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Armenian Quarter

David Street | Armenian Patriarchate Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #61 of 172 Attractions in Jerusalem
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you're looking for an authentic souk experience but don't want to walk all over the Old City, this is a good and friendly place to start. You'll find everything from tacky souvenirs to shoes, rugs and spices and pretty much everything in-between. Hawkers are shameless and you have to be hard-nosed about haggling or you will be royally ripped... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

So clean the floors sparkle which is the only place besides the Holy Sepulchre and Christian Quarter. Because the crowds were so light, we were able to stroll several times throughout the four Quarters and see folks going about their daily business of preparing their foods, setting up shop, cleaning their homes and going to Mass or service. Many of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The quarter itself is mostly a closed compound, but St James Armenian Cathedral - open briefly every day for liturgy - is definitely worth a visit! Precious reminder of the rich Christian heritage of the Armenian church.

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Florianopolis, SC
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130 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A really recommend visit these three quarters: Christian, Armenian, Muslim. Is nice because you can remark the differences. For me the Armenian quarter was the less welcome.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The quarters of the old city each bring a different flavor, attractions and many merchants. To get an understanding of the dynamics and complexities of the old city it is good to walk through all four quarters. Each has is special sites worth seeing. As fro Merchants, it is generally priced high as one would expect in a major tourist... More

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Lima, Peru
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130 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Probably the less significant of the four quarters. Nothing much I can say about this area but its quite dirty and of lower significance than the other three.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It's a good place to eat on Passover, when most restaurants are closed. Also note that you can get delicious coffee with cardamon in any armenian restaurant.

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Walked thru Armenian Quarter twice - once on our way from Jaffa Gate to Zion, during daytime; then while returning from Western Wall on Shabbat night (even more charming in the dark, relaxed and absolutely safe). It is as unique and inimitable as the other three Old City quarters, so don't pretend you have visited the Old City if you... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We had a family Trip to Jerusalem! don't miss the Armenian Quarter. The old pillar are impressive! Lovely place.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Background: The Armenian Quarter is one of four quarters in the walled Old City Jerusalem, extending from Jaffa Gate to the west and circles the SW corner of the Old City until Zion Gate on the south. Occupying the SW corner of the Old City, in an area called Mt Zion, it is bordered on the north by the Christian... More

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