Ramparts Walk, Jerusalem

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Discover the city of Jerusalem from a different perspective with Ramparts Walk, a walking tour of the Old City walls. Enjoy a 1 km (0.6 mi) walk on the ramparts, stone walls built by Suleiman the Magnificent in the 16th century, and take in the views of the historic buildings, lively streets, and city surroundings that are inaccessible from the ground. Walking on the ramparts at Temple Mount is prohibited, so you won’t be able to complete a loop around the city. For Ramparts Walk and beyond, use our Jerusalem journey planner to get the most from your Jerusalem vacation.
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  • Especially for walking on the walls of Jerusalem, especially the view what you have is fantastic. View of the New City by the slits of the wall, but also the views of the old town with behind the Mount of olives.
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  • The southern tour lasts about 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the physical fitness. Entry at the Jaffa Gate 10 Sekel. Somewhat tiring, but with really nice and unusual views of the old city of Jerusalem. Very much recommended!
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  • A beautiful ride in both directions of the wall from the Jaffa Gate. Great to settle and control the limits of the neighborhoods in this city divided by different cultures.
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