Guided tour

Jerusalem: Half-Day Small-Group Old City Sightseeing Tour

3.5 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Bein Harim Israel Tours
Guided tour

Jerusalem: Half-Day Small-Group Old City Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: Bein Harim Israel Tours

From US$ 67 per person

A half-day tour in the Old City of Jerusalem in a small and intimate group. Together with a guide, you will encounter many prominent Jerusalem sites, including the Western Wall, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English, Spanish, French
Pickup included
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  • Start with an overview of Jerusalem from Mount Scopus
  • Visit the Western (Wailing) Wall
  • View the Holy Sepulchre Church
  • Encounter some of the stations of the cross (Via Dolorosa)
Full description
Your tour will start with breathtaking views over Jerusalem from Mount Olives, above the ancient Jewish cemetery. As if in the palm of your hand, you will be able to see the Old City and the Temple Mount area spread before you. As you drive along the Kidron Valley, you will have excellent views of the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of all Nations, as well as of the monumental ancient Jewish burial tombs. You will then enter the Old City through the Zion Gate, passing the Armenian Quarter to the excavated Byzantine Cardo. Although this 1500-year-old main street of Jerusalem was partially destroyed and unused during the Muslim conquest, it had a brief new lease of life during the Crusader period, with the excavated Crusader shops now modern stores. Continuing through the Jewish Quarter, you will proceed to the Kotel, the Western Wall. This 2000-year-old wall is part of the encircling and supporting wall built by King Herod when the Temple Mount area was enlarged. As you walk along the Via Dolorosa you will join the many pilgrims who are following the Stations of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (the church built over the place of the crucifixion of Jesus and the burial tomb). Originally built in the Byzantine period, it was partially destroyed during the Persians and Moslem conquests and then rebuilt and slightly altered by the Crusaders. At the conclusion of your tour, your experience ends in the Old City.
  • Pickup
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Wheelchair users

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Customer reviews

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3.5 /5

based on 8 reviews

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April 20, 2022

December 31, 2019

Très bon guide, et sympa, visite prévue en Français, finalement double traduction avec de l'anglais, petit groupe (15personnes) et visite au pas de course très peu de temps d'arrêt pr visiter vraiment mais beaucoup de sites, du coup nous sommes retournés dans l'après midi pr en profiter

November 1, 2019


Product ID: 302823