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Israel Culinary Tour - Day 5

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Day 5 Take highway 1 to Jerusalem via the Judean Mountains. Start your visit in Israel's capital at the Tower of David Museum dedicated to the history of Jerusalem from the founding of the city to modern times, in its unique location in the old Turkish citadel near the Old City's Jaffa Gate. Continue to the Jewish Quarter, which was home to European and Sephardic Jews who prayed and studied during the centuries under Ottoman rule, to visit the Broad Wall, a 2700 year old defensive fortification; the Ariel - First Temple period museum; and Herodian Mansions. Descend from the Jewish Quarter to the Western Wall, the last remnant of the Herodian Temple Mount. Visit the Southern Wall Excavations. Walk on the original street from two thousand years ago, climb the ancient steps, and visit the Multimedia Davidson Center, in the basement of an eighth-century CE building. Wander the Old City markets, steeping yourself in its sights, sounds and aromas, and try your hand at hunting and bargaining for treasures. Dinner at one of the many fine restaurants in Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem For additional itinerary suggestions, please see: www.goisrael.com
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