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Christian Quarter, Jerusalem

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Located in the northwestern corner of the Old City of Jerusalem, Christian Quarter features some 40 holy places, including the purported tomb of Jesus, over which an important church stands. This major Christian pilgrimage site includes the end of the Via Dolorosa and the reputed site of Christ's execution. You can see mosaics depicting the life of Saint John the Baptist, considered the oldest standing Christian monument in the Old City, and a museum of the Orthodox Patriarchate. Numerous restaurants, coffee shops, and souvenir stands serve countless tourists and pilgrims that visit the quarter year-round. Use our Jerusalem trip builder to arrange your visit to Christian Quarter and other attractions in Jerusalem.
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  • In order to familiarize yourself with only the sights and relics of this part of the old town and the day will not be enough. Several churches, including Orthodox relics of Saints, the mosque of Omar and, of course, the main temple in the whole of Christianity-the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. And how fun to just wander along the streets. Certainly a lot of shops. Too much! But in a messy, you can find useful! We climbed in the cafe on the third floor, on benches, from which was visible piece of the temple and even a large part of the old town! Everything was cooked delicious and inexpensive. And kind of amazing.
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  • Very interesting but disappointing. very badly treated in comparison with the Armenian sector and degraded.
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  • Here you can see all the Christian beliefs together what attracted me most after all the Armenian Christians who many meemakten
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Where to stay in Jerusalem

Although it lacks a big selection of mid-range options, Jerusalem provides plenty of choices in the top-end hotel category. The Old City contains the bulk of Jerusalem's small hotels, inexpensive hostels, and religious hospices, all of which appeal to budget-conscious travelers. West Jerusalem offers additional options in the form of guesthouses and bigger hotels, some of which boast five-star ratings. If you just need a bed, consider a youth hostel, where you can choose between private and common rooms with Wi-Fi included.
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