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Muslim Quarter
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US$180.00*
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Jerusalem The City of Three World Religions Small...
Ranked #86 of 260 things to do in Jerusalem
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Arab souk in the Muslim Quarter extends from Damascus Gate to the Via Dolorosa. Its many stalls sell spices, pastries, embroidered dresses, sheepskin coats, leather goods, antiquities and other handicrafts,
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

For me this was the best spot to shop for spices. Enjoy local food and taste just about everything. I had a blast browsing the shops and meeting new people. When it got hot a fresh Iced coffee will cool you off.

Date of experience: May 2018
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"damascus gate"
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"via dolorosa"
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"crowded and noisy"
in 2 reviews
"old city"
in 22 reviews
"falafel"
in 5 reviews
"temple mount"
in 7 reviews
"christian sites"
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"israeli soldiers"
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"market place"
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"few hours"
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"holy city"
in 2 reviews
"western wall"
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"shopkeepers"
in 7 reviews
"muslim"
in 26 reviews
"bazaar"
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"aqsa"
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"muslin"
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Looots of shops of all kinds, crowded and noisy (possibly also because this is the largest and most populous quarter of all four).If you want to try something traditional, buy some sesame baguette spiced with zatar.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I walked all around Jerusalem and I really felt less safe in the Muslim quarter. Walking down Via Delorosa had shop owners screaming out all kinds of nonsense to tourists. Some would get really pissed off with our tour guide screaming things like "your tour guide is taking bribes from the big stores...don't believe your tour guides". Other instances where we walked down Via Deloras to the different stations...One of our group asked a shop owner if it was a station...he said "yes...see here ...this is a station...now you give me money" (he was upset when she didn't give him any money)
The people there really scared tourist more than welcomed them...it's no wonder why nobody wanted to buy from them. Walk where Jesus walked...and do it quickly !!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mark Q
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Bakeries with just baked bread - you have to try it. Try cakes, fresh fruits, especially cold fresh fruit juice, obligatory falafel. You can eat for a little money in a Muslim neighborhood. Tasty, not necessarily clean and clean, but not worrying. Except for the taste of respite or meal, nothing will happen to you. Wander freely, do not bother with the plan of the Holy City. You will definitely recognize when you hit the other quarter or when you get to some of the gates

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Majav62
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Compared to other quarters in Jerusalem, the atmosphere of the Muslim quarter is very different due to the Muslim culture. It is a good place to get some middle east food and trinkets as souvenirs. Most importantly, it leads to the famous gate - Damascus gate and the first stop of via dolorosa starts here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Karmaexplorer
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