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Jerusalem Old City Highlights of the Ancient Walled City
Very passionate about showing guests around Jerusalem, a city rich with culture, heritage, faith and conflict. I am fascinated with the history of the region, with its many cultures and religions, and feel pillaged to meet guests from all over the world. I love exchanging knowledge and experiences with my guests while walking and visiting the sites of the beautiful holy city. Please feel free to contact me with any questions about the tour and Jerusalem.
Meet outside of Jaffa Gate. Learn about the iconic walls of the Old City and the Tower of David. Who built these monumental structures and in what era?
When did the walled city become known as the Old City? When did they start building outside of the walls?
Walk through three of the four quarters, the Christian Quarter, the Muslim Quarter, the Jewish Quarter. Get a feel for the unique atmosphere and culter of the different neighborhoods within the walls.
Walk through the colorful markets and see some of the key sites, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western Wall and the Temple Mount.
How does Herod the Great fit in to this story.
What is the Temple Mount sifting project? Can we take part?
Have you heard of the Jerusalem Fever that has magnetized peoples from many nations throughout the ages to come to this city and express their religious devotion.
From Biblical times the city has been overrun. conquered, destroyed and rebuilt again and again.
King David, Sennachrib, Greeks, Yehuda haMacabee, Romans, Byzantines, Muslims, Crusaders, Saladin, Ottomans, British, Jordan and Israel.
Who built what, when and why?
For thousands of years, Jerusalem has been a city of interest for people from around the world. Jews, Christians, and Muslims pilgrimage to the city's many holy places to pray and people from all backgrounds come to learn the history of this beautiful city.
In this tour, we will get a glimpse of the four Quarters, Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Armenian.
We will see some of the holy places of each of the religions including:
- The Temple Mount
- The Western Wall
- The Chruch of the Holy Sepulchre
We will also walk through the the narrow maze-like streets of the open market Bazaar and see highlights of the Old City.
And much more.
Meeting point:שער יפו, ירושליםשער יפו, ירושלים
I will meet you outside of the Jaffa Gate. My tour guide license is hanging from my backpack right shoulder band. I am a tall guy with glasses.
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 €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).