The study of the religious capital of world can take years. Excurzilla recommends using the services of an experienced guide who will be able to introduce you to the "eternal city" in a few days.
The main thing that attracts visitors to Jerusalem is located behind its ancient walls. This is centuries-old the Old City, observation excursion of which covers the most sacred (and not only for Christians) places:
An English-language excursion to Israel Museum will introduce you to masterpieces of world art and antiquities. This largest cultural institution in country contains about 500,000 artifacts, including the legendary Dead sea scrolls, a collection of 972 texts written between the ages of 150 and 70 BC.
Another attraction for tourists is Mount of Olives, which rises opposite the Old City. For more than 3,000 years, it served as the main burial site in Jerusalem and final abode of prominent biblical figures. During the excursion you will find several notable religious sites on the slopes of this mountain:
The highlight in City of David is Hezekiah's Tunnel. Biblically, it was the main source of water in ancient Jerusalem. Today's tourists have the opportunity to walk along the historical waterway.
Mahane Yehuda will allow you to explore the modern life of Israel. At this active market, you can buy everything from aromatic spices to unique souvenirs at an affordable price.
If you have time, take a day trip to the Dead Sea. Many believe in curative power of sea. Although this has not yet been proven by science, many tourists will tell you that the local sea mud and water have a beneficial effect on the skin.