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Address: Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Enjoy an interesting look into the the ancient markets of Jerusalem, with...

Enjoy an interesting look into the the ancient markets of Jerusalem, with Roman columns, a mural, and the Madaba Map- an amazing mosaic depicting ancient Jerusalem.

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The ruins of Old Jerusalem

Not a lot to see here, but with a guide it's more interesting. Takes just a few moments to walk by and you'll get a sense of what it was like to live here eons ago.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not a lot to see here, but with a guide it's more interesting. Takes just a few moments to walk by and you'll get a sense of what it was like to live here eons ago.

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Parker, Colorado, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to haggle, this is the place for you! Being a woman, I'm not received as well as my husband, who can usually get things 75% less than first quoted. He gets a thrill from getting a great price on any souvenir you could want, even if you don't want to haggle, it's fun to get lost wondering... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a shopping street (market) that is currently below ground. Back in the day of the Romans it was ground level but the city has been rebuilt so many times its now below ground.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk-able section of what must have been the Main Street of it's day. The area is now occupied by galleries and upscale shops. A stop along the walk to see the Broad Wall, Hurva Square, Rothschild House, Ramban Synagogue, Tiferet Yisrael St, Western Wall.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked through the Jewish Quarter in the old city which has developed layer by layer over the centuries.The present city is well above the Cardo which was constructed by the Romans around the 1st century AD. The Cardo or central thoroughfare which runs North to South, was a feature of every large Roman city.It is symbolic of the fact... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking along the cardo gives you a feel of the ancient life 2000 years, when the jews bought stuff in the market... you imagine the once noisy and busy life of exchange... The strong posts and cobbled stones are my favorite backgrounds for filming! Really an authentic feel of the past!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I wasn't aware of this and i had not visited it the first time that I was here 40 years ago. It is possible that it was not there.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very well preserved - at least partially - Jerusalem Cardio is a fantastic area to explore! Cardo was north-south street in ancient Roman cities. Jerusalem Cardo was paved in 2nd century and improved in 6th century as wide colonnaded street and likely a busy market. Its level is now much lower than the current level of the Jewish Quarter modern... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Situated in Jewish Quarter, The Cardo is ruins from Roman times. You can see some columns and mural and then many souvenir shops.

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

It was fun walking along the ancient Cardo up to the mural which depicted the scene thousands of years ago. Be sure to take a picture of your travelers against the ancient mural.

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