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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. See Ramparts Walk and all Jerusalem has to offer by arranging your trip with our Jerusalem itinerary builder.
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  • Commencing near the Jaffa Gate, the rampart walk is actually two walks - one leading clockwise to the New Gate and the other leading anti-clockwise to the Zion Gate. They can both be completed in a si...  more »
  • You have to calibrate well, but I recommend having the tour towards closing time. Despite the risk of being shut down part of the path in your face you can see the sun set over the city. The path is very interesting as it shows both the Muslim side of modern Jerusalem (teeming with life) and the poverty of the old one, with houses crammed together.
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  • Definitely a "climb" and if non-physical, maybe think twice... but the 35-40 min walk gives good overview to different areas outside and inside the Walls of Old City. Download audio tour and do it on ...  more »