Jerusalem Old City - Free Tour

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Avi
Quality Verified Registered on August 07, 2022

Come and discover the Historic Old City of Jerusalem with me! My name is Avi and I'm 32 years old. I was born in California but I麓ve pretty much lived in Israel most of my life. My hobbies are History, religion and nature and I look forward to sharing my experiences and knowledge in a fun easy-going tour馃槃

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

In our three-hour tour, we will go on a journey that spans over three thousand years of history.聽 We will explore the fantastic layers of history of the dozens of nations that left their mark on this unique city.聽 We will be seeing the holiest sites for the three monotheistic religions, as well as Middle Eastern bazaars, Mamluk Madrasahs, and much more!
We will also get to understand the current situation in Jerusalem in regard to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.聽 We will delve into the modern challenges of Jerusalem being in the heart of the conflict and get a glimpse of one of the deepest and most controversial issues of our time.

The tour will include:

  • The starting point - Jaffa Gate聽
  • Church of the holy Sepulcher
  • Ethiopian Church聽
  • Muristan market
  • Rooftop lookout on the Old City聽
  • Jewish Quarter
  • Wailing Wall聽
  • Muslim Quarter
  • Ending point - Muristan Market

Important please read!
* Please come with modest clothes as we are entering holy sites
* Please note that this tour involves a lot of walking including elevation and uneven surfaces...come prepared!
*Please check the weather before the tour and make sure that you are prepared.
* Some changes can be made along the tour depending on specific schedules of sites and various holidays etc.
* About a third of this tour is dedicated to Christianity and Christian sites - some of the via dolorosa is included but not all stations!
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Looking forward to meeting you!

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    Yaacov Wilk - Tour Guide in Israel, 砖注专 讬驻讜, 讛注讬专 讛注转讬拽讛, Jerusalem
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    I will be wearing a brown leather cowboy hat right next to the large tourist map of the old city inside Jaffa gate

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from 鈧10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Julia 20 Mar 2023

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Travelled alone - Mar 2023
I have been doing lots of free walking tours in different countries, but this one was the best one I have ever been on! It exceeded my expectations by far! Avi is a very knowledgeable, fun and thoughtful guide. The itinerary was great and it was a very interactive tour with lots of new insights. I couldn鈥檛 recommend him highly enough!
Janice 10 Mar 2023

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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
Avi was fantastic and completely exceeded our expectations. He was knowledgeable and very patient with our many questions. This was one of the best tours we鈥檝e ever done! Thanks Avi!
Beatriz 18 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Es super informado, respetuoso y profesional. Ha estado mas tiempo del previsto, atento todo el rato al grupo. Gracias por todo lo aprendido.
Louis 23 Jan 2023

Supriya 06 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Avi gave us a very informative tour and much more than expected. We actually visited many sites and he explained the significance of everything. Great guide in Jerusalem
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 15 people.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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