Most tourists visit Jerusalem during the day, but few go out and explore its Old City at night. On this private walking tour, we’ll go on a night tour of Jerusalem and see its famous landmarks after dark, including the Western Wall, King David’s Tomb, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. This is a highly recommended tour for the hot summer days and also for people who don’t like the crowd.
The Western Wall at night
The Western Wall – the last remnant of the Holy Temple – is open 24/7 for people who want to visit and pray. On our Jerusalem night tour, we’ll visit the Western Wall after dark and experience this holy site from a different point of view.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre at night
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the holiest site for Christians all around the world – believed to be the site of the crucifixion, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.. We’ll visit this magnificent church close to sunset or after sunset, which means much less crowd.
Walking through the empty alleys
If you’ve been to the Old City before dark, you’ll be shocked to discover how quiet the alleys are during the night. The shops and restaurants are closed, most attractions are closed, and there are only a few people making their way to pray at the holy sites or to their homes in the Old City.
- Meet at Jaffa Gate (or your hotel)
- Church of the Holy Sepulchre
- King David’s Tomb on Mount Zion
- The Jewish Quarter
- The Western Wall
The tour is fully customizable. So, please let me know what places you want to see and what you want to do!
I might change the itinerary based on the weather or other circumstances to make sure you have a safe and good time.
- The Ramparts Walk – Enjoy beautiful views of Jerusalem from the top of the Old City walls. Only open late in July-August. Additional cost- 25 ILS per person.
- Machane Yehuda Market – If you would like to experience the lively “Shuk” after dark, we can either add it at the beginning or the end of the tour.
Meeting point: We can meet at Jaffa Gate or your hotel. We’ll walk from there to the first point of the tour. It’s also possible to start from other locations based on the sites you want to see.
How long does it take? Private Jerusalem Night Tours typically take about 2-3 hours, depending on your pace and interests. But it’s flexible, so it can take less or more.
When does the tour start? You’re the boss. Tell me when you want to start the tour, and I’ll be there on time. The best time to start this tour is anytime between 7 to 8 PM.
What do you need to bring? I’ll send you a list before the tour starts, but in general, it’s recommended to bring good walking shoes because the Old City pavements are slippery. Also, modest clothing is required as we will be visiting holy sites.
How much does it cost? The tour price is 1,200 shekels (about 300 USD) for up to 6 people. This covers my preparation for the tour as well as the guiding itself. Any entry fees and public transportation are not included.
More about me
I’m Lior, and I’ll be your guide on this tour. I love Israel and have completed my tour guiding course in 2019. The beautiful city of Jerusalem transforms after dark into something extremely magical that I hope to show you on this tour. Read more about me here.
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