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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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Jerusalem, Israel
Givat Ram
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Be prepared for: - Crowds - Walking - Good Food * Get rest and bring comfortable shoes Buy your gifts in the market not expensive gift shops Loved the experience

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 June 2009

If you're planning on walking through Hezekiah's Tunnel ("City of David" tour in the Old City of Jerusalem) a word of warning: Be sure there are no schoolchildren taking the tour at the same time you are. When our small group was about to enter...More

13  Thank ISRAELTRAVELLER
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Reviewed yesterday

The old city is a once in a lifetime experience. Walking around is just amazing. Watch your wallet and don't step in the trash which lays around everywhere. Otherwise is awesome!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found a guide with recommendations on trip advisor and he was very knowledgeable .The history of the area is very complex and you need a guide to cover the area properly. Guide cost for half a day was £240 sounds dear but was the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The tall rock walls stand guard around the city. There are many gates to enter through the walls and each gate has a specific name and historical significance. In some places you will see the bullet holes in the walls where the fighting occurred between...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Jerusalem is a city that cannot be seen in one day or one week. There is sooo much history to take in that you need time to digest all the information given on all the sites visited. Everywhere you go or look life there is...More

Thank nferdi01
Reviewed yesterday

Christ Church is the highlight, wailing wall is a must, just walk on the street, feel the peace in the heart

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The old city is such a beautiful place to see. It's a lot of fun just hanging out, eating or getting a coffee or tea. The old world charm with the sights, smells and sound is absolutely amazing. This old city is great fun. No...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is such an important site for Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. So much has happened here in the last 3000 years, and so much is still happening with regards to these religions. It's enlightening to see how the religions interplay today and what there histories...More

Thank Pharon L
Reviewed 2 days ago

The variety of things to do in the Old City of Jerusalem is really endless : Archaeology , Mystery , Religeons , Architecture , History Miths and Legends , eating , shopping and people watching . Everything is just there , waiting for you to...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Holy City, the city of Ibrahim and David etc. There is so much to see and experience that you are almost bound to get sore feet and a crick in your neck. You can feel history of centuries and thousands of people. It should...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As always visited the old city which was packed with tourists Tour groups speaking multiple languages Seems to be a popular destination for visitors from all over the World. The old city is clean Lots to buy in the markets and of course all the...More

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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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louis j
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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