- Full day trip from Tel Aviv to the City of David, Jerusalem
- Enjoy panoramic views from the Mount of Olives
- See the Tomb of King David and the Hall of the Last Supper
- Explore the Jewish quarter and visit the Zion Gate, Sephardic Synagogues and Herodian Mansions
- Witness ongoing excavations at the City of David
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Traveling along the Kidron Valley you will pass the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed prior to his Crucifixion, before continuing to the walls of the Old City. From here, take a short drive to Mount Zion to visit the tomb of King David – the second King of Israel, famed for the David and Goliath battle. Close to his tomb is the Hall of the Last Supper, where Jesus shared the Last Supper with his disciples.
Enter the Jewish quarter via the Zion Gate (David’s Gate) and explore the four Sephardic synagogues from the 16th century, which have been restored to their former grandeur. Envisage how the wealthy Jerusalemites lived it up over 2000 years ago at the excavated Herodian Mansions. Once occupied by the rich, Jewish Temple priests and their families, these former luxury mansions were built on terraces (one of top of the other) so that each one had an unrestricted view of the temple.
Just south of the Old City, your day trip will head over to the narrow ridge running down from the Temple Mount. This hilltop ridge is the area of Jerusalem known as the City of David, captured by King David over three thousand years ago. Above ground, the City of David is a vibrant hive of activity, but it is underground where recent excavations reveal the most exciting archeological finds of the ancient world. Here you can sense the geographical significance of this striking ancient city before returning to Tel Aviv.
Reviewed by Mrs S I D, August 2011
A wonderful adventure through biblical history the guide was most informative and knowledgeable and patient with the different kinds of people in the group, all together a wonderful full day tour. which we would recommend to any one.
Reviewed by Natalie M, Canada, June 2011
This is a must. A lot of walking. Underground city has an option to see Hezekia's tunnel which requires water up to the knee...if i knew this I would have brought appropiate clothes to take this option. Make shure this is in the write up.....also payment into city of David is extra!!! Worth it though.