Jerusalem is perhaps the holiest city in the world, venerated by Jews, Christian and Muslims. It has five thousands years of history, and has witnessed more battles then anywhere else in the world. Obiously one day is not enough to understand and appreciate this complicated city, but its a good start..
This is one of the most beautiful observation points in Israel. It enables a short introduction, a photo opportunity, – and even a Camel Ride :-).
Driving down to the Kidron Valley we will pass by several holy Christian sites, such as the Chapel of the Ascension , the church of Pater Noster , Dominus Flevit , Garden of Gethsemane , the Grotto of Gethsemane and Mary’s Tomb .
We then park by Jaffa Gate , and start exploring the Old City . In the Jewish Quarter we walk along the Roman period Cardo , pass by the Burnt House and the Hurva Synagogue , to reach the famed Western Wall .
Grabbing some Hummus for lunch along the way, we can also appreciate souvenir shopping in the big Suq (market) at the end of the tour, possibly purchasing old B/W photos of Jerusalem at Photo Elia , unique textiles at Bilal Fabric Store , or Armenian pottery at one of the Armenian Pottery Workshops .
An IMAX Video presentation of Jerusalem
And another nice Video:
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