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Ramparts Walk

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Address: Jaffa Gate | Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-627-7550
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Private Tour: Western Wall Tunnel and Old City Wall Promenade in Jerusalem
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This walk is well priced. Can be short or long depending on your time or needs. It is narrow but has all safety elements. It's on top of stones so rough in places and some of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This walk is well priced. Can be short or long depending on your time or needs. It is narrow but has all safety elements. It's on top of stones so rough in places and some of the stairs are steep. But the views are good

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Grass Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We started the walk from the Jaffa Gate and walked towards the Western Wall. It was a cold drizzly walk at the end of January. Be careful on the slippery stones and steps. Great views.

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We started up the Ramparts but had to stop beacause we are in our 70's and there were no rails on a lot of the stairs. However, it looked interesting and we recommend it for younger people. We may attempt this when we go back with a guide.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Following the Ramparts Walk creates an opportunity to do a "city hike". It can be picked up in many places. Easiest is near the Tower of David. Tickets can be bought near Jaffa Gate and you can walk in two directions. It is an alternative way to see the city if you have extra time.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See the city in a completely different way to all the other tourists who are herded along down crowded laneways with gimmicky stalls. On these walls you can see the "behind the scenes" old city. And yes, even imagine scenes from the Bible on ramparts that were most likely there from the times the Word was written.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Commencing near the Jaffa Gate, the rampart walk is actually two walks - one leading clockwise to the New Gate and the other leading anti-clockwise to the Zion Gate. They can both be completed in a single day with a single ticket. The walk is well constructed and provides some pretty outlooks, however there are long periods with little to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a "climb" and if non-physical, maybe think twice... but the 35-40 min walk gives good overview to different areas outside and inside the Walls of Old City. Download audio tour and do it on a nice sunny day...

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a pay attraction, tickets can be bought near the Jaffa Gate tourist information office.Has two separate sections (south and north), both with entrance near Jaffa gate and several exits. The view is nice from the top, and you can see much more from the city than just walking on the narrow streets.

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London, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We enjoyed very much the ramparts walk as it gives a different perspective on the Old City with its wonderful views. You cannot do a full circle but it is split in two so important you do both sides, each with its distinctive entrance.Your entrance ticket is valid for two days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This was a highlight for us. The views and experience were great. I would do this again. A very kid friendly experience.

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