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Ramparts Walk

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Address: Jaffa Gate | Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: 02-6277550
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A different view

You will get a different view of the Old City. Many backyards, schools and places you wouldn't expect. And a monumental lookout from top of Damascus Gate. If you have more than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Werdi L
Malcesine, Italy
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Boulogne Billancourt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lot of religious buildings or courtyards are along the wall. So you will see bicycles, tools, construction materials, solar panels etc. There is a spot to the Mosque Qubat but there is a better one from hurva synagogue. It isn't free anymore : 16 NIS

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Malcesine, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You will get a different view of the Old City. Many backyards, schools and places you wouldn't expect. And a monumental lookout from top of Damascus Gate. If you have more than one day in the Old City it's a must-do. You will find the entrance (and the ticket office) next to Jaffa Gate. We took the northern tour to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Ramparts Walk is a cool way to get a different perspective on the Old City. The fee to enter is not large, and it offers a unique view inside and outside the walls. If you have time, this is a great, low-key activity.

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought tickets and walked several portions. Walk was very strenuous - lots of ups and downs - but give an entirely different and worthwhile view of the old city. Tried to walk in Muslim quarter, but signage was misleading - climbed up on walk but could not get down at next stop. Could not find signs near Damascus gate.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an excellent activity. Best enjoyed early in the day before it gets too warm. This provided an interesting perspective on the city.

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st louis mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ramparts walk is fascinating. It is relatively safe but caution is advised as some the passages are very close to the edge.. It gives an interesting look into some homes/shops along the outside Old City as well as interior vistas. Some of the spots reflect their original purpose, protection from invaders, with narrow openings for bows & arrows.i.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Do you think you can see all Jerusalem's attractions? If you didn't see the city view from the ancient walls - you just didn't see anything. Try Ramparts walk to feel a special atmosphere of a city from the bird's flow height

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Walked the ramparts with our tour guide. Was fun to take a different path rather than just walking through the city again. Gave some nice views and photo ops. We also enjoy hiking and a little more physical activity so enjoyed this. Was not crowded when we did it and was very hot (July). No shade and lots of very... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Amazing to walk the ancient walls. We did the southern part to Zion Gate. It was extremely hot and there is little shade. Not for people who cannot climb stairs. You look down into the Armenian quarter and out at Mt Zion. We doubled back from the end to exit at Zion gate and see the attractions there. Once you... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This walk on the walls of the old city provides beautiful sites. Some steep steps may deter young kids, the elderly or others with mobility problems. It was deserted when we went (we saw one other person), which was nice given the crowds elsewhere. Perhaps it was because it was mid day in July, very hot, and the walk is... More 

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