Muslims and Christians call al-Quds and Baytel Maqdis, the Holy One. The Jews call it Yerushalayim, which means the City of Peace. The Old City is divided into four quarters; the Christian Quarter, the Muslim Quarter, the Jewish Quarter, and the Armenian Quarter.
During your visit here, you will be awed by a sense of history and spiritual significance. Yes, al-Quds is a city with a special design; its effect on visitors is unique and eternal.
Jerusalem Alquds has always been the crossways between different races and worlds. centered in only around 100 feet are Al-Aqsa Mosque, Holy Sepulcher, and Wailing Wall the important sacred sites of the three principal monotheistic religions.
The world’s center for religion and history is AL QUDS. A bizarre, bustling city that is sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians—more than one-third of the world’s population—is known as Jerusalem. It is as special as she is one-of-a-kind. Beyond her religious and historical importance, It is the Israeli nation’s capital and a modern, vibrant city. To truly believe in it , one must visit it.
It is a terrific destination to explore on your own, but if this is your first trip here, a tour is absolutely necessary. With so much to see and learn, having a knowledgeable guide at your side is essential and well worth the money.
GET LOST IN THE OLD CITY
Jerusalem is a fascinating city, but it’s also an excellent starting point for exploring the region. Take a break from the sights and the bustle of the city and travel with pickup and drop-off from Jerusalem to Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea. Or visit the beautiful Galilee in Israel’s breathtaking north.
Whether you’re taking in the historical sites or the new and innovative parts of the city, we are sure you will have no trouble filling your days while visiting Jerusalem, especially now that you’ve read our Jerusalem bucket list.
Where to eat
Jerusalem has expanded its culinary options to suit all palates, from quick bites to exquisite dining. It makes no difference if you want kosher food or just real, rich tastes. You won’t be dissatisfied with the developing scene that has grown over the years! Here are a few fine-dining restaurant recommendations:
The area around the Mahane Yehuda Market provides some great dishes that you should visit if you love authentic food experiences:
STREET EATS – MARKET FINDS
The eateries listed which mentioned above will provide an excellent eating experience. However, fast meals that you can get while you are out exploring :
While you spend your days navigating the Old City and seeing all of Jerusalem’s attractions, there’s always the opportunity to break up your tour and pay attention to a few other bucket list locations that people genuinely adore:
Weekend Shabbat (Friday evening to Saturday evening) in the Holy City is a unique experience that cannot be paralleled to a weekend anywhere else in the nation. Make sure to shop before Friday’s early afternoon shop closing time. Our recommendations for weekend activities in Jerusalem include the following:
ESCAPE THE CITY
One of the things you must do in Jerusalem is explore the Old City. In fact, no Jerusalem bucket list is complete without seeing the most important landmarks in Christianity and Judaism. On this Jerusalem Walking Tour, you may see the Church of the Sepulchre, the Via Dolorosa, and the Western Wall as well as the contemporary city outside the walls.
Or why not plan a day of seeing different landmarks? On our Jerusalem, Dead Sea, and Bethlehem Tour, combine a morning in the Old City with an afternoon spent visiting the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and the Dead Sea.
While you walking through the Old City, purchase a pair of handmade leather sandals, or a great ceramic bowl. These along with spices, candies, trinkets, and sweets are all worth purchasing from the Old City market. After taking a guided tour (because we don’t want you to get too lost), to have a real Jerusalem experience, return to the Old City on your own to truly get lost in its winding alleys.