Embark on an unforgettable journey through the captivating city of Ramle, Israel, with our immersive guided tour that unveils the diverse layers of its rich history. Your adventure begins at the Karaite Center, where you'll delve into the unique heritage of the Karaite community, gaining insight into their distinctive customs and practices.

As you wander through the ancient streets, our expert guides will lead you to the Grand Mosque, a remarkable structure originally built as a Crusader basilica. Marvel at the architectural evolution that reflects the city's diverse historical influences, from the Crusades to its present-day significance.

Ramle Market beckons with its vibrant tapestry of colors and aromas, offering a taste of Middle Eastern culinary delights. Continue your exploration along Franciscan Order Rd, tracing the footsteps of pilgrims from different faiths who found refuge in hostels built by Catholics, Armenians, and Muslims. This narrow road becomes a living testament to the city's historical role as a crossroads of cultures.

Venture underground to the 8th-century Pool of Arches, rowing through its ancient chambers, and immerse yourself in the echoes of the past. Fensterheim Tours invites you to experience the magic of Ramle's landmarks, each revealing a chapter in the city's extraordinary tale. Book your tour today and uncover the secrets that lie beneath the surface of this enchanting destination.

Karaite Center

We will begin our day by visiting the Center for Karaite Judaism in Israel, visit their Synagogue and hear about their unique form of Judaism. 

Grand Mosque

We will continue to the Grand Mosque of Ramla which was probably a crusader church before it was taken by Saladin and converted to a mosque.  The local muslim neighbors who run the mosque encourage jewish groups to enter the mosque and learn about their mosque, Muslim prayers and festivals.  

We will also see from where the Europeans adopted their Gothic style of Architecture.

Ramla Market

From there we will walk to the Shuk to experience the colorful sights, ethnic sounds and mouth watering smells of the market.

Franciscan Order Rd.

A turn off the market to the north takes us to the Franciscan Order Rd.  Here we will see where the Catholic, Armenian, and Muslims built hostels to host the pilgrims that passed by this narrow road on their way to Jerusalem.  Appreciate some of the architectural styles from earlier periods and find out how these different ethnic groups co-exist.

Pool of Arches

Finally, we will take row boats out in the oldest functioning under ground water reservoir in the country.  The Pool of Arches.