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Christian Quarter

Christian Quarter Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #20 of 179 attractions in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Neighborhoods
Owner description: The Christian Quarter of Jerusalem's walled Old City holds the most important Christian church, the Holy Sepulchre, and a number of monasteries,... more » Owner description: The Christian Quarter of Jerusalem's walled Old City holds the most important Christian church, the Holy Sepulchre, and a number of monasteries, archaeological sites, and shrines along the Via Dolorosa. « less
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Wahiawa, Hawaii
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

The Messianic Jewish volunteers in the church were very knowledgeable and exciting to listen to as they gave their history and showed the various sites on a 3-d map of the Old City.

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Everyone very friendly. The shop keepers were kind and helpful. No issues at all. Great visit. A must visit if you are going to the Jewish quarter. Enter through Jaffa gate

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PA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Focus on the holy sites and avoid the multitude of markets that appear to sell Christian items and you will bring to life the many lessons and stories learned throughout the years. The best way to experience this area is with a Catholic or Christian guide to help point out the numerous shrines, sites, holy places and history of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Shops everywhere here and it appeared most of the shop owners were Muslims but I'm not certain. Anyhow it was very nice walking through here and there are lots of handcrafted items to buy.

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Anaheim Hills, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I loved the markets, there is such a variety or people, spices, clothing and unique gifts. One of the most interesting items were shoes and sandals made out of came skin.

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Florianopolis, SC
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125 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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 Christian quarter I dont saw many differences comparing Occident.

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

to the money changers get out of Gods House. He would do the same today. very sad to see what is a very holy place treated like a fun fir. that said, one should see it as the Church is amazing and the site is said to be where he died . the market was quite over priced and bargaining... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Our walking tour of the Christian Quarter was along the part of the Via Dolorosa (the way of suffering) which is said to be the path Jesus walked on his way to his crucifixion. The 14 "stations of the cross" are marked along the way so it is good to have a guide to point them out and explain, the... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went on a 5 hour tour of the Christian quarter with Moti Barness. Moti's intimate knowledge of every alleyway is unsurpassed. He is a wealth of knowledge regarding every building, alleyway, church and site. As always with Moti, the tour was fun, educational and never dull. I cannot imagine taking a tour anywhere in Israel without... More

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

All the quarters and kind of similar, but in my opinions this one is the second best after the Jewish quarter. Again, many shops and religious places to visit abound.

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