Visit some of the most significant sights relating to Jesus' time in Jerusalem with this meaningful tour through the ancient city. This day tour takes you through the city in the footsteps of Jesus.
What to Expect
Your tour begins in the Mount of Olives, where Jesus spent much of his time teaching his disciples. From there you will take in a beautiful view of both the Old and New city of Jerusalem. From there go on to visit the site of Mary’s Ascension, as well as the Church of Patre Nostre, located on the site in which Jesus taught the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples. In the Cloister you will see plaques of the Lord’s Prayer, written in 123 different languages.
From there walk down to the small Franciscan Church of Dominus Flevit, where Jesus wept over Jerusalem and the destruction he foresaw for the city. You proceed to the Gardens of Gethsemane and the beautiful Church of All Nations, on the spot at which Jesus prayed his last prayer, and where he was caught and arrested by the Romans, following Judas’s betrayal. From there overlook the Valley of Kidron to see the tombs of Absalom, Jeosphate and Zaccariah from 2nd temple period.
Enter the old city at the Lions Gate to visit the 12th century Crusader Church of St. Anne, the home of Mary and the pool of Bethesda described by Saint John in his Gospel. You end your tour with a visit to the Abbey of Notre Dame De Sion, where striped pavement (Litho Strosos) signifies where Jesus was condemned and where the Via Dolorosa begins.
- Pick up and drop off from main hotels
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance to sites
- Bus and driver