New Jerusalem: Holy City Tour

Overview

Discover in a 4-hour walking tour of Jerusalem what makes of this city the world's spiritual centre for Christians, Jews and Muslims. Along the way, your tour guide will show you the the most important religious sites in the Old city of Jerusalem, while you learn about the the citys 4,000-year fascinating history. See Temple mount, one of the most important religious sites in the Old City of Jerusalem; the Church of the holy sepulchre, located on the hill of Calvary, where Jesus was crucified and buried; and many more.

Details about this tour

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Meet your guide at the Jaffa Gate and prepare to experience Jerusalem as the most important spiritual centre for Jews, Muslims and Christians.
Stop At: Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Walk up to the Temple Mount and marvel at the stunning, gold-covered Dome of the Rock, a Muslim shrine believed to mark where the Prophet Mohammed rose to heaven. As you admire the building, learn how it stands on a site revered by Jews as the original location of the First and Second Jewish Temples and the place where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Al Masjid Al Aqsa, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Admire the beautiful Dome of the Chain and Al Aqsa Mosque
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
See the Dome of the rock and admire its architecture and patterned mosaics.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Western Wall, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Walk to the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) at the base of the Mount.
Drink in the scenes around the wall as your guide explains why it is a site of pilgrimage for Jews.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Continue to the Christian quarter and walk along part of the Via Dolorosa, the path that, according to Christians, Jesus took to Calvary.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
See some of the Stations of the Cross
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, reputedly built on the site of his crucifixion.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Mount Zion, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Head to Mt Zion outside the walls and visit the Hall of the Last Supper, a 12th-century room said to stand where Jesus had his last meal with his disciples.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: King David's Tomb, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Visit the Tomb of King David, viewed by Jews as the burial place of the second king of Israel.
Duration: 25 minutes
Pass By: Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
After your visit, walk back to the city walls, where your tour comes to an end.

Inclusions

  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours

There is a strict dress code on the Temple Mount; all visitors must either wear full length pants or a skirt that covers the ankles and have sleeves up to the elbows.

The following items are prohibited on the Temple Mount: religious objects or political items of any kind, weapons, alcohol, iPads/tablets/eReaders, laptops, selfie-sticks, and tripods.

The Temple Mount is closed to visitors on Friday and Saturday. The area may also be closed during the week due to security reasons or public holidays.

Most travelers can participate

The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 4 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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