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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  • The poet and inspiring Holiness there with all calmness and not religious differences, this is really a huge experience to visit dozens (with hundreds) beautiful and holy sites, and not to stay with the atmosphere for a long time, "stuff like that".
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  • Visiting Jerusalem was a unique experience. Many religions have communed in one place to give allegiance to the Almighty God. It is indeed a blessed city, the people are so warm and hospitable. It was...  more »
  • Magnificent view look out towards the temple mound then walk towards Jerusalem was a great experience.  more »
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