"Who has ever seen Jerusalem naked? Not even archaeologists; Jerusalem never gets completely undressed; but always puts on new houses; over the shabby and broken ones". (Yehuda Amichai, Poems of Jerusalem, Schocken Tel Aviv, 1987)
There is so much to see in Jerusalem, and as your private tour guide in Israel I will take you on Jerusalem day tours to the most exquisite spots in the city, enabling you to make the most of your time and your visit.
This day will start with a Panoramic view from Mt. of Olives.where citizens of Jerusalem are being burried for the last 3000 years, the place from where the masias is going to arrive from
Enter through one of the gates of the cold city, visit the Jewish Quarter, roman Cardo, Christian Quarter with the most important Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where different Christian denominations live together, we will pass by the Arab market, which goes through all the old city, you can buy a souvenir or just get a good bargain, we William stop for lunch according to tour gaste, ver y recomendad to try local food at the market or try jewish traditional food with the view of the western wall.
Next site will be the Western Wall – the Kotel, it is the most significant site in the world for the Jewish people,that’s where people write notes to God and place them between the ancient stones of the Wall, we’ll continue to the Western Wall Tunnels, (with advance reservations), to walk all along the western wall over 1500 feet long, under the houses that were built in the course of time.
From the exit of the tunnels that is where the way of the cross begins, we will walkthroughsome of the station of the cross and climb to the top of the Austrian hospice to have a great view of the temple mount and the old city of Jerusalem, probably that’s a good time for a desert to conclude this day, the austian appel shtrudel is known through all the world.
Join an incredible tour in the footsteps of the architects and builders of the city, see where the city started, touch the recent archaeological discoveries, be amazed by the remains of the Shiloah Pool and the recently discovered Herodian Road that will lead you, as it once led so many pilgrims during the Second Temple period, up the ascent of the City of David in the direction of the Western Wall and the Temple Mount.
The center was built into the basement of an 8th century building, and brings you back into the history of Jerusalem, a 10 min high definition movie will take you to the expirience of a second temple pilgrim with the expirience of the visitor of this days, after the movie you’ll have the oportunity of visiting the Archeological park with the main steps to the temple, ritual bathes.
- Ariel Stolar -