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Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park in Jerusalem

The Bet Guvrin-Maresha National Park in Jerusalem covers around 1,250 acres of rolling hills in the Judean Lowlands. The hills, which are roughly 400 meters above sea level, are primarily composed of chalk covered with a harder rock called the “Nari”.  It has a thin layer that could be use as roofs for caves.  The […]

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Wolfson Museum in Jerusalem

The Wolfson Museum in Jerusalem is a place of a wide collection of marvelous antique and rare artifacts, all with Jewish significance. Approximately 5,000 items are on display in the museum. Each item has a story to tell as it represents a Jewish history thousands of years ago. Anyone who is fascinated with candlestick holders […]

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Zion Gate in Jerusalem

The Zion Gate in Jerusalem, which is also known as David’s Gate, acquired its name from the belief that King David’s tomb is on Mt. Zion.  The gate is found along the southern wall of the old city in front of Mount Zion and Hebron. In 1540 AD, the Ottomans built the gate.   In the […]

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Church of Mary Magdalene in Jerusalem

The Church of Mary Magdalene is one of Jerusalem’s main attractions on the Mount of Olives with its unique style.  David Grimm created the design of the church in the traditional Russian style with tented roof that was popular in 16th and 17th century in Russia.   It also includes seven golden onion domes that have […]

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Cinematheque in Jerusalem

The Cinematheque in Jerusalem is located in a splendid area overlooking old city walls and the Kidron valley. It is one of the finest cinema houses in Jerusalem. Initiated by Lia and Wim Van Leer, the film archive is the main reason why it was developed and built. If you are a movie-buff or a […]

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1868 Restaurant

The 1868 restaurant opened it’s doors to the public in 2004. The location seemed flawless, which is set to cater the tourist and guests from the deluxe King David and David Citadel hotels across the street. Steps away from the restaurant is the newly built Mamilla shopping center, just a short walk from the old city, on […]

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Village Green

Village Green is located into the plaza, middle of town at the Jaffa Road end of Rivlin Street and just a little way down from Kikar Zion . On the outside, the restaurant has a facade of a intriguing yet inviting outdoor sitting area where customer can dine and unwind. In the inside, a welcoming feel of accommodating staff and ambiance and […]

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Golden Gate

Golden Gate in Jerusalem is located on the eastern wall at the foot of Temple Mount, facing the western slope of the Mount of Olives crossing the Kidron Valley wherein you’ll find the Garden of Gethsemane, famous first century tombs and the way to Jericho and Bethany. The oldest, most famous and one of the […]

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Sakura Restaurant

Located on a very appealing alley in the heart of Jerusalem between Jaffa St. and the Nachalat Shiv’a area, the restaurant flourishes. Residing in the same building where the Jerusalem movie theater on Feingold Court debut the first ever silent motion picture that was shown in the city. Sakura is the longest-existing Japanese influenced restaurant and has currently […]

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Babette Restaurant

Israel is a collection of soaring towers, magnificent views and settlers from different countries religions and ethnicities, but came together and agreeing upon one single content, waffles. A stones throw away from Ben Yehudah street, on Shammai, sits Babette’s brasserie of heavenly treats and fancies. Babette’s open it’s doors to the public 20 years ago in 1991 […]

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Uganda in Jerusalem

Uganda was launched in Jerusalem in May of 2005, with it’s primarily purpose of creating a bar, café specialist record/ dvd/ comic store and a venue. Different crowds especially the young and radical go there to interact and listen to good music, and foreign activists gather around to talk about arts and politics.  You could also […]

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German Colony in Jerusalem

The German Colony is a vicinity, located in southern Jerusalem and spreads out from both sides of Emek Refaim street. It is formed in Israel during the second half of the 19th century by the affiliates of the Templar Society known as the Templars.  They are mainly farmers who belong to a German Christian group. The […]

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Ice Skating in Jerusalem

The new Jerusalem ice Skating Rink that was opened last March 10-April 14, 2011 in Safra Square proved to be a real success. The space featured 500 square meters of ice for skating plus a 200 square meters of area for hanging out, all covered by a vast 1000 square meter tent. Included in the non-ice […]

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The Knesset

The Knesset was first organized and assembled on February 14, 1949. Days after its first assembly, the parliamentary voted to diversify the name of the body to the Knesset which means great assembly or Great Synagogue, it is known today as the First Knesset. The Knesset is the legislative branch of the Israeli government which passes all laws, […]

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Haoman17 in Jerusalem

Haoman 17 in Jerusalem has been regarded as one of the top nightclubs in the world. Famous DJs from around the world spin house music, techno, trip-hop and acid jazz electronic music. This fashionable dance club has two dance floors that could accommodate just about 200 party animals. It is chicly decorated with a high-tech […]

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Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem

The Tomb of Jesus is located in the north of the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. Outside the city walls is a rock-cut tomb regarded by some to be the area of the burial and resurrection of Jesus. The whole place is covered with trees and bushes and appears to be isolated from the city. Once […]

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Monastery of the Cross in Jerusalem

The Monastery of the Cross is located outside the Old City of Jerusalem. It is a private Byzantine monastery. According to traditions, its exact spot is where the famous tree, primarily composed of olive, cypress and cedar grew that was used to make Christ’s cross and that’s were it acquired its name. Walls surround the church, appearing […]

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Hezekiah’s Tunnel in Jerusalem

Hezekiah’s Tunnel in Jerusalem is one of the several tourist spots with historical significance. Considered as one of the excellent creation of water engineering in the pre-classical period, this tunnel goes below Ophel in Jerusalem.  The construction period is approximately in 701 BC under the supremacy of the King of Judah, Hezekiah. In the City […]

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Tisch Family Zoological Garden in Jerusalem

The Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem, publicly recognized as the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens was formerly founded in 1928 by the late Prof. Aharon Shuloy, one of the pioneers in the field of zoology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  It started out as a small children’s zoo located at Harav Kook Street in central Jerusalem. […]

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Time Elevator Jerusalem

The Time Elevator Jerusalem is a 25-minute multi-media presentation that tells us about the fascinating story of the City of Jerusalem. With an exhilarating original film written by historians and archeologists, featuring special effects, it is absolutely a one-of-a kind interactive experience as one goes back through Jerusalem’s long, chaotic and unforgettable history 3,000 years ago. […]

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Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

To commemorate martyrs’ and heroes that bear witness and sole attestant to the documents and historical events that happened during the Holocaust, Israel established a  main Holocaust remembrance and education center. Ten years in the making, the Holocaust History Museum conflate the best of Yad Vashem’s expertise, resources and state-of-the-art exhibits to take Holocaust remembrance well into the […]

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Mahane Yehuda Market

Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, Israel also known as the Shuk Beik Yaakov, is one of the most popular and largest outdoor marketplace in Jerusalem. Situated in the  the the heart of the city, surrounded by Jaffa Road to the North, Beit Yaakov Street to the West, Agrippas Street to the South, and Kiach Street to the East, and […]

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The Damascus Gate

The construction of the Damascus gate dates back to the second century CE, the period of the Roman city. Year 1542, the  present-day gate was built by the Ottoman ruler (Turkish Empire) Suleiman The Magnificent. It is known as the gates of Damascus, because the road coming out of the gates leads in the direction of Damascus. […]

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The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum is one of the most famous art and archeology museums with wide extent exhibits of fine arts, biblical archeology from the countries of Africa, South America, Oceana and the far east. Founded as Israel’s national museum in 1965, and located in the Givat Ram hill neighborhood of Jerusalem, with it’s magnificent designed […]

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Herod’s Gate

Herod’s Gate in Jerusalem, Israel is situated in East end of the north wall in the Old City of Jerusalem. It is also known as the Flower gate in Arabic as well as the Gate of the Little Field, and Sha’ar Prachim in Hebrews. With a rising ground of 755 meters above sea level, this […]

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Ben Yehuda Street

Ben Yehuda Street in Jerusalem, Israel also known as the Midrachov, a combination of midracha (sidewalk) and rechov (street), named after Eliezer Ben Yehuda, who helped recover the Hebrew language during the 19th century. The outdoor Pedestrian Mall  located in the very heart of Jerusalem and runs the streets of Jaffa  and King George to Zion […]

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Garden Tomb

Garden Tomb in Israel is situated near the heart of Jerusalem, also known as Gordon’s Cavalry and which others believed was the Garden of Joseph of Arimathea. It rest outside the city walls and within a short distance from the Gates of Damascus. It is part of the Rock-cut tombs in Ancient Israel with elaborate facades and manifold […]

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Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Rock in Israel, rest on the plateau known as  Haram Ash-Sharif on Temple Mount in the old city of Jerusalem. Constructed and completed in the 7th century by order of Arabian ruler Caliph Abd al-Malik. One of the best tourist destination, famous for both religious significance flawless and stunning architectural design. An octagonal shaped […]

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Via Dolorosa

Via Dolorosa is a Latin word for Way of suffering or Way of grief. It is one of the most famous architectural monuments in the old city of Jerusalem. Far famed as the path where Jesus suffered and walked carrying the crucifixion cross that led to his demise. It starts from the place where he […]

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Garden of Gethsemane

Situated on the western side of the foot of the Mount of Olives, with a soaring view from the lofty monument of the Church of all Nations, also known as the Basilica of the Agony. It apotheosize a fraction of bedrock where Jesus is said to have spent his last moments before his arrest. Some of the archaic […]

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