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Characterized by narrow, winding streets and alleyways, this ancient part of the city is filled with shrines and attractions holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims including the Western Wall, Temple Mount and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
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Jerusalem, Israel
Givat Ram
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Reviewed today

The old city is home to Western Wall aka Wailing wall, church of the Sepulcher, the 4 quarters~Jewish quarter, Armenian quarter, Christian quarter, and Muslim quarter. Check out all the shuks(markets & stalls). Much to see and much to do. Definitely recommend. Would come back...More

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Reviewed today

spent there just two days and I know I barely scratched the surface of this city, but I feel the visit was totally worth it

Thank Ivaylo D
Reviewed today

I live here, and whenever I have a chance I keep on going to the Old City.It is an experience to remember, the different sites to visit inside the walls,the market place is an experience in itself, bargaining is a way of shopping , do...More

Thank 189lucky7
Reviewed yesterday

do NOT miss out on the western tunnels, highly recommended! And hopefully your guide will be Yoni, he is a fantastic guide.

Thank Jude M
Reviewed yesterday

So much history and lots to see. Don't buy something the first time you see it. Believe me you will see similar items with all of the vendors at varying prices. Hold out for the deal. Also- snack at the vendors booths as opposed to...More

Thank Bonita2016
Reviewed yesterday

Walking through the Jaffa Gate to enter the suq and all the other places to visit. Western Wall, Dome of Roch, churches, Austrian Hospice etc. Quite an amazing experience.

Thank MTBChica
Reviewed yesterday

Like you’re in a movie! There’s just so many things to see, so many things to smell, and you’re working out doing this, because of all the stairs and hills! I’ve seen a lot of cities throughout the world, but the Old City in Jerusalem...More

Thank 58erik
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see for any biblical scholar, or anyone interested in some of the oldest and most sacred land on Earth. There is so much to learn by visiting that a travel book cannot tell. I could write a volume on the experience,...More

Thank drdeger
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The thought that one is walking on streets that are thousands of years old, down alleys where traders have been haggling with visitors for centuries, is very powerful. And all this before one even reaches the major landmarks, with the world’s 3 major monotheistic religions...More

Thank Cruiser630560
Reviewed yesterday

We were fortunate to have had the opportunity to visit the old city a few times. However, our times were not long so therefore we missed so much. It is amazing to see the sites and walk the streets of the city. The stores are...More

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Lucyesme2015
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Gavriella I | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the old city of Jerusalem, you need to walk. Good walking shoes are important. Lots of stairs and often uneven floor. Be aware that it is very slippery when wet. I love to bring my nordish walking stick. It... More
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louis j
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Eddie O | Reviewed this property |
Book tours. You won't understa nd anything without a guide. You may see a lot but miss the importance. Garden Tomb a must do if you are a believer.
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Pamela M
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Pierre M | Reviewed this property |
Just enjoy walking through the city. Go to the Saint Sepulchre Have lunch in one of the many small restaurants
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