Origins of Christ in Jerusalem: Day Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 10 hours
Visit a number of holy and significant sites to both Christianity and Judaism as you tour around Jerusalem with your knowledgable local guide. Learn interesting information about the city it's history and culture. Begin by visiting the Church of Agony and the Gardens of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City through the Dung Gate and stop at the Western Wall, the most sacred place to Jews today. Next, visit the beautiful Crusader Church of St. Anne and the Pools of Bethesda. Walk the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the site of Jesus’s crucifixion. Enjoy some time exploring the lively markets and along the Byzantine Cardo before leaving the Old City via the Zion Gate. Tour around Mount Zion and the tomb of King David as well as the Room of the Last Supper. Time permitting, have the chance to visit the Church of Peter Gallicantu and the Garden Tomb.
Enjoy a walking tour of Jerusalem and Mt. Olives, exploring significant locations from the story of Jesus Christ. Start out on Mt. Olives, where you will visit the place of Ascension, and Pater Nostra, where you can read the Lord's Prayer in 123 languages. Enjoy the spectacular view of Jerusalem from the summit of Mt. Olives before descending to the city. Stop at Dominus Flevit, the place where Jesus wept as he foresaw the destruction of Jerusalem, and continue to the Church of All Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane. See the Jewish cemetery in Kidron Valley before entering the Old City through the Lion's Gate. In the Old City, see the pools of Bethesda on the grounds of the Church of St. Anne (mother of Mary.) Underneath the Sisters of Zion Convent, see the ancient pavement engraved with games the Roman soldiers played long ago, and note the starting point of Via Dolorosa (the Way of ...
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Fantastic tour and amazing guide. Loved the fact that we were offered the chance to read parts of the Bible throughout the tour. Tour guide was very patient and very well informed.
It was an awesome experience being at the holy places where Christ had physically been there more than 2,000 years ago.
It was a wonderful experience! the guide explainded a lot...very interesting!