Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem

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Feel the weight of centuries of history in Old City of Jerusalem, officially designated as a World Heritage Site and appreciated as critically important to believers of the world's three major religions. According to the Hebrew Bible, King David conquered the city from its Jebusite inhabitants in the 11th century BCE. Since then, this urban settlement has served as the heart of the Jewish community and an integral site in Christianity and Islam. Visit all four quarters--the Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Armenian quarters each boast distinct cultures, foods, and architectural gems. Find your way through the narrow sloping alleys of Jerusalem to visit major sites like the Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and the Dome of the Rock. Work out when and for how long to visit Old City of Jerusalem and other Jerusalem attractions using our handy Jerusalem road trip planner.
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  • Full of history. Walking through the alleys of Jerusalem's ancient city is breathing at every turn the history of religions. Sometimes it is difficult to travel through the influx of tourists but it is the reason to know the steps of Christ in his ordeal. The Church of the Flogging and that of the Holy Tomb
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  • You will definitely visit the old city of Jerusalem, to walk these small roads like so many million of people did it centuries ago, a travel back in time place.  more »
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