Most Amazing Introduction to The Old City of Jerusalem

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

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.

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

Tour description

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.

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  • Meeting point:
    Tzahal Square, Jerusalem
    Tzahal Square, Jerusalem
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    I will be near the I❤️JLM sign at Tzahal Square outside the North-West corner of the walls of the Old City. My tour guide license is hanging from my backpack left 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).

Tour opinions

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Henning 25 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Kompetenter Einstieg in die komplexe Geschichte und Gegenwart Jerusalems. David war total zugewandt und hat unsere vielen Fragen gerne beantwortet. Die Tour ist sehr empfehlenswert!
Phoebe 16 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
David is extremely knowledgeable . He knows all the things you’ve always wondered about in terms of the history of Jerusalem . The tour had exactly the right balance. Highly recommended
Anna 14 Jan 2023

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
David is an interesting tour guide! Despite there were only two of us (others cancelled the tour in that day) he did not cancel and had the tour just for us. Thanks for him!
Abbe 25 Dec 2022

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Travelled in family - Dec 2022
Interesting and informative tour, I recommend the tour and the guru
Juan 06 Nov 2022

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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
Nice guy, but not very enthusiastic. He was quite repetitive. I did get some interesting facts though.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 11 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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
When do you want to go?
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