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Jerusalem: Shabbat Walking Tour

Product ID: 57380
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Learn about different aspects of Orthodox Judaism on a 2-hour guided tour of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem and experience the Shabbat ritual at sites such as the Western Wall, Hurva Synagogue, and more.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Jewish Quarter of the Old City
  • See the Hurva Synagogue
  • Learn about different aspects of Judaism
  • Admire the four Sephardic Synagogues
  • Go to the Western Wall to watch how the Shabbat is celebrated
Full description
Experience the Jewish tradition of Shabbat (Sabbath) on a guided tour of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem as the sun begins to set over the city walls.

Learn about aspects of Orthodox Judaism at the time that Jews stop working early and head home to celebrate the end of the week. Marvel as the city comes alive with Jews from all streams of Judaism, making their way to sites such as the Western Wall.

Discover how the ritual is celebrated at different venues, such as the Hurva Synagogue, founded in the early 18th century by followers of Judah heHasid. Hear the songs and prayers of Shabbat at the four Sephardic Synagogues complex, built at different periods to accommodate the religious needs of the Sephardic community, each practicing a different rite.
Includes
  • Guided tour with a local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem. They will be wearing a red shirt for ease of contact.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free, but you could be asked for a valid ID for children joining the tour
• This tour usually finishes at the Wailing Wall, but you can also walk back to Jaffa Gate with the guide
• Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.
• While the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.7 / 5
based on 14 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.1/5
Organization
4.1/5
Value for money
3.5/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Sandemans New Europe - Israel

Product ID: 57380