Discover what makes Jerusalem the spiritual center of the world for Jews, Muslims, and Christians alike on a guided 4-hour walking tour. Learn Jerusalem’s 5,000-year-old history, and visit the sites caught in the story.
What to Expect
Take this 4-hour walking tour of old Jerusalem to understand why it is the spiritual center of the world for Jews, Muslims, and Christians alike. Expert guides will tell you some of Jerusalem’s 5,000-year history, as you visit the sites caught in the story that has included centuries of peace and worship, as well as controversy, bloodshed, and war.
You will be led through security to this holiest of sites and hear of the beginnings of Israel once you are beyond old Jaffa Gate. During the tour you will see the sites of Temple Mount, as well as Al-Aqsa Mosque, the 5 Pillars of Islam, Dome of the Chain, Mount Zion and Zion Gate, St. Alexander’s Russian Orthodox Church, Dormition Abbey, Room of the Last Supper, Via Dolorosa, The Western (Wailing) Wall – including the hidden sections – and much more.
Visit the site of Abraham’s sacrifice, and where King Solomon’s famous first temple was raised. Go to the golden Dome of the Rock, marking the site where the prophet Mohammed ascended to heaven. And enter the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where for over 1,500 years, a church has stood on the rocky hill of Calvary, site of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial.
The tour is not political, and you are asked to leave your prejudices behind. As you explore the amazing history of the Holy City and its earthly sights, you will discover why it has inspired 3 of the most practiced religions in the world today.
- Tour of Jerusalem's Old Quarters
What's Not Included
- The tour does not enter any museum or specific site, as this would lengthen the tour and disrupt the flow of information. The price of the tour does not include any entrance fees
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
• Please note that the Temple Mount is closed to the public on Fridays and Saturdays
• Please dress modestly and respectfully for the visit to Temple Mount. Laptops are not permitted. It is forbidden to take any religious literature to Temple Mount
• Temple Mount sometimes closes to visitors without prior notice due to security concerns. In such a case the tour will run an alternative route and customers will be informed before purchasing a ticket