Jerusalem: a Visit to the Tower of David & Mt. Sion

Israel, Jerusalem Guide (B): Jerusalem: a Visit to the Tower of David & Mt. Sion

The land of Israel has one of the most extensive and complex histories of today’s modern world. From the birth and growth of the 3 main monotheistic religions to the recent Arab-Israeli conflict, a visit to Jerusalem is the perfect occasion to learn about Israel’s ancient and recent past. 

During my second day in the Holy City, I visited the Tower of David, a museum that covers over 4,000 years of history in Jerusalem, as well as Mt. Zion, burial place of King David and the site where the Last Supper took place. Keep reading to learn more about Israel’s fascinating past!

My second day in Jerusalem took place on Shabbat, the Jewish holy day. During this day, which goes from sunset on Friday until sunset on Saturday, all public transport stops and many Jewish businesses and tourist attractions are closed. However, there are still many options to enjoy Jerusalem during this day of rest!

One of the museums that remained open during Shabbat was the Tower of David, so that was my first stop of the day.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Jerusalem: a Visit to the Tower of David & Mt. Sion
Guide Location: Israel » Jerusalem
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
Read it on author's website: https://www.arwtravels.com/blog/4-days-jerusalem-history-israel-tower-of-david-mount-zion
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Tower of David
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Church of the Redeemer & the Dome of the Rock
  • Zion Gate
  • King David's tomb
  • Dormition Abbey
  • Abraham Hostel Jerusalem

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