|Dec. 22 Thursday||6:00||Pick-up in the hotel or at designated pick-up point |
Travel to Jerusalem.
The “I Love Jerusalem” sign for quick picture taking.
The Great Wall of Jerusalem
The Jaffa Gate.
The King David Citadel.
The Jewish Quarter
The Broad wall from King Hezekiah
The Hurva Synagogue and the Golden Menorah
The Temple Mount Lookout
The Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
The Western Wall. (prepare a written prayer to be inserted on the wall) The Temple Mount
* The Dome of the Rock
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
Note: The Temple Mount is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Muslim holidays
The Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man. (if open)
The Via Dolorosa;
The way of the cross.
The Holy Sepulchre Church: The holiest site in Christianity
* The site of the crucifixion and death of Jesus.
* The Tomb of Jesus and the site of the resurrection.
*** Lunch break
Travel to Bethlehem
The Shepherd’s Field
The Nativity Church
* The star of Bethlehem
* The manger The tomb of the innocents (if open)
The manger square
* The giant Christmas tree
* The Huge Nativity Scene
The Milk Grotto
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking
Travel to Tel-aviv.