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8-Hour Religious Tour Of Jerusalem & Bethlehem
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Religious, Archeology, History

  • Duration

    8 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore in 8-hours the holy city of Bethlehem, the biblical birthplace of Jesus and a major Christian pilgrimage destination. Discover the oldest and the holiest city in the world, Jerusalem, home to major monotheistic religions that stand as a mute witness to the city’s tumultuous past & cultural significance. Visit the popular highlights of the city that include the Jaffa Gate, Rampart Walks, Dormition Abbey, Temple Mount and various other attractions.

Highlights
  • Explore the Jaffa Gate and Dormition Abbey 
  • Visit Temple Mount and Tower of David 
  • Discover the Nativity Church and Saint Catherine Cathedra
  • Pay a visit to Dormition Abbey, the marvellous church
  • Witness the magnificent Church of the Holy Sepulchre
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    • Meet the tour guide at the agreed-upon location to get started with your tour. 
    • Visit the Nativity Church and Saint Catherine Cathedral.
    • Explore Milk Grotto Church, a Catholic chapel in Bethlehem in the West Bank of the Palestinian Territories, erected in 1872.  

    • Walk through the old city of Bethlehem and see Banksy graphics and Shepherd's Field.

    End of Bethlehem tour.

    • Drive towards Jerusalem and visit the Jaffa Gate, one of the eight gates of the Old City.

    • Visit the Tower of David, one of the emblematic buildings of Jerusalem, built on the remains of the defensive towers of the Palace of Herod the Great.

    • Explore Rampart Walks, which covers the Armenian Quarter and ends at the Jewish Quarter, before the Dung Gate. 

    • See David’s Tomb, a site considered by some to be the burial place of biblical king David of Israel. 

    • Pay a visit to Dormition Abbey, the marvellous church owned by the German Benedictine Order where Mary, Jesus‘s mother, ended her worldly existence.

    • Wander around Roman Cardo, the main street Photographs of the ancient city where most commercial and social activities took place. 

    • Witness Broad Wall, an ancient defensive wall in the Old City of Jerusalem's Jewish Quarter. 

    • Marvel at Kotel or the Wailing Wall, an ancient limestone wall where Jews have been praying for centuries.

    • Uncover Temple Mount, a hill located in the Old City of Jerusalem that has been venerated as a holy site in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam alike for thousands of years. 

    • Stroll through Mount of Olives, one of the most prominent sites mentioned in the Holy Scriptures. 

    • See Gethsemane/Church of All Nations, a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives in East Jerusalem.  

    • Unravel The tomb of The Virgin Mary, situated at the foot of Mount of Olives, believed to be Mary's burial place, mother of Jesus Christ.

    • Proceed to Dolorosa Street, a processional route in the Old City of Jerusalem that Jesus took, forced by the Romans, on the way to his crucifixion.

    • In the end, arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus.

What's Included
  • Transportation 

  • Entrance fees

  • Lunch 

  • English-speaking Jerusalem Local guide 

What's Excluded
  • Tips and Gratuities 
  • Personal Expenses 
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • estherdevries8

    With a lot of enthusiasm Menno showed us very interesting spots of Jerusalem, he knew a lot about the city and his history.

     

Starting From

From

USD USD---- 450.00
USD 450.00 / Group

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