Quiet in the Old City

The Old City of Jerusalem is usually very full of people and very busy and noisy. However, sometimes it can be very quiet.

Jerusalem old city, quiet streets, Jerusalem, Night, closed shopsOne of the quietest times in the Old City is just after the shops close on Saturday night. There are not to many people out and about then.

Jerusalem old city, quiet streets, Jerusalem, Night, closed shopsUsually at this location there is a solid line of people walking through the streets. However, with the shops closing the traffic dies down.

Jerusalem old city, quiet streets, Jerusalem, Night, closed shopsThe Old Quarter can be very beautiful when it is quiet and you can take time to really observe the architecture of the buildings and stone placement in the streets.

Jerusalem old city, quiet streets, Jerusalem, Night, closed shopsWalking through the streets of closed shops can be a bit eerie, but also a nice change from the constant stream of people in the daytime.

Jerusalem old city, quiet streets, Jerusalem, Night, closed shopsIt can be quiet in the daytime also, but not very often. Here I was able to capture a nice quiet time on one of the side streets.

Steven

 

 

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