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Address: Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 55-664-6684
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Yalla Basta, the leading market-tourism company in Israel, is an innovative...

Yalla Basta, the leading market-tourism company in Israel, is an innovative tourism project which offers new, savory ways to get acquainted with the wonders of the Israeli markets. Yalla Basta's Shuk Bites cards and guided tours enable you to meet, feel and taste the true rhythm of the most bubbly markets in Israel from the inside.

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Tour in Carmel Market

Very nice (and tasty..) tour - interesting and professional guide (Dafna) with a lot of knowledge and enthusiasm... Recommended!

Reviewed 19 March 2017
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice (and tasty..) tour - interesting and professional guide (Dafna) with a lot of knowledge and enthusiasm... Recommended!

Thank StrommerGR
Netanya, Israel
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were six friends on the Nazereth Bites Tour. All of us have been to Nazereth many times previously but this was the most fun..Great food in many different settings with courteous and interesting people serving up their delicious wares- hot apple cider, felafel, sweet desserts,hummus etc. A wonderful day wandering around the market,enjoying the smells, tastes and culture. Highly... More 

Thank jude303
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We started off the trip with delicious doughnuts (it was a tour on channukah so this was the traditional thing to do). We then proceeded to a number of different shops and landmark restaurants where we sampled a variety of foods - all with great stories. Then we got a tour of the Machane Yehuda market itself, and went to... More 

Thank A P
Newton, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Shuki Hadju took us on a tasting tour of the Machaneh Yehuda marketplace in Jerusalem that was absolutely fabulous, a highlight of our trip. We visited an extraordinary array of food stalls featuring Middle Eastern and international flavors, tasting everything! Shuki knows every nook and cranny of the marketplace. His tour is second to none! Don't miss this valuable experience.... More 

Thank Sumnerslavin200
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We came as a group, from my working place. We met Orit, our guide, who started by telling us the brief history of the area, eat a warm Rogalach (a small finger size cake) that was delicious, and had a shot of Araq (a great aniseed drink). A great way to open a tour (and a day. For us it... More 

Thank TRLPhoto
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We did the Machane Yehuda market tour with Orit as our fantastic guide. We've done food tours in major cities all over the world, but there is truly something uniquely colourful and mesmerising about the shuk in the heart of this city on a hill. The riot of tastes, sights and sounds is a veritable banquet for the senses, and... More 

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Orinda, California
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We went on the Manche Yehuda food tour today and it was fantastic! We loved our guide Shuki. He was enthusiastic and informative. He grew up in the neighborhood and knows all the vendors and restaurant owners. He shared many great stories. Even my picky 16 year old enjoyed most of the food. I highly recommend. Be sure to go... More 

Thank MoFoodLover
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

we had a great time locating the various places, everything we had was delicious my teenagers did the whole thing like a treasure hunt.

Thank Tracy A
Long Island, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The tour was fantastic! Nurit was fun, knowledgeable, interesting and entertaining. We learned so much about different cultures and cuisines that make up the flavorful Shuk Machane Yehuda. Nurit is like a celebrity, all the shopkeepers know her. We sampled food from 12 different restaurants. We would like to send our children on the same tour when they come to... More 

Thank gasmdwh
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I booked only one bite card for two people, and it proved that the food was totally enough for 2 girls. I had traveled to Machne Yehuda for a few times but this bite card tour still offered me surprise and led me to some great excellent restaurants I hadn't been. Totally recommend the kubba, the burger and the juice.... More 

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