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Jerusalem Top Events

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International Film Festival 2016

July 07 - July 17

Hundreds of screenings including premieres, competitions and

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The Tzamid Artists Festival 2016

June 19 - June 24

A city-wide showcase for talented disabled

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Jerusalem Opera Festival 2016

June 22 - June 25

The Jerusalem Opera Festival presents the Italian classic Rigoletto in

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Take in the highlights of the Dead Sea area including

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A meaningful tour that takes you through the history of

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Welcome to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a one-of-a-kind destination with an intriguing history that stretches back thousands of years, involving deep significance to the three monotheistic religions as well as a vibrant modern life. Here you can transverse worlds in an instant, going from being immersed in the story of the Bible to a trendy wine bar. Expect world-class entertainment in Jerusalem with a wealth of truly unique events and festivals.



Attractions and Landmarks in Jerusalem

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Western Wall Tunnels

Take a tour underground, into the tunnels that expose ancient Jerusalem in all its glory.

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The place where Jesus was crucified, buried & resurrected is the holiest of sites for Catholics.

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Garden Tomb

A popular Protestant pilgrimage destination, the tomb is a quiet place, perfect for reflection.

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Israel Museum

Israel's largest cultural institution offers permanent and changing displays.

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Yad Vashem

Israel’s national Holocaust memorial – a must when in

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Dome of the Rock

Islam’s third holiest site is built on top of the Temple Mount in the Old City.

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Mount of Olives

Overlooking the Old City walls, this Jewish cemetery has been used since biblical times.

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Western Wall

A retaining wall of the Temple Mount, the Kotel is a spiritual center for Jews around the world.

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Gazelle Valley

A 250-acre park and nature reserve that brings nature to the heart of

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Top Attractions in Jerusalem

Jerusalem is an ancient city with a history that stretches back thousands of years, but it is also a modern

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Plan Your Trip

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Visiting Ein Karem

There are plenty of fun and exciting ways to experience Jerusalem on a shoestring budget. You won’t feel like you’re

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iTravelJerusalem Editor's Pick

Meet the people behind the best spots in town.

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Jerusalem Weather

Prepare for the temperatures and precipitation to be expected when you're here.

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The Best Restaurants of the Jerusalem Hills

Amazing views and delectable cuisine at the best restaurants of the Jerusalem

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Choosing an Event Planner in Israel: Go Local or Stay Close to Home?

Advice from the source on what to look for in an event

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Tailored Tours by Herzl Ein-Eli

Establish a true and personal connection with the land of Israel through custom, tailored tours by Herzl Ein-Eli.

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Top Jerusalem Vacation Itineraries

Planning your trip to Jerusalem? Our passionate and in-the-know travel team have put together recommendations for vacation itineraries (one to

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Jerusalem Map

Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, is 48.3 square miles in size (the country’s largest city). We have provided a

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Where to Shop

Jerusalem has some great in and outdoor shopping areas. Read up to choose the one you want.

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Top 5 Jerusalem Vacation Rental Alternatives to Airbnb

The comfort of a hotel and the privacy of your own

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Matzok -- Bicycle, Jeep and ATV Tours

Take an adventure through the magical scenery of Israel on a guided bike, Jeep or ATV tour.

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Top Attractions in Jerusalem

Jerusalem is an ancient city with a history that stretches back thousands of years, but it is also a modern

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Top 5 Israel Day-Trips from Jerusalem

Jerusalem's central location makes it easy for you to take day-trips to attractions throughout Israel.

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The Top Event Venues in Jerusalem

Have your event at one of the best venues in Jerusalem.

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3 Venues to "Jazz Up" Your Jerusalem Visit

Jerusalem may be better known for its religious and historical context than its music scene, but below the surface, a

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Top 5 Luxury Jewelry and Judaica Shops in Jerusalem

With all the attention Jerusalem’s quaint shops and local markets get, it’s easy to forget that Jerusalem is also home

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Things to do During Winter in Jerusalem

Everything you need to know to take advantage of winter in Jerusalem.

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Israel & Pilgrimage Maps

The Old City of Jerusalem may be where one goes to see places of religious importance, but that doesn't mean

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The Magical Ein Karem: Romance, Nature and Culinary Delights

The perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the

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Free Shuttles to the Old City

Park by the First Station and jump on a shuttle to the Old City.

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Hotels in Jerusalem

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Hostels in Jerusalem

There are a host of excellent hostels in Jerusalem for travelers on a budget and those looking for an authentic

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American Colony

An award-winning picturesque boutique 5-star hotel.

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The Most Anticipated New Hotels Coming to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is attracting some of the top luxury hotel brands. Check them out!

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The King David Hotel

One of the most luxurious hotels in Jerusalem and an important landmark in Jerusalem history.

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How to Find Affordable Accommodation in Jerusalem

There is a widespread misconception that finding comfortable accommodation in Jerusalem costs a proverbial arm and a leg. It's certainly

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Paamonim Aparthotel (Bell Hotel)

About Paamonim Aparthotel Boasting an ideal location in the heart of Jerusalem and a magnificent view of the iconic Old

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Top Boutique Hotels in Jerusalem

Let us help you choose which of the welcoming boutique hotels in Jerusalem will work best for you.

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THE POST

A stylish, urban hostel located in the heart of Jerusalem.

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Best Value Hotels

These hotels offer excellent value at great, affordable prices.

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Prima Park Hotel Jerusalem

Inspired by the local boutique wineries, this hotel at the entrance to the city offers everything wanted by a discerning

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Most Romantic Hotels

One major enticing aspect about Jerusalem is something people might not think of offhand: her romantic venues. Here we list

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Central Boutique Hotel

A stylish, modern hotel in downtown

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Events and Festivals

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Jerusalem Opera Festival 2016

The Jerusalem Opera Festival presents the Italian classic Rigoletto in an unforgettable venue.

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Le Blues & Booz Jerusalem

The biggest, baddest blues night in

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Top 10 Summer 2016 Jerusalem Festivals

Summer will quickly be upon us, and the city of Jerusalem is preparing for another exciting season full of one-of-a-kind

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Night Spectacular Sound & Light Show

A show on stone whisks the viewers off on an historical journey.

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International Film Festival 2016

Hundreds of screenings including premieres, competitions and

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The Tzamid Artists Festival 2016

A city-wide showcase for talented disabled

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Jerusalem March for Pride and Tolerance 2016

Celebrate LGBT rights by joining the Jerusalem March for Pride and Tolerance.

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Jerusalem Pride Week 2016

Celebrate Jerusalem Pride

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Restaurants in Jerusalem

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Brasserie

Located in the heart of Ein Karem, this charming 2-story, Mediterranean-style bistro has some of the best food and views

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Top 5 Unique Restaurants

Jerusalem's population is at once local and international, and its cuisine reflects both.

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Piccolino

The reincarnation of the Anna Ticho House Italian restaurant now in Nahalt Shiva with daily live

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Best Hummus in Jerusalem

There are two certainties when visiting Jerusalem; that you will eat hummus, and that you will be approached by at

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Wine in the City: Mantra

For the unmistakable vibe of a cosmopolitan wine bar, delectable food and, of course, a fanciful selection of wines...

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Waffle Factory

"Create Your Flavor" desserts and pastas with fresh, homemade ingredients... and Ben & Jerry's!

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Tmol Shilshom

Bookstore, coffee house and restaurant, Tmol Shilshom has been an integral part of the Jerusalem landscape for the past 15

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Meat and Eat (Lechem V'Basar)

Quality meat and freshly baked bread at a fair

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Sofia Italian Chef Restaurant

Italy meets Jerusalem at the Inbal’s elegant Sofia restaurant. Overlooking the lush gardens of Liberty Bell Park and the old

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The Best Gourmet Bakeries and Cafes in Jerusalem

Sweet treats, hot coffee and cozy atmospheres at Jerusalem's finest gourmet

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Jerusalem's Top 5 Breakfast Nooks

Find out where are the best places to enjoy the most important meal of the day!

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PIPS -- Original Italian pizza in Jerusalem

The unofficial, but true home of authentic Italian pizza in

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Village Green Vegan Restaurant

The first all-vegan restaurant

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8 Great Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants in Jerusalem

8 great restaurants that cater to vegetarians and

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Ima

Just Like Mom Used to Make Ima is a family-owned restaurant in the Nahlaot neighborhood that's been a Jerusalem favorite

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Pichonka

A rustic restaurant in the Jerusalem Hills with a beautiful

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Alma Cafe

A lovely cafe in Independence Park in downtown

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Culture and Nightlife in Jerusalem

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Friday Night Life: Where to Drink, Dance and more on Shabbat

The best places to drink, dance and more on Friday night in

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Jerusalem Arena

Jerusalem's newly-minted premiere venue for major sporting events, concerts, conferences and exhibitions.

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Cinema City Jerusalem

Take in the largest entertainment space in Jerusalem including themed theaters, museums, activities and an indoor mall.

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3 Venues to "Jazz Up" Your Jerusalem Visit

Jerusalem may be better known for its religious and historical context than its music scene, but below the surface, a

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Thursday Night Madness in Mahane Yehuda

Middle-Eastern food market by day, nightlife institution by night -- Mahane

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Justice

Justice brings a world-class, intimate clubbing experience to Jerusalem's First Station Compound.

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Jerusalem Cinematheque

Enjoy over 1,200 movie screenings annually alongside an abundance of quality cultural and film programs.

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Mike's Place

A kosher live music and sports bar and restaurant in Jerusalem’s city center.

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Gerard Behar Center

The cultural home in Jerusalem for independent theater, music and dance productions.

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The Toy Bar

Whether you are a visitor to Jerusalem and looking to experience Jerusalem's unique nightlife or a local, HaTza'atzua (The Toy

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Hutzot Hayotzer Artists’ Colony

Displays of sculptures, paintings, embroidery and more are set in the charming alleyways of this old neighborhood.

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The First Station

A meeting of culinary delights, culture, events and tours at Jerusalem's first train station.

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Bar Servesa

Servesa: Where Booze Meets Design and Ambiance Servesa is one of the hottest bars in the city, attracting a young

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Family Vacation in Jerusalem

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Tisch Family Biblical Zoo

The Biblical Zoo is situated in a pastoral valley in the south west of Jerusalem, and it was planned with

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Jerusalem Puzzle Quest

At Jerusalem Puzzle quest a group of people -- who don't necessarily know each other -- enter a room and

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Teddy Park

Beautiful shows at Israel's only sound and light fountain.

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Hotels for Families

Families on vacation want to choose a hotel that is optimally geared to children to ensure a smooth and pleasurable

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Top Family Activities in Jerusalem

Ancient sites to city parks, Jerusalem will keep your kids (and you) enthralled and amused.

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Jerusalem Time Elevator (Voyage Terminal)

Although you can explore Jerusalem for days on end and barely scratch the surface, if you're interested in getting the

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The Old City Train

The newest form of transportation around the Old

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Bloomfield Science Museum

A hands-on museum that focuses on experiential, and fun, learning.

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Jerusalem Videos

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VIDEO - Jerusalem Festival of Light in 60 Seconds

Although Paris is the undisputed City of Lights, for one week in June, Jerusalem is flooded with a series

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What do the stars do when they visit Jerusalem?

What do the stars do when they visit Jerusalem? Check it out!

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VIDEO - Jerusalem's Armenian Community in 60 Seconds

One of the most enigmatic groups in Jerusalem's variegated human landscape is the small Armenian contingency, which has been

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VIDEO - Jerusalem Snow

It is extremely seldom that snow appears in Jerusalem’s forecast, and, at that point, the eyes of all the country’s

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VIDEO - the Benedictine Monastery in 60 Seconds

The Benedictine Monastery in Abu Ghosh has been in the village for about 1,000 years, since the time of

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VIDEO - Jerusalem Nightlife in 60 Seconds

The best things to do at night in Jerusalem >> A comprehensive list of nightlife venues in Jerusalem

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VIDEO - Jerusalem Awaits You

You're invited to visit Jerusalem and be touched by her fascinating merging of ancient history with forward-thinking modernity.

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