Jerusalem Jewish Quarter
This religious and spiritual destination is one of four historic quarters that make up the famed city of Jerusalem. Travelers seeking a touchstone to the past will find just what they’re after on a visit to this place that dates back to the Roman Empire.
Ancient ruins uncovered by archaeologists from Hebrew University are in a handful of museums and parks in the Jewish Quarter, including a 2,200-year-old image of a Temple menorah and portions of the Israelite Tower. A stunning pool built by the Romans was discovered in 2010. Travelers will find this homage to another lifetime filled with terracotta roof tiles, mosaic floors and regal steps.
In addition to archaeological ruins, visitors can tour several of the other historic and religious sites that are scattered across the Jewish Quarter. The famous Western Wall, several synagogues, a handful of Yeshivas and an abandoned mosque offer insight into the culture and traditions of this diverse city. The eclectic stalls and contagious energy of Cado market and Hurva Square offer travelers a taste of local life, too.
Ways to experience Jerusalem Jewish Quarter
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Private Tour: Highlights of Israel Day Trip from Jerusalem Including Old Jerusalem, Western Wall and the Dead Sea
What's the best way to experience Jerusalem Jewish Quarter?
- Old and New Jerusalem Full-Day Tour
- Jerusalem Half Day Tour: Holy Sepulchre and Western Wall
- Jerusalem Full Day Tour
- Ashdod Shore Excursion: ALL Jerusalem Highlights + visit to Bethlehem
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