Eternal Jerusalem

  • Port

    Ashdod, Israel

  • Activity level

    TBC

  • Activity type

    Shopping, TC

  • Wheelchair accessible

    NO

  • Cost From

    Adults

    USD152.0 per person

  • Minimum age

    21

  • Duration

    Approximately 9.00 hours.

  • Meals included

    No

Created by an act of the Knesset, Yad VeShem enshrines the most traumatic event in Jewish history, the Holocaust. Encircled by the Avenue of the Righteous, the site includes a Historical Museum and the Children�s Memorial. In a dark room, 500 mirrors reflect the flame of candles while voices intone the names of the 1� million children who perished during the Holocaust. At the Israel Museum you will have the opportunity to visit the Shrine of the Book housing the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as the model of the 2nd Temple era.Enjoy lunch accompanied with wine before setting off on a walking tour, which begins at Zion�s gate and includes a visit of the Tomb of King David within a 5th century synagogue. Continue to the Western or Wailing Wall which is part of the Temple Mount Foundation erected by Herod The Great and the most sacred Jewish shrine in Jerusalem. Walk along the Cardo Maximus, the Roman high street built in 135 AD when Jerusalem was the Roman city of Aelia Capitolina.Stop at a souvenir shop in Jerusalem for a chance to purchase some gifts.