About Armenian Quarter

Stationed in the southwestern corner of the old city of Jerusalem, Armenian Quarter is one of the four quarters of the walled old city of Jerusalem. The quarter can be accessed through the Zion and Jaffa Gates, stretching across a total area of 0.126 square kilometers and occupying 14% of the total area falling under the old city. David Street and Habad Street separate the Armenian Quarter from the Christian Quarter and the Jewish Quarter respectively. St. James Monastery dominates the quarter and houses the Armenian Apostolic Church and Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

Must See

  • Small Pottery Shops.
  • Artists Painting.
  • Armenian Ceramics. 
  • Armenian culture.

How to reach

Take Egged Bus 8, 38 to reach the Jaffa Gate bus stop. Walk for 4 minutes to reach the Armenian Quarter. 
The Tourist Bus 99 also stops at the Jaffa Gate bus stop. Walk for 4 minutes to reach the Armenian Quarter. 
Take a Taxi to reach the Armenian Quarter. 


  • Stay hydrated.
  • Use Sun's cream.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Take pictures around.
  • Visit adjoined attractions. 
  • Be here in the daytime. 


Visit Time

Sunday: Open 24 hours
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours

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Waiting Time

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Time you can spend

1 hour


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