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Israel General Tour -Day 1

Day 1 Begin your visit in Jerusalem at the Mount of Olives -- the best place to start your Jerusalem experience, with its panoramic view of the Old City, its ancient Jewish cemetery and historic churches. Take the Ramparts Walk -- a walkway atop the Old City walls, with unforgettable views of the Old City from above and nearby areas of the New City (Entry points: Citadel moat, Jaffa and Damascus Gates). Continue to the Western Wall, revered as Judaism's most sacred site as the last remnant of the Second Temple. See Bar Mitzvahs on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. While at the Western Wall, arrange your schedule to join a public tour of the Western Wall Tunnels by enquiring at the Western Wall Heritage Foundation. Visit the Southern Wall Excavations, walking on the original two thousand-year old street and climbing the ancient steps. At the Davidson Center, in the basement of an eighth-century-CE palace, enjoy the high-definition film that depicts ancient pilgrimage to the Temple in a unique way and look into the possibility of seeing its virtual-reconstruction, high-definition interactive model. Continue to Mount Zion, to visit King David's Tomb, the Room of the Last Supper , and the Church of the Dormition - where by Catholic tradition Mary fell in to eternal sleep. Wander the Old City markets, steeping yourself in its sights, sounds and aromas, and try your hand at hunting and bargaining for treasures. Overnight in Jerusalem
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