The Cardo
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Temporarily closed Enjoy an interesting look into the the ancient markets of Jerusalem, with Roman columns, a mural, and the Madaba Map- an amazing mosaic depicting ancient Jerusalem.
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,349 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
The Cardo dates from ancient times. In the Roman era, it was Jerusalem's main street. These days, you can follow the Cardo through the heart of the Old City. It's said that the Roman Emperor Hadrian extended the Cardo in 135AD, when Jerusalem was renamed Aelia Capitolina, following the fall of the city to Rome. By the way, you can access the Holy Sepulcher from the Cardo.
Written October 28, 2023
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Noraatc
Sudbury, MA38,370 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
The Cardo Maximus was the wide boulevard of the ancient Roman city of Aelia Capitolina, the are established by the Roman Emperor Hadrian in 135 AD on the site of the destroyed city of Jerusalem. It was a busy market street back in the Roman and Byzantine days and the artisan shops are still flourishing around it now. Only the remnants of the Roman columns are left and they are visible from the street level.
Written April 12, 2023
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J N
Enschede, The Netherlands14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Between all the highlights within reach, this old corridor is easily forgotten. But it shouldn't. Easily accesible, and you only need 10 minutes, but can spend half an hour too. Tasteful reconstructions. Informative of the historical function within the old city.
Written March 28, 2023
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JrnyJunkie
Cleveland, OH954 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Lovely mosaic murals of what the shops might have looked like during Roman times. A nice reprieve from the crowds as well.
Written March 10, 2023
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Diane B
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The Cardo has great and unusual art and jewelry. It definitely is worth visiting - It is a nicely tucked away treasure.
Written January 10, 2023
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flyingwish
Westminster, MD167 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
We visited the Cardo as part of our tour. It was nice to learn about the history of this place. Must visit if you are in the old city.
Written January 4, 2023
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Angel Lazar
Jerusalem, Israel153 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Solo
Ok, these art galleries are the best of the best with exquisite Biblical Art & Jewellrey! I can't wait to buy some pieces once I get my apartment! I'm in love with them!
Written December 27, 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,349 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
The Cardo is an ancient arcade in the Old City of Jerusalem that dates from Roman times, when it formed one of the city's main axes. It has been rebuilt, it's popular as a place for a stroll on Saturday night.
Written October 30, 2022
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ken j
Manalapan, NJ904 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
We stopped here as part of an Israel tour. It is fun to walk through. Stop at the Blue and White Gallery, the prints are very creative and not expensive. The owner is a great guy.
Written February 21, 2022
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Damir V.
Varazdin, Croatia73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
It is really strange to feel the energy you can not explain.
This is Jerusalem, any part of this strange, beautiful city.
Written June 30, 2021
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