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  1. Israel
  2. Tel Aviv District
  3. Jerusalem
  4. Western Wall

Jerusalem: Guided Day Tour from Tel Aviv

Product ID: 148005
This day trip to Jerusalem introduces you to the best that one of the world’s oldest cities has to offer; from historical and religious sites in the Old City to the smells and colors of the popular Mahane Yehuda market at Jerusalem’s contemporary heart.
About this activity
Duration: 8.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll through all the four quarters of the Old City and learn about their unique characteristics
  • Enjoy the best views of the Western Wall, Temple Mount, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and more
  • Experience Mahane Yehuda Market, the modern heart of Jerusalem
  • Immerse into history, religion, culture and lifestyle of this fascinating city
Full description
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 lunch. One of the most traditional and yet most innovative places in Jerusalem, its angled lanes are filled with fruit and vegetable vendors, specialty stores, clothing stands, oriental smells and tastes, frequented by locals and visitors alike. Head about the market’s rich history, from neglected backwater to today’s hip status, before you drive back to Tel Aviv in the afternoon.
Includes
  • Full transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Snacks and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv Lobby, 21 Levontin Street, Tel Aviv

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Snacks
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
Bring with you:
• Hat & sunscreen
• Water & snacks
• Modest clothing: scarf or shwal for women, no shorts or bare shoulders
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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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!

November 25, 2019

Excellent tour

Looking for a day trip from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it was slim pickings on ones with good reviews. Others do multiple pick ups, takes 3 hours to arrive and has you in Jerusalem during the busiest period of the day. We were one of the first groups in early (the central pick up point means you get to Jerusalem way quicker) and they don’t waste time trying to take you to stores to buy trinkets with kick backs like so many others complain of. When you leave the old town around 1pm, everyone else is just getting into the swing of things and it is packed. Chris was an informative and courteous guide, and feel very lucky to stumble across this gem.

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Abraham Tours

Product ID: 148005