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  • Jerusalem Old & New City Tour from Tel Aviv

    1. Jerusalem Old & New City Tour from Tel Aviv

    This full-day tour explores the holiest of holy cities, spiritual sanctuary to the 3 great religions of the Western world; Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Dating back over 4 millennia the Old City is so packed with sites that it draws visitors, whatever their spiritual leanings. You will leave with a comprehensive overview of the city, having walked in the quarters of the Old City, continue to the poignant, Holocaust Museum for the later part of the day. Start at the Mount of Olives to take in a panoramic view of the dusty city below. Then enter the Old City and tour the main attractions, such as the Wailing Wall, Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. Walk through the Jewish and Armenian Quarters and the recently restored Roman road of The Cardo, visible on Jewish Quarter Street. Visit the bazaar and the Western Wall, or Kotel, and proceed along the Via Dolorosa to visit the Churc...

    Passeio incrível, nossa guia foi extremamente explicativa, inteligente, organizada e amável.

  • Jerusalem & Bethlehem Full Day Tour from Tel Aviv

    2. Jerusalem & Bethlehem Full Day Tour from Tel Aviv

    This full-day tour takes you to the holiest of holy cities, spiritual sanctuary to the 3 great religions of the Western world, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Dating back over 4 millennia the Old City is so packed with sites that it draws visitors from around the world, whatever their spiritual leanings. You will be traveling with a government licensed tour guide in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles, although there will be some walking, so come prepared. You will stop at the Mount of Olives to take in a panoramic view of the dusty city below. Enter the Old City and tour the major attractions, such as the Wailing Wall, Temple Mount and Dome of the Rock. Walk through the Jewish and Armenian Quarters and the recently restored Roman road of The Cardo, visible on Jewish Quarter Street. Head through the bazaar towards the Western Wall, or Kotel, and proceed along the Via Dolorosa to vis...

    awesome tour, all round very worth it. Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and got us through without any lines. we were very lucky! Thank you Yechiel Lavi you are amazing.

  • From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem & Bethlehem Small Group Day-Trip

    3. From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem & Bethlehem Small Group Day-Trip

    On this full-day tour of the Holy Land you’ll be picked up from your hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle for a day-tour to two of Israel's classic sites: Jerusalem and Bethlehem. You’ll be accompanied throughout the day by a knowledgeable, professional guide. You’ll enjoy a panoramic overview from the Mount Scopus, overlooking the new city of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount Esplanade of the old city. As you travel along the Kidron Valley, you’ll be able to take in views the Garden of Gethsemane as well as the walls of the city. On reaching the Armenian Quarter you’ll enter the Western or Wailing Wall square via the local bazaar. You’ll see the Christian Quarter and the Stations of the Cross, also known as the Via Dolorosa. We’ll visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, which is considered to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus. We’ll also walk along the 1700-year-old Byzan...

    Well organized tour in Jerusalem with the most important hotspots of the city. Please note that there is not much time for the several places. Good informed tourguide and comfortable way to explore the town. Unfortunately the second part of the tour in Bethlehem wasn‘t that good. We felt like we were in a hurry. But overall a good choice.

  • From Tel Aviv: Highlights of Jerusalem & the Dead Sea Tour

    4. From Tel Aviv: Highlights of Jerusalem & the Dead Sea Tour

    Your first stop in Jerusalem is the Mount of Olives where you can look out across the ancient city. As you descend the Mount of Olives you'll see the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of All Nations with its colorful mosaic pediment, and the Jewish burial tombs of Zechariah, Absalom and BeneiHazir. Pass through the Kidron Valley and follow the walls of the Old City to the entrance to the Armenian Quarter. Walk along the Cardo where Crusader shops once lined the street, now home to modern up-market stores. Next, visit the Jewish Quarter and the Western Wall (Kotel or Wailing Wall). This wall is the last remaining wall of the Jewish Temple which was destroyed in 70 A.D. Jews gather here at all hours of the night and day to pray. You can place a prayer note in the cracks between the huge stones of the wall. Then, walk the Via Dolorosa or the Way of the Cross. The Via Dolorosa wends its way ...

  • Jerusalem: Guided Day Tour from Tel Aviv

    5. Jerusalem: Guided Day Tour from Tel Aviv

    After pick-up in the morning, drive to Jaffa Gate, the entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City. Learn about the background of each of its four quarters. First, pass the remains of the Roman Cardo in the ancient heart of the city, followed by the historic monument of the Hurva Synagogue. Ascend to a viewpoint for a panorama of some of the world’s most important religious sites. Overlook Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, and the famous Mount of Olives in the background, as you immerse deeper into the complex history of this multifaceted city. From here, head onwards to the thousands of years old Western Wall, walk along the Via Dolorosa, and pay a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, before discovering the exotic smells and treasures of the vibrant Old City Bazaar. Your last stop of the day is the modern heart of Jerusalem around Mahane Yehuda market, where you can grab ...

    This tour was exactly what we needed! As we only had a day to see Jerusalem, the tour gave us a great flavour of the incredible culture, history and uniqueness of Jerusalem. I just wish we had more time to spend in Jerusalem, a few days at least is needed to properly appreciate it!

  • From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem Small Group Sightseeing Tour

    6. From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem Small Group Sightseeing Tour

    Benefit from pickup at your hotel, and then get panoramic views from Mount Scopus. See the ancient Jewish cemetery and Old City with the shining Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount. Travel down the winding road to the Kidron Valley and get a great view of the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus was arrested the night before his crucifixion. See the rock-cut tombs of Absalom and Jehoshapat, Benei Hezir, and Zechariah, and then enter the Old City through the Zion Gate. Explore the Armenian Quarter, and continue to the Byzantine Cardo, the main street through the city 1,500 years ago. Discover the specialty stores that have opened where Crusader stores once stood. Proceed through the Jewish Quarter to reach the Western Wall, where Jews from around the world put prayer notes between the stones. Follow the path of Jesus on the Via Dolorosa, where he walked to his crucifixion. Arrive at the Church...

  • Jerusalem and Bethlehem Full-Day Small Group Tour

    7. Jerusalem and Bethlehem Full-Day Small Group Tour

    Enjoy a 10-hour business class tour of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, traveling in small groups of no more than 18 passengers for a more personalized experience. Discover the holiest of holy cities, spiritual sanctuary to 3 great religions, with a history that dates back over 4 millennia. You will start by driving to the Mount of Olives to get panoramic views of the Old City of Jerusalem. Stop at Mount Zion to see King David's Tomb, the room of the Last Supper, and Dormition Abbey. Then explore the main monuments of the Old City including the Wailing Wall, Temple Mount, and the Dome of the Rock. Stroll through the Jewish and Armenian Quarters with your government-licensed guide, and wander down the beautifully restored Roman Cardo. Continue along Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, also known as the Church of the Resurrection, which is said to be where Jesus was buried and res...

    The tour is really good. In my personal opinion I think there is not enough time for both places. If you have more time , take two different tours. There is a lot to see in old Jerusalem. You want to spend more time there.

  • Jerusalem Boutique Tour from Tel Aviv

    8. Jerusalem Boutique Tour from Tel Aviv

    Depart from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and learn about the history of Israel and the Jewish people on the way. After about an hour of driving, arrive at the Mount of Olives from which you can admire the magnificent views of the Old City of Jerusalem and the very first city; the City of David. Walk down to the Dominus Flevit Church and see the hundred thousand Jewish graves towards Gethsemane, the place of the Judas kiss. Stop here for a refreshing tea, coffee, or juice.  From the valley, the bus will bring you back up to the Dung gate from where you will ascend to the Temple Mount. During lunch it is possible to visit a souvenir shop on your own, there is no group visit to a souvenir shop.  Next, continue to the Jewish quarter, to see the Wailing Wall, the Roman Cardo, part of the Via Dolorosa and Golgotha, the place of the crucifixion, and the Holy Sepulcher.

    It was really an excellent tour, we enjoyed it a LOT. All the details you included in the tour, from the detailed history of Israel, to the van infrastructure to the beer at the end, it was a memorable experience. Menno, our guide and manager at the company, was very professional, polite, and conducted the tour with excellence. Among 7 tours in Israel, this one was definitely the best one.

  • Full Day City Tour of Jerusalem

    9. Full Day City Tour of Jerusalem

    Get to know the holy city of Jersualem. This full-day tour will take you through the city's major attractions, beautiful views and historical gems alike. Today's first stop is Mount Scopus. Here, be treated to a panoramic view of the city below. Next, enter the Old City to see the Western Wall, Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. Later, move on to the Jewish and Armenian Quarters and the tread the recently restored Roman road of the Cardo. You will visit the colorful city bazaar and the Western Wall, proceeding to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, rumored to be the place where Jesus is buried and was resurrected. If your tour is on a Saturday, at Mt. Zion you can visit the Hall of the Last Supper and David's Tomb. From here, you will continue to the New City and spend some time at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, a beautiful building that stands in contrast to the horrific story to...

    1 day tour on main Jerusalem spots... but be aware that the city have multiple places to visit so it’s a little rushed tour

  • Jerusalem: Half-Day Tour from Netanya, Herzliya and Tel Aviv

    10. Jerusalem: Half-Day Tour from Netanya, Herzliya and Tel Aviv

    This half-day tour takes you to the holiest of holy cities, spiritual sanctuary to the 3 great religions of the Western world, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Dating back over 4 millennia the Old City is so packed with sites that it draws visitors from around the world, whatever their spiritual leanings. You will be traveling with a government licensed tour guide in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles, although there will be some walking, so come prepared. Stop at the Mount of Olives to take in a panoramic view of the dusty city below. You'll also stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the room of The Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and tour the major attractions, such as the Wailing Wall. Walk through the Jewish and Armenian Quarters and the recently restored Roman road of The Cardo, visible on Jewish Quarter Street. Head through the bazaar towards the W...

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What people are saying about Dome of the Rock

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 867 reviews

Amir Call Or was a unique and great guide that made the day in Jerusalem a special experience. The tour is a perfect first impression - of course you don't have enough time anywhere and then you know you want to come back.

Very nice trip, specifically and to the point. The bus came to the place indicated on the map, so big +. Overall, I recommend heartily, I would happily go for a similar one.

Iliat, our guide spoke very good French / English Pleasant day: we really enjoyed the Old City Long day but we can sleep on the round trip between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

Super well organized. The Norbert guide (true French of Jewish origin) simply fantastic. Thanks again Norbert.

The guide was gread and very knowledgeable Had fun Recommend