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Attractions in Jerusalem

Check out the hundreds of attractions in and around Jerusalem. From internationally renowned institutions like the Israel Museum and Yad Vashem to holy and historical sites such as the Western Wall, Dome of the Rock and Church of the Holy Sepulchre, you’ll find all the information you need right here.

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The Avtimus Market was built by the Greek Orthodox Church in the beginning of the 20th century as a modern commercial compound. The market bordered from the east with... Read more

The three alleys are narrow and roofed- The Butchers’ Market, the Perfume Market and the Goldsmiths’ Market. These alleys are located on the route of the Cardo, Jerusalem’s main... Read more

This arch is decorated with a “pillow” decoration, located in the Christian Quarter Road, at the heart of the Christian Quarter. The arch is known as “Miriam Arch”, named... Read more

The Ecce Homo Arch is an impressive arch made of stone, built above the Via Dolorosa Street. This ancient arch is known as Ecce Homo, which means in Latin... Read more

The Armenian Church is ancient. The church is located in the Armenian Quarter, which was built as a monastery and serves as the abode of the Armenian patriarchate of... Read more

This street is one of the most authentic and fascinating markets in the old city. The market caters to the residents of East Jerusalem for shopping and entertainment, with... Read more

This sebil is a public water facility that was built during the 16th century, one of the 6 sebils built by the Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, who built... Read more

A public water facility that was built under the order of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, combined with repetitive patterns of decorations from the Middle Ages. The inscription... Read more

A public water facility was built under the order of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, with decorations from the Middle Ages. The lower part is apparently a “sarcophagus”, a Roman... Read more

This is a Catholic nunnery, housing a hospice and an international learning center. Its construction was completed in 1860. The convent was founded by the converted Jew Alphonse Ratisbonne,... Read more

The Makhkame is a magnificent Islamic madrasa founded by the Mameluke Emir Tankiz in year 1328/9. Following the Mameluke conquest in 1260, Jerusalem became a center of pilgrimage for... Read more

This is the center of the Syrian-Orthodox community known as the “Syrian” community, founded by the apostle Peter, and organized during the 6th century under the leadership of Bishop... Read more

This church is the first Protestant church that was built in Jerusalem, and in fact, the first church that was built within the walls during the 19th century, after... Read more

The Russian Church named after Alexander Nevsky was built between the years 1896-1903. Alexander Nevsky was a Russian military leader who lived during the 13th century. Due to his... Read more

This compound contains two interesting sites: Saint Anne’s Church, which stands on the right side and its entrance is free of charge, and the Pool of Bethesda- an archeological... Read more

Khan Al Sultan is an ancient Khan in which merchants, pilgrims and passers-by used to stay. It is estimated that the Khan was constructed by the 14th century Mameluke... Read more

This is a wide compound, housing the representative of the Vatican in the Holy Land, the Latin patriarch. The compound houses the Patriarchate offices, an impressive cathedral, and also... Read more

This place serves as the abode of the representative of the Greek Catholic Patriarchate (which is situated in Damascus), as well as housing a church and a hospice. The... Read more

On both sides of the alley stands the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, the oldest of Jerusalem’s Patriarchates. Its flags can be seen waving from the alley’s vantage point. These are... Read more

The Khalidi Library is an impressive building in the Shalshelet St., built in 1246 and renovated in the 14th century by the Mamelukes. The facade is decorated in the... Read more