9 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Jerusalem: Jerusalem Jewish Heritage
Explore Jerusalem while focusing on the Jewish sites of the Old City, with Southern Wall Excavations, a two-thousand-year-old street and an ancient pilgrimage.
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Begin your Jerusalem experience on the Mount of Olives, with its panoramic view of the Old City and its ancient Jewish cemetery.
Then, it’s time to begin your tour of the Old [sensitive content]art with the Ramparts Walk – a walkway atop the Old City walls offers a unique panoramic view of the Old City and its surroundings and is a shutterbug’s delight.(Entry points: Citadel moat, Jaffa and Damascus Gates).
Continue to the Western Wall, Judaism’s most sacred site.See Bar Mitzvahs on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays).
While at the Western Wall, arrange your schedule to join a public tour of the Western Wall Tunnels by enquiring at the Western Wall Heritage Foundation
Visit the Southern Wall Excavations, walking on the original two thousand-year old street and climbing the ancient steps.
At the Davidson Center, in the basement of an eighth-century-CE palace.Look into the possibility of seeing its virtual-reconstruction, high-definition interactive model, and enjoy the high-definition film open to all visitors that depicts ancient pilgrimage to the Temple in a unique way.
On Mount Zion, visit King David’s Tomb, a site of Jewish pilgrimage since the Middle Ages.
Another option would be visiting the City of David, where Jerusalem started, includes exploring Warren’s Shaft, the new Visitor’s Center and Hezekiah’s Tunnel, through which water has flowed since the days of King Hezekiah some 2,700 years ago.
Then, it’s time to discover the rebuilt Jewish Quarter including the old Sephardic synagogues, the Cardo, the Broad Wall, the Burnt House with its captivating audiovisual presentation, the Herodian Mansions, and more.
Get acquainted with the Christian Quarter with the ancient and famous Church of the Holy Sepulchre, site of the crucifixion and tomb of Jesus according to Christian tradition.
Visit the Tower of David Museum showcasing the history of Jerusalem from its beginnings to modern times.
Wander the Old City markets, steeping yourself in its sights, sounds and aromas, and try your hand at hunting.
Car (5 seats) gas & mileage.
The tours are private the price quoted is up to 4p!