Jerusalem – for the Christian Visitor
Pick up at Ashdod Port and travel directly to Jerusalem. Stop off at Mount of Olives for spectacular view of Jerusalem’s OldCity, the TempleMount, and Dome of the Rock. Stop off at the Garden of Gethsemene. Continue onto Jaffa Gate, viewing the surrounding area and appreciating the changes that have occurred through time. Begin a walking tour on MountZion, visiting the traditional site of King David’s tomb and the Coenaculum (the Room of the Last Supper). From here we’ll walk to the Jewish Quarter of the OldCity stopping off at the Roman Byzantine Cardo. We’ll descend to the Western Wall, holy site for Jews, as it is located at the base of the TempleMount. We will tour the Southern Wall excavations to appreciate how the Temple was built. From here, we’ll enter into the Moslem Quarter and walk through the shuk as we make our way along the Via Dolorosa. We’ll enter into the Christian Quarter to visit the church of the Holy Sepulcher. Return to Ashdod Port.