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Nimrod Fortress

A short account of the Nimrod Fortress, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

The Nimrod Fortress is the biggest and most well-preserved medieval mountain fortress in the country. It sits on the slopes of Mt. Hermon, on the highway from northern Israel and southern Lebanon, through Banias, to the Golan Heights and Syria. […]

Tower of David (the Citadel)

A short account of the Tower of David (the Citadel), given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

Jerusalem’s old citadel stands at one of the highest spots in the Old City, has the view of the entire city, and guards the entrance to the city from the west –  the Jaffa Gate. This is […]

The Promenade

A short account of the Promenade, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

At the southeastern part of Jerusalem, the view of the Old City to the north and the Judean Desert to the east is one of the most beautiful lookouts of the city.

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The Promenade […]

The Cardo in Jerusalem

A short account of the Cardo in Jerusalem, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

All Roman cities, like the earlier Greek cities, were planned and designed in the same way – having straight-lined streets and avenues, with the city’s commercial, cultural and social areas at the very center. All of the streets running […]

Cenacle (last supper room)

A short account of the Cenacle (Room of the Last Supper), given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

The traditional place of The Last Supper is outside of the current  walls of Jerusalem in an area called Mt. Zion. This area was a part of the city during the time of Jesus. To get […]

Katzrin

A short account of Katzrin, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

In the central part of the Golan Heights, near the modern town of Katzrin, you can find the remains of a Jewish village dating back to the Roman and Byzantine periods (2nd -7th centuries). Unlike other ancient Jewish villages that existed on the Golan, […]

The German Colony in Jerusalem

A short account of the German Colony, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

The German Colony is a very vibrant and attractive part of Jerusalem and has a special atmosphere. It can be thought of as the Greenwich Village of Jerusalem.

Why German and why Colony?

The story of the Germans in the Holy Land […]

Gamla

A short account of Gamla, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

“…for it was situated upon a rough ridge of a high mountain, with a kind of neck in the middle: where it begins to ascend, it lengthens itself, and declines as much downward before as behind, insomuch that it is like a […]

Ein Hod

A short account of Ein Hod, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

The artists’ village of Ein Hod is a charming place on the western slopes of Mount Carmel not far from Haifa. Prior to 1948, it was an Arab village, named Ein Hawd, but during the war its inhabitants fled and settled in […]

Ben Gurion’s Hut

A short account of Ben Gurion’s Hut, given by your Israel & Jerusalem private tour guide

In 1952, the legendary prime minister of the State of Israel, David Ben Gurion, traveled through the central Negev Desert. There, he saw a group of young people, working very hard and living in tents. He stopped to speak with […]

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