The Jewish quarter and the Christian quarter of the old city are the most special places to me. I love the archaeology that is evident in this section and the newness and cleanest of the Jewish quarter is wonderful.
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Very spiritual and lots of fabulous jewelry crafts and and judaica for purchase. A few small cafes and restaurants..Many historical sites.
It's like traveling back in time, when we were there, (only 2 days) we saw bar mitzvah, and a jewish wedding. Lots of orthodox jew, completely different world, different culture.
The Jewish Quarter is small composted to the Arab section. I had thought it would be much larger. Many of the stores are owned by the same people though they do sell varied merchandise. The Cardo ,as it is called, is clean and not crowded....More
The old Jewish Quarter is full of history and holiness. It is best to get an overview with a tour guide and then you can explore all you want on your own.
The Jewish Quarter is one of Old Jerusalem's religious Quarters. The others are Christian, Muslim, and Armenian. They all contain historical and religious sites, restaurants, coffee shops, vendors selling everything and everywhere "under the sun", and people, people, people! It's a Must See for visitors---especially...More
Wander across the old city and suddenly you emerge into the Jewish quarter, so different from the rest of the Old City. The peace and beautiful shops , the wonderful buildings and the local people who make you so welcome all make for a truly...More
Amazing revitalization of this ancient city. Imagine how the ancient Children of Israel lived before and after the Roman conquest. Find the bougainvillea that adorn the city.