Top Places to Visit in Jerusalem

Top Places to Visit in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel (B)

I wish there were a way to sum up the history of Jerusalem in a paragraph or two, but its 3,000 years of complicated history requires a detailed write up that I will leave to historians. Just the list of top places to visit in Jerusalem is extensive enough! It is best to first understand the layout of Jerusalem. It is divided into three sections: Jerusalem city center in the west, Mount of Olives and City of David in the east, and the Old City in the middle. The Old City is divided into four quadrants: the Armenian Quarter, the Christian Quarter, the Jewish Quarter, and the Muslim Quarter. Most visitors will spend the majority of their time in the Old City. 

Below are the places we visited both on our own and while on our tour with G Adventure which fortunately limits it groups to 16 people. While we maneuvered through Jerusalem, we encountered several tour groups of 50+ people. I highly recommend finding a smaller group like G Adventure, a budget minded National Geographic Company, or hiring a private guide. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Places to Visit in Jerusalem
Guide Location: Israel » Jerusalem
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Temple Mount
  • Western Wall Tunnel
  • Islamic Dome of the Rock
  • El-Aqsa mosque
  • Museum of Islamic Art
  • the Qanatirs
  • Dome of the Chain
  • St. Anne’s Church
  • Via Dolorosa
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Central Souk
  • Tower of David
  • the Cardo
  • Hurva Synagogue
  • Western Wall
  • Lion’s Gate
  • Church of All Nations
  • Garden of Gethsemane
  • Tomb of the Virgin Mary
  • Mount of Olives
  • City of David
  • Garden Tomb
  • Jerusalem Archaeological Park
  • Mahane Yehuda Market
  • Mount Zion
  • Schindler’s Tomb
  • Tomb of King David
  • Hall of the Last Supper
  • Israel Museum
  • Yad Vashem

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