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Armenian Quarter, Jerusalem
(4.3/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Stroll through cobblestone alleys of Armenian Quarter, passing some of the oldest chapels in the city. Thought by some to be the site of the Biblical Mount Zion, the peaceful, intriguing neighborhood features a gate and a street of the same name. See the chapel where, according to legend, St. Peter took refuge after the prison break, and the cathedral where St. James the Great lost his head upon orders of the historical King Herod. Visit the cemetery near the convent and the museum to learn more about the Armenian genocide. Using our world travel planner, Jerusalem attractions like Armenian Quarter can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Characterized by tiny streets with equally tiny doors that hide the courtyards where faces a multitude of homes. Deserves a walk!
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  • It's worthwhile to visit all the quarters within the old city as you get something different from each. 
  • A quarter of the old city. Rather quite sad. A few interesting places, especially when there are temporary exhibitions on the Armenian genocide
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