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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 Warnings and Dangers in Jerusalem

Remember Shabbat

Everything owned or operated by jews in Jerusalem closes at sundown on Friday and doesn't open again until Saturday after sundown, as this is the Jewish day of rest (Shabbat). Even the buses stop...
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Goner
Dec 24, 2003

Under Renovation - Very Crowded

We visited mid October, 2010 and the Church of the Nativity was being renovated. Scaffolding was everywhere which made it difficult to see the true beauty of this church. Good photos were hard to...
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Mikebb
Feb 04, 2011

Fires and earthquakes

Fires and earthquakes damaged the Church of the Holy Sepulcher many times. A fire severely damaged the structure again in 1808, causing the dome of the Rotunda to collapse and smashing the Edicule's...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Mar 12, 2010

The Jerusalem Syndrome

Its a medically recognised illness! Overwhelmed by the proximity of the Christian and Biblical references, approx 200 people per year suffer from Jerusalem Syndrome! In a nutshell, they believe they...
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leffe3
Dec 14, 2002

Entering Israel with a Syrian stamp

If you have a Syrian stamp in your passport, you will likely be under greater scrutiny when entering Israel. Relations between the two countries are hostile as Israel has occupied Syria's portion of...
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midnight_mike
May 04, 2007

Do NOT avoid the "Yad Vashem-Shock"!

Located on the Mount of Remembrance, in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem is a vast campus with parklike walkways leading to museums, exhibits, archives, monuments, sculptures, and memorials.Yad Vashem, was...
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WStat
Jun 08, 2008
 
 
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Not a City of Peace, but not so dangerous

Jerusalem is sometimes called the City of Peace, and according to some it is the origin of the name Jerusalem. However, throughout the years it has more been a City of War, Fighting and Struggling....
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jacobzoethout
Jun 21, 2007

CODE RED, REPEAT CODE RED - NEED FULL LOCKDOWN!

jerusalem shuts down like the whole city is in mourning around four or five on friday afternoon until saturday night. about 85% of the restaurants are closed and all the shops and stores are closed....
kalypso
Mar 12, 2005

SAFETY

Ok, this is a important tip.As soon as I told everyone that we were going to Israel, everyone got worried about us, some call us crazy and other just told us to be careful (well that is good, it means...
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Carmela71
Mar 22, 2004

Israel and the Palestinians...

Israel and the Palestinians will likely not see the billions in tourism revenue they had expected as violence plagues the Holy Land in what should have been a banner year — the 2000th anniversary of...
good-old
Sep 02, 2002

In the Old City don't wear...

In the Old City don't wear clothes that are tight or revealing. ( You will see some people mainly in tour groups who ignore this). Not only do you risk causing offense to all three of the religious...
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angelis
Aug 26, 2002

General Safety

East Jerusalem did not feel very safe walking around at night. I don't know if anyone would have done anything, but a number of people really took notice of my presence, and didn't look too happy...
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antistar
Mar 24, 2007

Terrorism

Everyone visiting Israel is going to worry about terrorism. Whenever Israel is in the news, chances are that it is because of yet another terrorist attack of some kind. It's the reason the city is so...
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antistar
Mar 24, 2007

Old City Hassle

The Old City was fine and very relaxing to stroll around in all quarters. The Lonely Planet guide described the Muslim quarter as being full of hassle, but I didn't notice it. I got as much hassle at...
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antistar
Mar 24, 2007

Top Hotels in Jerusalem

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23 King David St, Jerusalem, 94101, Israel
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39 Keren Hayesod Street, Jerusalem, 94188, Israel
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Nablus Rd, Jerusalem, 97200, Israel
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6 Yoel Moshe Salomon, Jerusalem, 94633, Israel
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7 King David Street, Jerusalem, 94101, Israel
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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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gilabrand

"The Spirit of Jerusalem"
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jadedmuse

"Jerusalem: Monotheism's Controversial Capital"
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iblatt

"The most special city in the world"
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Martin_S.

"Martin_S.'s Jerusalem"
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