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Characterized by narrow, winding streets and alleyways, this ancient part of the city is filled with shrines and attractions holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims including the Western Wall, Temple Mount and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful place, full of history. I would strongly encourage anyone to spend a few days walking streets, bartering with shop keepers and taking in the many holy sites. Important to make sure you are modestly dressed so that you can access these sites (Western Wall,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kendra B
Reviewed yesterday

The Old City is vibrant, aromatic, fascinating, historical, interesting and...I'm sure there are many other adjectives I can use to describe it, but I think you should just go there and experience it for yourself :) There are vendors hawking everything from spices to ceramics...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed yesterday

Stay nearby. Wander around all four of its quarters with their unique characters. Shop and sip strong coffee and watch people. It's wonderful. Savor it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tellana1
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is no place on earth like the Old City of Jerusalem. The City of Peace. The City of Blood. The City of Holy Fanaticism. The City of shining revelation and dark prediction. The City where the three great monotheistic religions meet - Judaism, Christianity,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything about the Old City is gorgeous, from its age-old walkways to its narrow quarters and Friday markets.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank maensaa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this place in Jerusalem for his history, its mix of cultures and people. It is an amazin place!!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank costib736
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked Eli for a day tour of old Jerusalem - it was really great. Packed with information. Eli picked us up from the hotel in the morning and then we just walked all day. Eli also offered some critical perspective on stories that are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank k49asdk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent many hours experiencing the Old City, first with a guide & then alone exploring in-depth. It is fascinating to realise that many religions have, & for the most part still do, coexisted in a small area observing their various traditions. Give yourselves plenty...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnnaKP22
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plan on a good long visit... their are many markets from many countries. It is also walking the path of Christ.through the Stations of the Cross..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PatandDiSpokane
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Old City is a hub of activity and a hodgepodge of cultures. This is a great place for anyone to visit, although I was dismayed by the differences in the quarters; some are clearly more well-maintained and well-appointed than others. (You will have no...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lucyesme2015
1 September 2018|
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Response from Ivan_emmanuel | Reviewed this property |
Both places require quite alot of walking! My phone data tells me that we did about 6miles each day minimum! It could be more as well! Depending on how many places u plan to visit. Wear Comfortable shoes!! Especially in... More
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3 July 2018|
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Response from AfricaEddie | Reviewed this property |
Book tours. You won't understa nd anything without a guide. You may see a lot but miss the importance. Garden Tomb a must do if you are a believer.
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Pamela M
6 March 2018|
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Response from 121pierrem | Reviewed this property |
Just enjoy walking through the city. Go to the Saint Sepulchre Have lunch in one of the many small restaurants
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