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Muslim Quarter

Jerusalem, Israel
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“old city” (16 reviews)
“bazaar” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jerusalem, Israel
Givat Ram
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the Muslim quarter, the area is primarily inhabited by Muslims. The streets are narrow and windy and there is such a charm to this place. The whole area is covered with stone tiles and is quite clean. Less messy than in Morocco. But Just...More

Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stick to the crowded main touristy streets. May not be the best of ideas to wander off the main commercial streets. We thought we'd do a bit of exploring off the main streets only to be shouted at by one group of kids after another...More

Thank Baz77a
Reviewed 21 March 2017

One of the 4 Quarters in the Old City of Jerusalem, the first 7 station of the Via Dolorosa are in this quarter, one of the most populated quarter as well.

Thank EAhmad73
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well, if you like bazaar, this is a place where you need to be. Crowded with tourists and locals, I do not recommend if you are afraid of attacks or thieves.

Thank SakinTravel
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Muslim Quarter is diverse in its character. Parts of it are tourist friendly with intense outgoing eastern bazaar atmosphere, This Quarter is known for its halal food, good coffee - often Turkish style. Part of Via Dolorosa is in Muslim Quarter so that very area...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Loved the food here the best - fresh dates, great coffee, and per our guide, many places have more humain farming and animal practices (if you're into locally sourced instead of factories, that sort of thing).

Thank MaryBryan2011
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Muslim quarter was a lovely place to walk, lots of bazaars and cafes. People selling lots of fruit and vegetables and local sweet meats. Lots of families sitting and chatting in their shops, it was a lovely atmosphere, have to watch your footing as...More

Thank susan952
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Muslim Quarter - as all of the old city of Jerusalem - is Totally authentic, with narrow stone roads through the huge bazaar area, row upon row of local shops, (some sellling touristy wares, but others local food stuffs). The Via Dolorosa was the...More

Thank Marielle S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I don't know why some say its dirty. My few days walking and gazing at the shops and people did not make me encounter the dirtyness mentioned. Granted its not as clean as a say typical airport but its clean enough. I'm sure even big...More

Thank maljaru
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

For the first day of Jerusalem I decided to visit muslim and jewish quarters. Right after entering jewish quarters I saw that muslim quarters are much nicer place to walk. Highly recomended to slowlynwalk through their small streets

Thank Justas Č
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“I yelled ‘please help me!’ and they just spat at me,” said Banita of the surrounding Palestinian shopkeepers whom she said looked on and did nothing as Palestinian terrorist Muhannad Halabi attacked her and her family in an alleyway near Lion’s Gate in the Old City. The Banitas’ two-year-old son was also lightly injured in the attack. Their infant girl was unharmed. She said that one of them slapped her and another laughed in her face and told her to “drop dead” when she told him she’d give him a million shekels if he helped her get away with her two babies. **See how Arab shopkeepers stand by while this woman cries for help - no one even bothers to save her two young children sitting in their strollers within reach of the murderer, or perform CPR on her husband who lies dying or dead on the ground. The Jewish man (seen wearing black and white) who ran to her rescue, Nehemia Lavi HYD was killed by the terrorist while the shopkeepers watched. Video: youtube watch?v=7FRtjBjvMbY Best not to go to the Muslim quarter if you are Jewish or even 'look Jewish'. Remember the non-Jewish CBS reporter who was sexually assaulted during the Tahrir square demonstrations in Egypt?
27 January 2016|
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Response from Nilo A |
I have also been to this area as a British woman and have to say it was the friendliest most welcoming part of the city...I have travelled all over Palestine and as the capital of Palestine always find a warm welcome by the... More