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Jewish Quarter

31.775776,35.232799, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #12 of 181 Attractions in Jerusalem
Type: Neighborhoods
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Following two devastating wars and 20 years of enemy occupation, the Jewish Quarter of Old Jerusalem was reconstructed with great attention to... more » Owner description: Following two devastating wars and 20 years of enemy occupation, the Jewish Quarter of Old Jerusalem was reconstructed with great attention to harmonious architectural detail. The highlight of the quarter is the excavation of the Cardo, the ancient Roman market street. « less
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Paarl
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Special sites to visit and eat at: Shorashim Biblical shop, Quarter Café restaurant, Temple Institute, Wohl Archaeological Museum. Make sure you have a good guide to explain the Jewish Quarter.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

I liked this part of Jerusalem. It is amazing how few streets in same City can make a difference. It is nice, clean, food is tasteful. I like it for nice walk and in one street you can climg at the roof and walk on roofs and see Jerusalem from above

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Waterloo, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Just went through, were pointed a lot of htings, and liked it quite a lot ! I'll come back to spend more time.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Lots to see and do...Burnt House, Yeshivas, bookstores, handsewn tallit, etc. Walk the streets to the Kotel. May need to be careful walking through on Friday nights. A few shops in the Cardo.

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New York City, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A walk through the Jewish Quarter is a must when visiting Jerusalem. Travel back in time and see the ruins of what once existed and witness the vibrant community living there now.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Its like walking thousands of years ago. Steeped in history that we all learned as children. In the summer, it is wall to wall people

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Boston
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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Travel back a few thousands years or see modern Jerusalem. It has it all. One era built on top of another. Here is the western wall--the holiest site in Judaism. It's the last standing outer protective wall of the second temple that was destroyed in 70 by the romans. There are cafes, shops, small museums--all within the walls of the... More

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Norcross, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Love to visit the old city but the Resturant are not fresh food and the pomegranate was sour. Is this the test.

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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

These authentic items in cool Jewish shops are much better quality and made in Israel, not China. Better shopping here than in the other quarters!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The people who live there are the most calmest beautiful loving couple that I have ever met. I thank them for my experience of being there the quarter is beautiful and quiet.

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