Neighbourhoods in Jerusalem

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Neighbourhoods in Jerusalem

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  • Tessie Mayo
    Brownwood, TX26 contributions
    A place where ancient meets modern, where religious meets secular. You get out of it what you seek, and it's an incredible experience!
    Written 2 February 2023
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  • KodoDrummer
    Buenos Aires, Argentina64,689 contributions
    A walk through the historic streets of this quadrant. It is somewhat commercialized with all the vendors along the narrow cobblestone walkways. I walked through the area on three days, which included two visits to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Many Christian faiths are present in the area and share custody of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Among others they include the Greek Orthodox, the Roman Catholic, and the Armenian Orthodox,
    Written 13 December 2022
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia12,147 contributions
    The Armenians were the first nation to adopt Christianity as their national Church, in the early 4th century AD. We stayed in the Armenian Quarter for a while; it is quiet, and the people are friendly. There are several souvenir shops selling Armenian artefacts. The Armenian Quarter is in the southwest of the Old City, it can be accessed through the Jaffa Gate, near where we were staying, and the Zion Gate.
    Written 18 November 2022
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  • Brun066
    Florence, Italy11,515 contributions
    When travelling, managing your contacts with minorities (ethnic or religious) is often problematic.
    In many cases, as far as ethnic minorities are concerned, the problem has been somehow solved by the minorities themselves, allowing contact only against payment. The Masai, the Toraja, the inhabitants of the Baliem Valley are just some of the many examples that can be given.
    But in the case of Hasidic Jews (ultra-Orthodox) this doesn't happen at all, and therefore contact with them must be managed with the utmost discretion.
    This is what we too experienced with the Hassidic people in Me'a She'arim neighborhood: that we crossed during an afternoon for a long stretch in an east-west direction, starting from Ha Shabat square.
    We knew that the Hassidic people don't like being the subject of so-called "tourist" attention at all, and we had confirmation of this both through their shy attitude and through a warning present in the neighborhood, stating that to direct group tours here is a heavy offense to their sensitivity.
    We therefore tried to maintain as discreet an attitude as possible, hiding ourselves in the crowd (although we certainly couldn't pretend to be Hasidic): which was not difficult, since there were only four of us (two couples).
    In this way we could have full experience - among other things - of the particular clothing of the group. However, while we already had experience with the males, having seen them in prayer the day before at the Western wall, we saw the (very discreet) clothing of the females here for the first time.
    We also noted the large number of children, which is a widespread goal (families strolling down the street show at least two children, but typically more). Factor which, as far as I understand, makes this segment of the population the poorest among the Jewish population of Jerusalem.
    Discreetly we also took pictures; but I only published one, as it hides people's faces.
    Overall, I think this is an experience that should be done, practicing discretion.
    Written 6 December 2022
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  • Shlomo I
    Jerusalem, Israel6 contributions
    A good atmosphere to spend a Friday afternoon in. We were very surprised by the creativity of the local artists. We will definitely return to travel there from time to time
    Written 6 November 2022
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  • Cameron McC
    2 contributions
    A beautiful and peaceful suburb surrounded by the noise and bustle of the city, Yemin Moche is a great area to stay in order to easily visit the Old CIty, while being able to escape the madness if necessary.

    Some might find it a little quiet and genteel, but bars and markets are within easy walking distance.
    Written 6 May 2021
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  • KodoDrummer
    Buenos Aires, Argentina64,689 contributions
    Lots of interesting things to see and buy along the shopping pathways of the Muslim Quarter. This is my second day walking through the area. My main interest is seeing the ancient buildings and other structures. Some prices seem reasonable. I bought a coffee pot for USA$6.
    Written 8 December 2022
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  • Vikistravels
    Haifa, Israel239 contributions
    Nice neighborhood in Jerusalem once build by German Templars. Very nice place for stroll between narrow streets with beautiful houses.
    Written 22 October 2021
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