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Excursion № 7.
Gethsemane and general sightseeing tour of the Old city of Jerusalem
Panorama of the Temple Mount and the Old city of Jerusalem. View from Gethsemane
© The Orthodox Pilgrim Center "Russia in Colors" in Jerusalem
© Photo by Pavel Platonov March 31, 2007
Gethsemane is an integral part of the Biblical story. Here are such important and significant shrines as the Tomb of the Mother of God, the Church of All Nations of the famous Italian architect Antonio Barlucia on the site of the Catholic order of the Franciscans, with part of the preserved ancient Gethsemane garden, the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Mary Magdalene, built in 1888. After Gethsemane, our path continues through the Lion Gate on Via Dolorosa to the Wailing Wall of Mount Zion and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. The general excursion around the Old city of Jerusalem and its environs includes not only familiarity with the shrines of the three monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, but also reveals to the traveler an amazing world of history, archaeological excavations of recent times, cultural traditions of different countries that influenced the formation of the architectural appearance of the city Jerusalem. The amazing world and richness of diversity of different traditions, traditions and cultures are harmoniously intertwined in the narrow streets of the old city of Jerusalem, a holy city that hardly leaves anyone indifferent. The tour also includes a visit to the Western Wall.
The tour begins in the old city of Jerusalem (Old City, Jerusalem) at the Jaffa Gate. On the tour you need to have comfortable shoes, drinking water and a hat from the sun. Clothes should be like when visiting temples (men should not visit temples in shorts, women should have clothes with closed shoulders, do not have a neckline, short skirts and shorts, you can wear trousers).
The price for all participants of the tour is $ 250.We wish you a pleasant stay and an exciting journey and pilgrimage!
Prices are quoted in USD.
The price does not include the cost of paid entries along the route.
The tour starts from Jerusalem.
In case of accommodation of participants of excursion in Tel Aviv and its vicinities or in other cities of Israel, we can help to get to Jerusalem by public transport.
There is a possibility of delivery on excursions and back on our transport from the area of Tel Aviv and its environs and the Dead Sea for an additional fee.
The program provides an overview of the main attractions.
The program takes into account the wishes of the excursion.
A detailed program, taking into account the wishes of the excursionist, is made after consent to the cost of the services.
The tour is accompanied by Tour guide Pavel Platonov.
(Licenses of chartered guides of the Ministry of Tourism of the State of Israel No. 10103).
You can order the tour by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
And also by calling: + 972-545-336-297 (Wats up / Viber), (in Israel: 054-5336-297)
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"Russia in colours" in Jerusalem