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Exodus from the walls

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Location: Jerusalem

Period of time: 8h

Price: 422,50 € per group

Category: Rundgänge

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Day tours (private groups), group t...

Organisational Details

Participants: 1-20 person (Only group booking)

Registration:2 days before deadline

Languages:German, English

Booking option:Booking on fixed rate

Description of Tour

We stroll through the first residential quarter outside the walls: Mishkenot Shaanim, with its windmill, built in 1860.

Below the historic King David Hotel we reach Mamilla - from slum to chic shopping mile.

From here we come to the former French Hospital and the City Hall, as well as the Russian Quarter of 1864.

Through narrowest alleys we reach Mea Shearim, the Stettl with its deeply religious inhabitants. An immersion into a bygone world!

The Mahane Yehuda Market is our next stop, fresh fruits amp; vegetables, oriental delicacies, spices and freshly squeezed fruit juices are an experience for the senses.

Strengthened, we walk through the narrow streets of Nachlaot with its numerous tiny synagogues, built around 1880, and home to many of Israel's personalities.

Past the old Knesset (Parliament) we come to the Rechavia district, founded by the great Bauhaus architect Richard Kaufmann, here many German refugees settled after 1930.

Through Independence Park we walk to Nahalat Shiva, built shortly after 1860. Here or in the adjacent Ben Yehuda pedestrian zone we review the day over a cup of coffee.



Duration: full day, approx. 8 hours

The tour can of course be adapted to personal interests



Drinks and meals.


Please wear clothes that cover shoulders and knees for both men and women for Mea Shearim, as well as comfortable shoes.

Tour takes place Sunday through Thursday, excluding Jewish holidays.

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