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..
At 8:30 we will depart from the David Intercontinental Hotel in Tel-Aviv, and by 9:45 we should reach Jaffa Gate .
We start with a panoramic view and review above the Market (Suq ) of the Old City . We then head to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre , a complex built over the traditional sites of “Golgotha” and the Tomb of Jesus.
At 14:30 we have a private guided tour at the National institution for the memory of the Holocaust (“Yad Vashem” ).
We end the day with a drive along the Ultra Orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem (Mea Shearim ), and possibly a panoramic view of Jerusalem from Mount Scopus.
By 20:00 we will head back to and return to Tel-Aviv, ending the day around 21:00.