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From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem Biblical Full-Day Tour

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Activity provider: Israel Click Tours

From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem Biblical Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Israel Click Tours

From US$ 102.11 per person

Explore the Biblical sites of Jerusalem including the Western Wall, the Byzantine Cardo, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, King David’s Tomb, the Room of the Last Supper, the Via Dolorosa, the Christian Quarter and more on this full-day guided tour.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
Pickup included
Pickup from main hotels in Tel Aviv. If you need to be picked up from elsewhere (like an airbnb), the local operator will send you details of the closest pickup point.

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Jerusalem skyline from the top of the Mount of Olives
  • Shop in the traditional Old City bazaar
  • Experience the world-famous religious and historic landmarks of the Old City
Full description
Begin your tour of Biblical Jerusalem with a bird’s eye view across the city from the Mount of Olives. From here you can see beyond the Old City walls to Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. Then drive down the mount, passing an ancient Jewish cemetery, the Biblical Garden of Gethsemane, the stunning Church of All Nations and the Kidron Valley where monumental Jewish tombs have stood for centuries. As you approach the Old City, you'll pass the Dormition Church and arrive on Mount Zion. In Jerusalem, visit the Room of the Last Supper where Christ ate with his Apostles on the eve of his crucifixion. This room is also called the Upper Room as it is on a floor over the site of King David’s Tomb. Then enter the Old City Armenian Quarter via the Zion Gate and pass the Armenian Church of St. James. Your tour guide will tell you about the fascinating Armenian culture, before you move on to the Jewish Quarter. Here the tour pauses at the Byzantine-era Cardo. This excavated, 1,500-year-old street was once Jerusalem’s main thoroughfare. In the Jewish Quarter you'll stop to see the sacred Western Wall. As the last surviving part of the Second Jewish Temple, the Western Wall is the holiest Jewish landmark in the world. Here you'll join others who come to place a prayer note in the crevices of the ancient wall. Then, retrace the course Jesus took as he carried his cross to Calvary along the Via Dolorosa. You'll arrive at the sacred Holy Sepulchre. This 4th century church holds the last few Stations of the Cross including Calvary where Jesus was crucified and his burial tomb. The vast structure is shared by several Christian denominations and has more than 30 chapels. Then, conclude your tour with a little retail therapy in the traditional Old City bazaar before the trip back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service
  • Fully qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Insurance
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • This tour is available in English, French or Spanish, so be sure to choose the correct language option when booking
  • The tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4
Customer reviews

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You waste 2+ hours at the beginning of the day. This is a walking tour. If you can't walk don't bother. The information provided wasn't really very accurate or clear. You do not get given time to do anything shopping in the market. They force you to go to a government approved shop which is quadruple the price. Everything was very rushed. I would not recommend. Do you own your with headphone guide, it's much better

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November 5, 2022

Really amazing tour. Worth every penny! The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and an overall smooth tour! Highly recommended! Thank you

October 28, 2022

Really good and interesting! Everything exemplary organized.

October 17, 2022

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