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Address: David Street | Armenian Patriarchate Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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this is maybe the quietest quarter in Old Jerusalem

nice for a walk it does not look like there are many armenian left though still is worthwhile walking around

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Fran R
Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

nice for a walk it does not look like there are many armenian left though still is worthwhile walking around

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ARMENIAN QUARTER of the Old City of Jerusalem is a trip through a time machine. How people lived--peacefully and with harmony among peoples of all creeds and religions -- for generations are reflected in this oasis

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's worthwhile to visit all the quarters within the old city as you get something different from each.

Thank Terry W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I liked this area a lot. A wide variety of shops & prices. The owners like to barter/bargain but only bargain if you are serious about buying. If you aren't interested in something, don't make eye contact with the owner. I particularly like the Armenian pottery but there is a wide variety of colors and quality to be found.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

The old town of Jerusalem is packed on almost any day of the year, that much is a given. The Armenian quarter makes for a pleasant and peaceful break - usually shunned by tourist groups (who don't stray too much from Via Dolorosa), roaming its streets can really give you an idea of what Jerusalem must have felt like a... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

People expect the Islamic, the Jewish and the Christian quarter but there is also an Armenian one, on the way from the Zion Gate to the Western Wall. As each place in Old Jerusalem also the Armenian Quarter is worth to walk along.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

One of the four quarters in the Old City and sometimes it’s not easy telling when you go from one to the other. We had a walking tour of the Old City. It’s hard to separate this review from the other quarters and from the Old City in general. If you’re in Jerusalem you have to visited it once, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

you must cross this quarter in your way in the old city of Jerusalem .. peaceful and lovely .... includes the historical site of olive tree

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

I suggest going down The Armenian Quarter. It is safer than most if you are not taking an organized tour and "doing it on your own." You will see the Armenian Church. I actually met a couple of Armenian clerks in The Dead Sea. They were friendly and the wares to be bought are unique. I wouldn't miss it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Armenian Quarter includes the historic sites of the Old Olive Tree, visited by many historically for fertility; the stunningly beautiful St. James Cathedral, where the head of St. James the Elder is buried (the body is allegedly buried in Santiago, Spain along the El Camino); and another smaller church. This complex, where Armenians have apartments and homes, is the... More 

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