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Travel and Sightseeing
Tour of the Holy City of Jerusalem

Meeting Point: Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel at 9:30 a.m.

Date:
 Sunday, June 30, 2019

Time:
 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.


NOTE: We will have the busses waiting for us at 9:30 a.m. at Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel, the tour guides will wait for us at Jaffa Gate. When the tour finishes, the busses will pick us from the Karta Parking near Jaffa gate as the buses cant park at the gate.

The Holy City of Jerusalem. The Eternal city. Such a unique place that means so much to so many people. You now have the opportunity to walk through 4000 years of history in the footsteps of kings, emperors and prophets. Join our expert guides and see stunning rooftop views, walk through narrow twisted streets, experience the special smells and sounds of the suq (market). This walk through the Old City will make your visit unforgettable!

Program of the tour:
  • All four quarters of the Old City – Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Armenian
  • View of the Western Wall
  • Incredible views of: The Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Dome of the Rock, Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Mount of Olives.
  • Hurva (the ruined synagogue)
  • The Via Dolorosa
  • Jaffa Gate
  • David’s Citadel
  • Roman Cardo Maximus
  • And much more...

 

Tourist Card


The Jerusalem municipality issued a new tourist card with transportation and attractions benefits.

The ticket includes a week’s travel within Jerusalem by public transportation and a round trip from Ben-Gurion Airport by bus. Also includes a free visit to one of the many attractions on offer: the Israel Museum, the Tower of David spectacle and more.

Price is €37, this is a special price at a 25% discount for conferences in the city.

The tourist card can be purchased at the following link: https://www.itraveljerusalem.com/jlm-city-pass-conferences/

Below is a map on the site that explains where the card can be picked up and where the bus number 485 of Afikim is located: https://www.itraveljerusalem.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/bg-city-pass-map.pdf?_ga=2.132955726.1172652503.1558945109-142277078.1550667559

In case you want to use only the bus transportation it is 16 ILS each way. The bus runs every hour and the bus stop is like 7 minutes’ walk from Crowne Plaza Jerusalem hotel, the stop name is "beit hamishpat haelion - Sussman" mean in English: "Supreme Court - Sussman"


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