Moving around

Jerusalem is totally unique, there is no other place like it, a city of tradition, religion, and history, but also of modern culture and heritage.

The city is situated in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

It is one of the oldest cities in the world, and is considered holy for Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Some recomended places to visit in Jerusalem:

  • Mount of Olives
  • The Garden of Gethsemane
  • Temple Mount or Temple Mount
  • Old city of Jerusalem
  • Holy sepulchre
  • Western Wall
  • Mahane Yehuda market

The modern-day center of Jerusalem is the pedestrianized area around Ben-Yehuda Street which features a large selection of restaurants, cafes, and stores. Also Jerusalem’s nightlife scene is actually vibrant and something that offers a totally different experience to Tel Aviv.

There is a fascinating array of museums in Jerusalem, some of which complete a visit to the city. Of these, perhaps the most important is Yad Vashem, situated on beautiful Mount Herzl, this is Israel’s memorial and place of commemoration for the millions who perished in the Holocaust.

More info: https://www.touristisrael.com/jerusalem

       

 

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