Jerusalem isn’t a very large city- which makes it very easy to wander through. As Christians, what we were really interested in were churches and other places connected with the Bible- which were a dime a dozen. Visit the quiet Mount of Olives, shrouded with olives and cypresses, which shelters the Garden of Gethsemane and the neighbouring Church of All Nations; the Garden Tomb, in nearby East Jerusalem, is also highly recommended. Other must-dos include a walk down the Via Dolorosa, supposedly the path down which Jesus carried his cross- a weekly walk at 3 pm every Friday, led by Franciscan monks, traces the path, and is a must.
More secular `shouldn’t-be-missed’ highlights include a walk along...Read More