Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world, and is seen by Christianity, Judaism, and Islam as their birthplace and capital. On this day tour, discover the these three religions and their holy sites, as well as the fascinating mix of people and community. Learn about the rich history and amazing stories on this private heritage-history tour you just can’t miss!
Aboard your private, air conditioned vehicle, we will take you to see some of Jerusalem’s most important sites. We will tour the Old City of Jerusalem, where we will visit the Dome of the Rock, on the Temple Mount. Built in 691 CE, it is one of the oldest buildings of Islamic architecture, as well as one of Jerusalem’s most recognizable heritage sites.
Also located in the Old City of Jerusalem is The Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall, or Kotel. We will visit the Western Wall, which has been a site for Jewish pilgrimage and prayer for centuries. Our tour then continues along the Via Dolorosa to the place of crucifixion, not far from the Western Wall.
The next stop on our tour is Bethlehem, located approximately 10km from Jerusalem. For over 2000 years, thousands of Christians have made their pilgrimage to the Church of Nativity during the Christmas season. We will also visit Rachel’s Tomb, an important holy site. We will then return to Jerusalem for the conclusion of the tour.