4 Hours History tour itinerary for Jerusalem: Check Out The Crusader Tour
Discover the relics left behind by the Crusaders who reorganized the layout of the Holy city and reused Muslim buildings. This tour will uncover the changes made by the Crusaders, as they added a Christian flavour to the 450-year-old Muslim city.
Old City of Jerusalem
Uncover the changes made in the city's image, which are still seen in the Old City, adding a Christian flavour to the 450-year-old Muslim city.
Raymond of Aguilers, who wrote a chronicle of the First Crusade (1096–1099), relates that on the morning of June 7, 1099, the Crusaders reached the summit of Nebi Samuel, from which they saw Jerusalem for the first time. The elated Crusaders fell to the ground and wept with joy, calling it Mons Gaudi, the mount of joy. The same day they reached the walls of Jerusalem.
The Crusaders rebuilt the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and many other churches, reorganized the layout of the city and reused Muslim buildings. The Crusaders changed the city’s image, adding a Christian flavour to the 450 year old Muslim city. On this tour, we'll uncover these changes that can still be seen in the Old City today.
Discover the relics left behind by the Crusaders who reorganized the layout of the city of Jerusalem and reused Muslim buildings. This tour will uncover the changes made by the Crusaders, as they added a Christian flavour to the 450-year-old Muslim city.
This Tour Benefits: Israel Exploration Society
The Israel Exploration Society (IES) is a society devoted to historical, geographical and archaeological research of Israel. The society was founded in 1914. This tour has a 50% refund up to 5 days prior to tour, no refund after that policy. The booking fee is non-refundable.
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