One of the oldest cities in the world, with over 5,000 years of inhabited history; a religious and cultural epicenter where the holiest ancient sites and renowned historical landmarks, dating back centuries, rest amid a developing modern-day scenery, this is Jerusalem, an intriguing blend where old meets new, where religions and a diverse population of people from all walks of life live together in close proximity within a city influxed with more and… Read More
One of the oldest cities in the world, with over 5,000 years of inhabited history; a religious and cultural epicenter where the holiest ancient sites and renowned historical landmarks, dating back centuries, rest amid a developing modern-day scenery, this is Jerusalem, an intriguing blend where old meets new, where religions and a diverse population of people from all walks of life live together in close proximity within a city influxed with more and more tourists every year.
Home to an assortment of customs and faiths, Jerusalem is a city of fascination to people from all backgrounds and interests, from the millions of pilgrims who have descended throughout the centuries, to international visitors wishing to explore the dynamic and rich offerings of the capital city.
Abraham’s Jerusalem Tours explore the best of the holy city, from delving into the wonders of the Old City’s quarters to experiencing a taste of the local and ever-evolving culinary scene.
Journey into the Old City through Jaffa Gate on the Holy City Tour Jerusalem, where you will step back in time throughout each of its quarters, visiting the holiest sites across faiths: King David’s Tomb and the Western Wall, prominent among the Jewish people; Dome of the Rock and the intricate Al Aqsa Mosque, of monumental importance to those of Muslim faith; and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Christians pilgrim flock to visit Edicule, the tomb of Jesus Christ.
For a unique glimpse into the lives of religious Jews, our Meet the Ultra-Orthodox Jews Tour is a special opportunity to learn about the rich cultural and religious identity of those deeply connected to the Jewish faith. Visitors will be able to enter a neighborhood populated by ‘Haredim’, a Jewish community connected by their unfaltering devotion to the Torah, for a once in a lifetime experience which peels back the curtain on an area not typically entered by tourists.
Soak up the smells, tastes and flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine at the Culinary Market Experience tour in Mahane Yehuda Market, one of the city’s busiest converging spots for both locals and tourists. Not only is this an insightful exploration into a market which has stood since Ottoman rule, but the tour is also a cultural highlight into the cuisines, stories and local lifestyles which form the diverse tapestry of Jerusalem today.
In contrast to the city’s religious backdrop, Jerusalem’s growing nightlife scene is a surprise to many, with a diverse variety of bars and clubs bustling throughout the week. Abraham’s Jerusalem Pub Crawl promises a thrilling night out on the town, through the lively nightlife scene dominating pockets of the city.
Jerusalem is positioned as the perfect springboard in easy reach of other regions, with many of Abraham Tours departing from the holy city, including the West Bank 3 Day Package Tour, for a thought provoking journey through the West Bank, Nablis, Jenin and Hebron, with the opportunity to visit sites of religious significance, sample the local cuisine and meet Israeli settlers and Palestinians to hear first hand their side of the conflict.Close