View the religious neighborhood of Meah Shearim, established in 1874, outside the walls of the Old City, the Sherover – Haas Promenade, a walkway in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood offering a panoramic view encompassing all of Jerusalem and more.
KEVARIM / ANCIENT GRAVES
Mt. Herzl is the final resting place of Israeli soldiers and Theodore Herzl, Golda Meir, and Yitzhak Rabin. Tour the ancient Mt of Olives cemetery containing numerous graves from ancient times to today and reflect on the magnificent view of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem’s famous open-air market full of interesting stalls to explore and tasty treats.
View the grand columns of the Cardo Maximus, the Jerusalem main street dating to Roman-Byzantine times. Today it houses a mural, great shopping and remnants.
SECOND TEMPLE MODEL
Enjoy the free audio accompanying a tour of this 2000 square meter, 50:1 scale model of how Jerusalem and the Second Temple looked in 66 CE.
SOUTHERN WALL EXCAVATIONS
View excavated structural remnants of the southwestern side of the Temple Mount, including “Robinson’s Arch,” from the bridge and walkway connecting the Temple to the city.
THE BURNT HOUSE
Tour the remains of the beautiful Cohanim Katros family home, burned during the Roman conquest of the Upper City in the same fire that destroyed the Temple.
THE CITY OF DAVID
A taste of the biblical history of David’s city, experienced through the somewhat damp experience of touring Hezekiah’s 3,000 year-old tunnel.
All that remains of an 8th century BCE wall, rich with history, built as it was by King Hezekiah to defend the city against Assyrian King Sennacherib.
THE HERODIAN QUARTER
How the other half lived: view the reconstructed remains of dwellings where members of the Jewish aristocracy of Jerusalem lived during the first century.
THE KOTEL TUNNELS
Take a 75 minute tour of the historic below-ground tunnels and view this engineering feat running the length of the Temple Mount’s Western Wall.
THE OLD CITY AND ITS SYNAGOGUES
Gain new understanding of the four quarters and revisit the history of Jewish settlement and Jewish worship in the Old City. See the Hurva Synagogue, originally built in 1700, destroyed twice it reopened March 15, 2010 in an emotional ceremony.
TEMPLE INSTITUTE (MACHON HAMIKDOSH)
The Temple Institute displays the largest collection of Temple vessels and items in the world including 70 vessels that are ready for immediate use when the Temple is rebuilt, priestly garments and a gold and marble model of the Second Temple/
Step into history with this 30 minute multimedia experience encapsulating 3,000 years of Jerusalem history with state of the art projectors, motion seats and special effects in 8 language choices.
Explore additional Jerusalem sites as Ramat Rachel, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Biblical Zoo, the Knesset and more! Ask your tour guide for recommendations.
TOWER OF DAVID
Learn about the lengthy, holy, war-torn history of Jerusalem, view archaeological remnants from various times in history, a 14 minute file and contemporary artwork. A 45 minute multi-sensory “Night Spectacular” show telling Jerusalem’s history can be booked.