Jerusalem Tour: A Full Day in Jerusalem
Are you excited to take a special day trip around Jerusalem? Join our Jerusalem Tour starting right from the heart of the city! We’ll show you amazing places, delicious food, and amazing things that make Jerusalem one-of-a-kind. Get ready to learn about this amazing city.
First, we go to the Jaffa Gate. From there, we walk around the Old City. We’ll see different areas, each with its style. Next, we’ll go through what’s left of the Roman Cardo, the old main street, and visit the Hurva Synagogue to hear its fascinating story.
After that, we’ll go up to a place where you can see some of the most famous religious spots in the world. We’ll visit the Temple Mount, including the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque, and learn about why these places are so important. You’ll also see the Mount of Olives, which has the oldest Jewish cemetery in the world. Our next stop is the Western Wall, a historic landmark that has served as a spiritual focal point for countless generations.
Then, we’ll follow the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre before concluding our tour at the Old City Bazaar.
After a lunch break in the Old City, we’ll take the Light-Rail to visit the busy Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem. Here, you can smell and taste local foods, and even find a vibrant nightlife scene. The market is a big part of life in Jerusalem, and you’ll see why locals love it. We’ll also tell you about the history of the market and where you can grab local food and souvenirs.
So what are you waiting for? Join our Jerusalem Tour for a day of adventure and discovery!souvenirs
- Taste and smell local foods and learn about the Machne Yehuda Market.
- Walk through different areas of the Old City and see what makes each one special.
- Visit historical landmarks such as the Roman Cardo and Hurva Synagogue.
- See the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque, important places for Muslims as the believed location where Mohammed went to heaven.
- Visit the Western Wall, a significant landmark deeply important to Jewish faith and history.
- Day Tour
9:30 – Meet with the guide outside the Jaffa Gate.
Start the tour of the old city of Jerusalem
13:15- Lunch break in the muslim quarter
14:30- From the Old City to Machne Yehuda Market, using the Light-Rail
15:00- Arrival to Machne Yehuda Market
15:30- Ending the tour at Machne Yehuda Market
NB: All times are approximate
Good to Know
- Things to bring: Hat and sunscreen, Water and snacks, Rav-Kav, Modest Clothing (scarf/shawl for women. No shorts or bare shoulders)
- Note: Modest dress is required for this tour (scarf/shawl for women. No shorts or bare shoulders)
- To travel with the Light-Rail from Old City to Mahne Yehuda Market, we highly recommend downloading the HopOn app or purchasing a Rav-Kav card in advance.
- Guided tour in Jerusalem
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- 1 Light rail ride
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Does the Jerusalem Tour include the Mt. of Olives?
No, this tour focuses on the Old City, within the walls. The Mt. of Olives has a separate tour.
What is the Jerusalem tour about?
The Jerusalem tour is a fascinating journey through the historical and cultural heart of the city, providing insights into its rich and complex history, unique character, and diverse flavors.
Where does the Jerusalem Tour begin?
The tour departs from Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem Old City.
What is Machane Yehuda Market?
Machane Yehuda Market is a lively and sprawling marketplace in Jerusalem, where visitors can explore and discover hidden gems, local aromas, and flavors, and get recommendations for breakfast.
What are the important religious sites visited during the tour?
The tour provides an opportunity to explore some of the world’s most important religious sites, including the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, the Western Wall, the Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Are entrance fees included in the Jerusalem tour price?
Yes, entrance fees are included in the tour price. The cost of one light train ride from the Machane Yehuda Market to the Old City is not included.
What should I wear on the Jerusalem tour?
It’s recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen for protection against the sun. Visitors should also dress modestly when visiting religious sites and landmarks, covering their shoulders and knees.