We will start our tour with an amazing panoramic view of the Temple Mount from Mount of Olives including overview of Valley of Kidron and tombstones from the Second Temple era. Then visit Mt. Zion and tomb of King David, enter the Old City through the Zion Gate and walk through the Jewish Quarter, the Crusader shops, the Byzantine Cardo. Visit the Herodian house and the Burnt house and from there on to the Western Wall where we explore the tunnel or the southern excavation at the Davidson center.
Travel through the neighborhoods of early and modern Jerusalem, passed the Knesset, the Supreme Court and the Government offices and visit Yad Vashem; Holocaust Museum. End the day in the hustle and bustle of the Mahaneh Yehuda market
* For Pilgrims
We will start our tour with an amazing panoramic view of the Temple Mount from Mount of Olives, where Jesus overlooked the city two thousand years ago. Then to the garden of Gethsemane, where he was betrayed by Judas. Enter the Old City to visit the holy site for the Jews, the Western Wall, where Jews over the centuries have wept for the Temple which was destroyed by the Romans.
Continue to the Via Dolorosa, the way of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where according to the tradition Jesus was crucified. Continue along the main Byzantine street, the Cardo, and exit the Old City through the Zion Gate. Visit the traditional site of the Tomb of King David, the Room of the Last Supper and the Dormition abbey. Continue to the modern city to visit Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum, then to the village Ein Karem where John the Baptist was born.
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