Jerusalem: Dual Narrative Tour

Jerusalem: Dual Narrative Tour

Two Tour Guides, One City. 

Featured by National Geographic and TED, the Dual Narrative Tour (TM) is a multi-perspective Jerusalem experience presented by one Jewish Israeli and one Palestinian tour guide together. See the Old City's most famous sites. Understand deep religious and national ties to Jerusalem, consider recent tensions, and ponder the city’s future.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Jaffa Gate, Omar Ben El-Hatab St., Jerusalem Israel

Introduction to Jerusalem and geography of Israel and Palestine. What does the sign at the entrance to the Old City tell us about how ruling powers assert their claims over space-

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Armenian Quarter, David Street Armenian Patriarchate Road, Jerusalem Israel

Notice signage commemorating the Armenian genocide and discuss. Learn about Armenian history and identity in Jerusalem, and where this community fits on such a diverse religious and political landscape.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the Roman Cardo and understand the Israeli narrative linking Jewish life today to Jerusalem during previous historical epochs. What lies beneath the surface of this excavation, and which layers were removed to reach the current configuration-

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St Mark's Syriac Church, Ararat Street, Jerusalem Israel

Stop above the church at a rooftop looking towards East Jerusalem - review Jerusalem's borders and major landmarks

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, Christian Quarter, Jerusalem Israel

Understand significance of this site in Christian tradition, and in Israeli and Palestinian narratives. Visit major sites within church itself.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem Israel

Walk through Muslim Quarter and learn about various communities in the Old City, links to Muslim world, and current tensions.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Western Wall Plaza Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500 Israel

After passing through Wadi Road, enter Western Wall/Al Buraq square. Learn about the Second Temple in Jerusalem and the millennia-old tradition of Jewish pilgrimage to stand beside its remains. Hear also about "Al Buraq," and the Islamic story of Muhammed's flight to Jerusalem. What did this open complex look like before and after it was captured by Israel more than 50 years ago-

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Al Masjid Al Aqsa, Temple Mount, Jerusalem Israel

Ascend to the Temple Mount/Noble Sanctuary complex and understand the historic importance of this site for three religions. View the magnificently tiled Dome of the Rock shrine and Al Aqsa mosque. Why is this platform such flash point in the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians-

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, Via Dolorosa Old Town, Jerusalem Israel

Conclude near the 5th Station of the Cross and Austrian Hospice. Final guide reflections and time for Q&A.

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women."
"DO NOT bring large electronics"
"Bring hat to block sun and plenty of water"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"



Horário de Início: 9:30 AM
Duração: 4 Hours
Ponto de partida: Jaffa Gate, Omar Ibn Katab, Jerusalem

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluído

  • 2 Professional guides
  • Tour escort/host

Não Incluído

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions

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