the time to visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Then proceed to the New City to visit Yad Vashem Israel’s memorial to the Holocaust."
From $71.00
 
Jerusalem Jewish Heritage Private Tour From Tel Aviv
"We’ll start our tour at the Western Wall – “Kotel” as it is called in Hebrew. Visitors who stand at the Western Wall most often have a sense of not only the rushing presence of the “now-and here” but also of all those who for centuries streamed to this the most sacred place to the Jewish people. Two thousand years ago it was a part of the most magnificent building Jerusalem had ever seen – The Temple. We’ll further proceed to the Jewish Quarter where plenty of religious and historical sites of worldwide importance are actually “squeezed” together. We’ll walk through The Cardo which had been Jerusalem's main street 1500 years ago and is now one of the most interesting sites in the Jewish Quarter. And we’ll visit “Hurva” (“Destructed”) Synagogue which was the largest building in the Jewish Quarter prior to its destruction during Israel's War of Independence. For decades only a lone arch remained as symbol of the Quarter’s destruction.We’ll descend the Herodian Quarter
From $506.00

More Local Customs in Jerusalem

Buying in the Markets

One thing which is an unformal rull here and in the middle east is haggling !Buying without huggling is almost like offending the the seller.Its a game that everyone know and play. Walking in the Arab...
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Sharon
May 25, 2005

Oriental Sweets

If you have a sweet tooth, try some of the oriental sweets, like the ones shown. Some things to look for are:Halvah - Made from tehina and honeyBaklava (pronounced as Baklawa%)Kna'fe - Made from sweet...
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Bregman
May 08, 2005

Street Food

These bagels are typically Jerusalem food. Even though you can find them all over the country. Do not forget to ask for Zaatar to accompany the bagel. Eating in the street while walking is perfectly...
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Bregman
May 07, 2005

And the cloth only...

In Jerusalem you are always surrounded by religion. But, pay attention! Things are much more complicated than anywhere else in the world. It's not only Christianity, Islam and Judaism. There are...
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Bregman
Apr 29, 2005

Tip for Tat

In Israel, it is not customary to tip taxi drivers. Always ask them to put on the meter when you get in, or settle on some price before you start out. Otherwise they will insist on some outrageous sum...
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gilabrand
Jan 05, 2005

Respectful Clothing

Obviously Jerusalem is full of religous shrines of importance to one religion or another, so covering up certainly legs & in some cases arms are a must.Even in some of the streets on the Old Ciry...
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freya_heaven
Sep 02, 2004
 
 
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OUR tradition, VT meet restaurant

We took Carmen and Stacey to have the end of our Jerusalem VT meet in "Anashiem" (the name means "people") a restaurant located in Ein Karem, a beautiful old part of "new" Jeruslaem, one of the first...
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Martin_S.
Oct 26, 2003

Bargin, bargin, bargin

When you purhcase anything from the shops in the old city of Jerusalem, or any of the tourist shops for that matter, you should bargin. Yes, it is almost a given and expected of you. The prices are...
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Martin_S.
Oct 18, 2003

Walk through the old city.

Walk through the Old City inside the walls. It is made up of four quarters: the Christian Quarter (north-west,) the Moslem Quarter (north-east,) the Armenian Quarter (south-west,) and the Jewish...
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seagoingJLW
Jan 16, 2003

Alleys

I enjoyed walking the alleys of oldtown Jerusalem the most. As you wander from one Quarter to another, you see an incredible variety of culture.It does not seem as dangerous here as the international...
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frankcanfly
Sep 12, 2002

In some parts of the city, you...

In some parts of the city, you will see old and new transportation at the same time. Still a lot of people use horses and camels for transportation of their goods, most of the time these are the...
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sandravdp
Sep 07, 2002

JERUSALEM - BUDAPEST in the...

JERUSALEM - BUDAPEST in the same minits of GOD...Please see live photo form BUDAPEST.Link on thephoto:http://www.irisz.hu--->and Video archives from August 20.2000.(21.00h):The FIREWORK:'1000 YEARS...
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mariettz
Aug 24, 2002

Carrying the cross

Every Friday you will see pilgrims carrying a cross along Via Dolorosa, following Jesus on his last journey. Shown here is the 8th station.
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Bregman
Jun 17, 2005

Tamarhindi

Give tamarhindi a try... This mid-eastern drink is sold by special men dressed with this traditional costume, carrying the tamarhindi tank on their back.
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Bregman
Jun 17, 2005

Top Hotels in Jerusalem

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Top Things to Do in Jerusalem

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Wailing Wall - Western Wall

the Wilson's Arch is a continuation of the Male Prayer area of the Wailing Wall and it was named from the british explorer named Charles William Wilson who found the remains of an roman arch built...
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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

At the Rooftops of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is a Monastery Called Deir Al Sultan, which was formerly a propertic of the Coptic Church of Egypt but was captured by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church...
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Mount of Olives

The Palm Sunday road is a narrow and steep concrete road starting at the parking lot of the Seven Arches Hotel in the top of Mount Olives, near the Pater Noster Church and it slowly winds down to the...
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Garden of Gethsemane

The Biblical Garden of Gethsemane is located at the foot of Mount of Olives and at the End of the Palm Sunday Road in the Kidron Valley. The Garden is located just beside the Church for All Nations...
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Via Dolorosa

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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The Old City Gates

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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Top 5 Jerusalem Writers

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"Jerusalem–the Foundation Stone of three Religions"
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"The Spirit of Jerusalem"
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jadedmuse

"Jerusalem: Monotheism's Controversial Capital"
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"The most special city in the world"
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"Martin_S.'s Jerusalem"
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