Downtown Jerusalem is the heart of the modern metropolis, with nightlife, dining and culture to rival any major city. The area is made up of several neighborhoods, including the colorful Mahane Yehuda Market, charming Nahalat Shiva, bustling Ben Yehuda and Yafo Streets. Each has its own unique personality and atmosphere that you won’t want to miss out on.
South Jerusalem is an up-and-coming area that has seen the development of numerous attractions in recent years, including the state-of-the-art Jerusalem Payis Arena, which hosts some of the biggest international musical acts and sporting events. It joins places like Emek Refaim Street, Malha Mall, the Biblical Zoo, Teddy Stadium and Gazelle Valley in making up an area that is particularly popular with families.
West Jerusalem includes some of Jerusalem’s most charming neighborhoods and interesting attractions. Head to the picturesque Ein Karem at the foot of the Jerusalem Hills for a day of nature, quaint shops and elegant dining with a view. And for an unbeatable cultural experience, check out the Museum District, home to the world-class Israel Museum, the Bible Lands Museum, Science Museum and much more.
The Old City of Jerusalem has been a center of culture, religion and history for thousands of years, from the time of the Judean kings and the Roman era through the times of the Islamic Empire to the modern State of Israel. Every brick and stone is teeming with history. No trip to the Middle East is complete without wandering through alleys of the bazaar, walking the ramparts and exploring the Old City’s rich history at the Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Temple Mount (Al-Aqsa) or Tower of David Museum.
Not far from the Old City, you can find some of Jerusalem’s most vibrant entertainment and shopping centers. Mamilla Mall is just a few steps from Jaffa Gate and counts as one of the most luxurious shopping centers in the city, replete with high-end shops, Mamilla Hotel’s Akasha Spa and a collection of restaurants with amazing views. And if you follow Hebron Road, you’ll find the First Station cultural complex and the Yes Planet movie theater and entertainment center.
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Enjoy the most unique experience in the picturesque Jerusalem Hills with a variety of horseback riding and other activities... Read more
The zoo offers plenty of special activities for children – a petting area, guided feedings, story and creative workshops,... Read more
Take part in a fascinating adventure and discover the stories behind the archeological treasures and the ancient stones in... Read more
Come and learn how to live in a healthy, ecological, and organic life style at Eyal's farm - an... Read more
Stroll along beautiful walking routes surrounded by the stunning sights of the Jerusalem Mountains, the Herodium, the Judean Desert... Read more
Visit Ramat Rachel tourism complex newest attraction: The Ramat Rachel Khan - an adventurous and experiential agricultural tourism center... Read more
The Jerusalem Archaeological Park, adjacent to the Western Wall of the Temple Mount, gives visitors the opportunity to get... Read more
Opened in 2001, Mini Israel in Latrun near to Jerusalem showcases hundreds Read more
Dozens of games, activities and more for the whole family spread over 30 acres Read more
A 250-acre park and nature reserve that brings nature to the heart of Jerusalem Read more
Beautiful shows at Israel's only sound and light fountain. Read more
The Beit Guvrin - Maresha National Park has 1250 acres of trekking, picnicking, and basking in the sunlight possibilities,... Read more
One of the largest recreational parks in the city and the perfect spot for a jog, stroll or picnic Read more
A 42-acre national park around the Old City walls that also contains the Temple Mount Sifting Project Read more
An ancient town built by Roman emperor Herod to commemorate his victory over the Parthians Read more
A tranquil, green haven in the heart of downtown Jerusalem Read more
A vast expanse of greenery on the southern end of the Hebrew U Givat Ram campus with 6,000 plant... Read more
A beautiful, quiet park with spectacular views Read more
A great spot near the city center for picnics, playing and general family fun Read more
A sprawling park in South Jerusalem with ample sports facilities, bike trails, picnic areas and more Read more