Excursion «2. Jerusalem of three religions»

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Jerusalem is the holy city for the 3 major western religions.

You can find a panoramic view of historical and modern parts of Jerusalem.

The Old Town is a sightseeing tour of the Jewish, Christian and Armenian places of the Old Town.

The Last Supper Room also known as Cenaculum and the Dormition Abbey located at the Mount Zion that traditionally held to be the site of the Last Supper.

The last 5 stops on the Via Dolorosa leading up to the place of the crucifixion, death and resurrection. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is one of the most important shrines in the Christian world. The modern church stands where the Church on Golgotha, the chapel of the Holy Sepulcher church of the Resurrection used to stand. The church includes other numerous chapels and monasteries serving different denominations.

The Wailing Wall is the most holy place in Judaism. It marks the memories and prayers of the Jewish people for the First and Second Temples and the dream of the Third Temple.

*Note: Modest clothing is required for men and women.

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Jerusalem is not only the capital of modern Israel, but also a city which, for many centuries, has been the "center of the world" for Jews, Christians and Muslims.

No other city on the planet can  compare with it, because only Jerusalem has such a rich spiritual and historical attraction.

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The Western Wall or the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem is the wall preserved after the destruction of the First and Second Temples of the Jews. The Arabs, who saw how the Jews grieve over the destruction of the temple, called this place the Wailing Wall. Currently, there is a tradition: when you standing at the front of  Wailing Wall you can  make the most secret dreams. You can also put a note between the stones of the Wall with a cherished desire, which will certainly come true. When you are planning to visit the Wailing Wall, it should be remembered that this is possible only in modest clothing that covers the knees and shoulders.

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In Jerusalem there is the Church of the Holy Sepulcher revered by all Christians. The part  of that churrch is one of the most important shrines of the Christian world - Golgotha or Calvary ​​(the mountain on which Jesus was crucified).
To the right of the main entrance to the Temple there are steps - you can follow them to Calvary. This holy place is surrounded by candles and lamps. Under the altar of the Orthodox chapel, located on Calvary, there is a deepening marked by a silver circle. If you put down your hand, you can touch the place where  stood the cross, on which Jesus was crucified.
Believers from different countries come to Jerusalem to visit the most important attraction - the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and touch Golgotha.

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Church of the Holy Sepulcher (Church of the Resurrection) - the main shrine and place of pilgrimage for all Christians around the world.  It is the place of the convergence of the Holy Fire, were Jesus Christ was crucified,  buried and resurrected. 

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 Mount of Olives is the highest mountain in the district of the city of Jerusalem. On the top of that mount located  observation deck, which very popular for city guests. Many excursions in Jerusalem begining  with a visit to this particular place.
From a height of almost 800-hundred meters, the gaze offers a magnificent view of Jerusalem and its attractions, as well as Mount Zion.
At the top of Mount of Olives is a Russian convent, on the territory of which stands the famous bell tower - it can be seen from almost anywhere in Jerusalem (the height of the building is sixty-four meters).
On the observation deck you can take pictures (the pictures are simply amazing), as well as explore the city in more detail with binoculars. Visiting  the observation deck on Mount of Olives will bring a lot of pleasure and leave unforgettable emotions.

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At this part of the city located  its main attractions are concentrated. In the Old City are the main shrines of three religions: Muslim, Jewish and Christian. There are also several quarters in which Jews, Arabs, Christians and Armenians live. Despite the fact that Armenians also are Christians, separate services are held for them in temples, and they live separately. In the Armenian quarter there are practically no tourist excursions. Everyone can see the stunning monuments of ancient architecture, just a walk through the Old Town. The Tower of David, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the preserved Roman shopping street, the Wailing Wall and many other sights of Jerusalem are open for tourists.

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On the way from the Roman praetorium to Calvary passed the mournful path of Jesus Christ.  Fourteen forced stops were made along the way, due to circumstances stopping the sad procession, now called stations. Small churches or chapels were built on the site of the first ten stations. The remaining four can be seen in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Having walked along the Way of the Cross, you can see and feel what Jesus had to endure.

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In the building where the tomb of King David is located, on the second floor located the Upper Room. There took place the Passover meal of Jesus and his apostles , after which Judas betrayed Christ. Seven weeks later, the Holy Spirit appeared in the Upper Room.  After that, the apostles of Christ spoke in many different languages and went around the world to preach the New Testament. The scene of the Last Supper is reflected in the works of famous artists and icon painters.

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The Tomb of Jesus in the rock  is the main shrine of the Christian world. In this tomb, according to the Gospel, Jesus Christ was buried after the crucifixion and was resurrected on the third day.

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Nabi Daud Mosque is located on the top of Mount Zion in Jerusalem. It is part of a large religious complex.
On the ground floor of the complex is the Tomb of King David (therefore, the mosque bears his name, Daud in translation - David). The sarcophagus is in a separate room and is a synagogue for the Jews. On the top floor - The Upper Room- the place is popular among Christian pilgrims.
The religious complex is surrounded by an arched covered colonnade and a minaret rises above it. In any room of the complex you can see the mihraba (a niche in the wall) of the XIV-XVI centuries, indicating to Muslims the direction of prayer to Mecca.

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In the old part of the city of Jerusalem stands an ancient building that has survived for several thousand years, where the chamber of the Last Supper is located. On the ground floor of this building is the tomb of King David. He was a great king, the brightest figure of the Old Testament. He united Israel into a powerful, powerful state, making Jerusalem its main capital, and established the Ark of the Covenant on Mount Zion. Before his death, David handed over to his son Solomon the means and all the necessary drawings for the construction of the First Temple. He is revered both in Christianity, and in Judaism and in Islam.

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In Jerusalem, in the Jewish Quarter, is the Hurva Synagogue, there is a landmark with a long dramatic history.
The synagogue was founded in the early seventeenth century. The Jews had to borrow money from the Arabs to build it, but they failed to repay the debt for twenty years. As a result, Muslims destroyed the synagogue. Only in the second half of the nineteenth century the restoration of the building take place. However, this time it did not stand for long either - in the middle of the twentieth century the synagogue was again destroyed by Arab troops. After more than half a century, the synagogue was built again, its opening took place in the spring of 2010.
The new synagogue is beautiful, both outside and inside. In the basement of the building are stored ancient finds discovered during archaeological excavations - every guest has the opportunity to look at them from a special balcony.

Условия отмены заказа: при отмене туристом экскурсии менее чем за 2 дня – неустойка 100%, при переносе – 50%, если не куплена страховка от невыезда.

Важно:

  • Опоздавшим и не вышедшим на экскурсию деньги не возвращаются.
  • За утерянные вещи фирма ответственности не несет.
  • Не принимаются заявки на экскурсии для детей младше 5 лет
  • Ответственность за наличие индивидуального страхового полиса ложится на туриста.
  • Возможно ожидание туристами автобуса до 30 минут.
  • Возможны незначительные изменения маршрута.
  • Компания оставляет за собой право менять время выезда на экскурсию, о чем накануне сообщается туристу.
  •  Нет указания мест в автобуcе. Посадка и высадка  осуществляется только в назначенных местах.
  • Посещение святых мест разрешено только в скромной одежде (плечи и колени должны быть закрыты).
  • Посещение Кувуклии не гарантировано.
  • Уровень физической нагрузки: 4/5

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