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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. Plan your visit to Old City of Jerusalem and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Jerusalem vacation trip planner.
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  • The Old City is absolutely a must see! Walking through the city was like walking back in time and you can feel the history throughout the city, beyond just the bullet holes in the walls. I highly sugg...  more »
  • חובה על כל יהודי לבקר בעיר העתיקה ובפרט בכותל המערבי! העיר שבה היה בית המקדש - המרכז הדתי ותרבותי של עמנו, ועתה עם ישראל שוב שולט בה, נעשית יותר ויותר למרכז של העם. חובה לבוא! 
  • We visited Jerusalem during one of the three days we were in Israel during a cruise. The view from the Mount of Olives is breathtaking; but I didn't expect the city itself to be so pretty. There is ju...  more »