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Ramat Rachel on February 7th

posted Feb 3, 2011, 10:55 PM by Jack Cadranel
On Monday February 7th discover surprising Ramat Rachel.  The history of this strategic hilltop high above Jerusalem spans 2,700 years.  There are remains here of a royal palace and citadel from the time of the First Temple, a village from the time of the Second Temple, a Roman villa, a Byzantine monastery, trenches from the 1948 War of Independence and a Jordanian outpost from the Six Day War.  See all this and more including amazing views over Jerusalem while you hear the history of this special place.
Meet at 1.30 p.m. at the entrance to the Ramat Rachel Hotel (Bus No.7).
Please wear comfortable shoes and bring hats and water.  The tour lasts 2-3 hours and costs NIS 60 per person.  Registration in advance is required 054-647-8955 or
tourwithjack@gmail.com .
Tour With Jack is taking a short break.  The next tour will be on Wednesday March 2nd at 9.30 a.m. when you can explore the picturesque neighbourhoods of Nachlaot and the lively Mahane Yehuda Market.