Walking the streets of the old Jerusalem

It was the middle of August and we found ourselves in the old city of Jerusalem. The historic importance of this place just blew my mind. The four quarters, the mixture of traditions, stories, lives… It is a cradle of our civilization and the axe of the world!

The Immovable Ladder at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre presents comic explanation to many problems that occurs in the Middle East today. Now add a few more centuries-long traditions and believes and here we go… the melting pot…

But let’s leave the differences aside. Instead, I want to take you on the tour to the old Jerusalem. In the end, there is a reason to why every corner of this place means so much to all of us, no matter which God we pray to or where we come from… Coincidence?

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Walking towards the Jaffa gate

Jaffa gate

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Best snacks in town
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Possibly the oldest market there is…

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The best sandwitches in the Muslim quarter
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Yummy…

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Visit Palestine!
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Guide Ryan is trying to explain what belongs to who in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
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Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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Magic carpets

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The Western wall from above

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The church, the minaret and the Temple Mount/Dome of the Rock …
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View to Jerusalem from the roof of Austrian Hospice

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Views to the Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives

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Meeting the future football star

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