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Address: 31.775776,35.232799, Jerusalem, Israel
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Following two devastating wars and 20 years of enemy occupation, the...
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.
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It was a delight to wander through the narrow wall maintained "streets/ passage ways" of this old Quarter of this city.. One is treated to areas of quite, small cafes and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

It was a delight to wander through the narrow wall maintained "streets/ passage ways" of this old Quarter of this city.. One is treated to areas of quite, small cafes and shoppes of all sorts and occasionally some vistas of the Western Wall Plaza and and the adjacent Temple Mount area . Most of the area if car free and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

When in the Old City, I recommend visiting the Jewish Quarter. There are great shops, restaurants and interesting sites. It was very cool to see because it is such a fascinating place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

What an amazing place!!! The very old juxtaposed on the here and now. Everything about the Jewish Quarter is wonderful. The ruins going back to the First Temple period, the new housing, the rooftops and the tunnels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Silvia took us through all 4 unequal quarters. That day was Shabbat so it was a special day to see and observe the different Jewish traditions in action in Jerusalem

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We walked through the Jewish Quarter after visiting the Western Wall, it's great to walk through - we visited the synagogue which was incredibly interesting. Definitely worth walking through, it's beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were in the Jewish Quarter on a recent tour to Jerusalem. There are so many sites to see and so many historical places to tour here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The ancient buildings that are homes for some and shops. Interesting name plates on some door fronts indicating family name, age of bldg. A great area for religious items and kosher restaurants. Beautiful synagogues. Visit the Burn House for an interesting presentation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This location is simply excellent for the vast amount of history it presents. We visited the Ariel Museum which presents a very informative and entertaining audio visual explanation of the First Temple period of Jerusalem ! Also the Hurva synagogue !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Very close to the Western Wall, and nice to wander through to see the real "Jewish Jerusalem". Leads to the Armenian Quarter and you can then make your way elsewhere within the city walls

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We ate lunch outdoors in a plaza where we were accidental guests at celebrations (group dancing) immediately following Bar Mitzvahs. We found the shops here to have a distinctly different character than in the Christian and Armenian Quarters, specifically, the shopkeepers seemed more welcoming and more honest than elsewhere, and their goods seemed more legitimate.

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