Full Day Jerusalem Tour: In Jesus' Steps

Overview

Walk in Jesus' steps on this tour.In this tour your will visit many significant places that are mentioned inthe Bible.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Led by a local guide
  • Family friendly

Details about this tour

Your tour starts on the Mount of olives atthe Church of the Ascension, where you will meet your guide. Mount of olives, Church of Ascension marks the spot where Jesus ascended to heaven and there is a rock with an imprinted footprint thought to be where Jesus stood before his ascension.

Next you will visitthe Church of the Pater NosterwhereJesus taught the Lords Prayer. There are plaques on the walls with the Lords Prayer written in more than a hundred languages. Visitthe grotto where Jesus would have taught, which is also where Jesus told his disciples of the eminent destruction of Jerusalem and the 2nd coming. During your time at the Mount of Olives, you will have a breathtaking view ofthe Temple Mount,the Old city and the City of David.

You will also see the Dominus Flevit. The church was built to commemorate the sitewhere Jesus wept over the fate of Jerusalem. You will visit the Franciscan church designed by the famous Antonio Barluzzi. Next iswithout a doubt one of the most impressive sites in Jerusalem and one of the most moving moments in the last days of Jesus, Gethsemane or Church of all nations. This is the church Jesus prayed alone to God.

Next up on the tour is the Grotto of Gethsemane. The cave is decorated by Crusader frescoes and graffiti. Afterwards see the Tomb of the virgin mary. This Crusader church was built over a quarried-out tomb that may well date from the 1st century, surrounded with the atmosphere of the Orthodox Churches, hanging lamps and incense.

The tour then leads you to Bethesda Pools, where it is said Jesus healed the paralytic.The site is a series of reservoirs and medicinal pools excavated in the late 19th century, but it has taken more than 100 years for archaeologists to accurately identify and interpret the site. You will then walk to the Via dolorosa. There you will enter Old Jerusalemthrough the Lions Gate, and follow the painful path of Jesus on his way to his crucifixion. You will then see the Austrian Hospice, the first national pilgrims guesthouse in the Holy Land, dated from 1863, before moving onto see the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. This is the final station of the tour and will be where you leave your guide.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Cancellation Policy

This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Reviews

  • MARC T
    14-Apr-2018

    Excellent Customized Private Tour, thanks Shimon!

    Shimon is an excellent tour guide for a full day tour of Jerusalem. In Jesus' Steps was absolutely incredible, the way this specific tour was setup is spectacular and is a definite must. Shimon takes the time to read from the bible to help remind you of what is going on and the significance of everything that is part of this tour. I don't want to give anything away, as it will be much more exciting as you experience it yourself for the first time.

    My wife and I are very grateful and happy to have done this tour specifically. We feel that it really completed this whole experience and allowed my wife to fully complete her pilgrimage.

    Shimon is an excellent official tour guide that doesn't push any stores or selling on you. He is a straight up genuine person that is extremely patient and will to customize your tour based on your interests and personal beliefs.

    Thank you for the wonderful experience Shimon and for making our first experience in Jerusalem an unforgettable one. Will definitely make contact with you when we return next time for other exciting and unbelievable adventures!

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