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  •  My Third Day in the Holy Land - Israel
  •  My Third Day in the Holy Land - Israel
  •  My Third Day in the Holy Land - Israel
  •  My Third Day in the Holy Land - Israel
 

Favorite thing: 14 April 2009, Tuesday
Jewish Sixth Day of Passover (Pesah)
Great Orthodox Tuesday

The fourth excursion to the Old City from 8.00-9.30 (1,5 hours). Mamilla, the Old City Northern Walls, the Old City Damascus Gate, the Muslim Quarter, Via Dolorosa, the St. Anne?s Church, the Church of the Flagellation, the Ecce Homo Church, coming back to the hotel to join excursion group.

The fifth excursion to the Old City with a group 9.30-13.30 (4 hours). Getting to Gethsemane by bus. The Basilica of the Agony (the Church of All Nations), the Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos (the Tomb of the Virgin), the Old City Lions' Gate, Via Dolorosa, Victor Bazaar in Avtimos Market, the Holy Sepulcher Church.

Driving to Ramat Rachel (instead of Bethlehem) from 13.30 till 15.00. Dinner. The Mar Elias Monastery. Coming back to the Old City.

The sixth excursion to the Old City from 15.00 till 17.30 (2,5 hours). The Mount Zion, the Hagia Maria Zion Abbey, the Basilica of the Assumption (Mary's Crypt and the Cenacle), the Old City Zion Gate, Old City Jewish Quarter, the Western (Wailing) Wall, the Western (Wailing) Wall Plaza, the Old City Dung Gate.

Leaving Jerusalem and driving to Tel-Aviv from 17.30 till 20.00 (2,5 hours). Accommodation in the Shalom Hotel.

The first excursion in Tel-Aviv and Jaffa from 20.30 till 23.30 (2,5 hours). The Mediterranean coast and beaches, the Jaffa Clock Tower, the Jaffa Historical Site, the St. Peter's Church.

The third night in Tel-Aviv.

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