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Jewish Quarter

31.775776,35.232799, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #13 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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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

a great place to begin your jerusalem visit. besides all kinds of eateries, there is the burnt house, the churva synagogue and the cardo which must be seen. wander around this very sage interesting area. on my itinerary every time i visit israel

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful, great shopping. The Temple Institute is worth going to, and please give money to the beggars.

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we went today in middle of the holiday of sukkot. There were tons of thousands of people coming to visit. There is lots of history within the small compound, artifacts, ancient roman ruins, old synagogues, and the artist cardo. I would just advise anyone to come during the week when there is not a jewish holiday so you can tour... More

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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

See the Synagogue and explore the markets and fantastic local arts' shops. Plenty to see and do in this area. Beware of the beggars who seem to be everywhere in this quarter

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The quarter is lively, open and bright. The buildings which have been constructed following the various conflicts over the last 60+ years have sympathetically preserved the area. The main thoroughfares are wide and easy to get through, even in crowds. There seemed to be a constant throng of people movement. There are many places to stop and snack, but not... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A different look at another quarter of the city, merchants and inhabitants. A wonderful look at the cities inhabitants.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It has always been nice to sit down in the Jewish quarter for a falafel or a nice cold refreshment. It is also nice to go into the little shops and just admire all the beautiful things that are for sale. It is clean and orderly everywhere. Happy memories.

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Paarl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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

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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