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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A unique English-language event series featuring interviewing the country’s top personalities live on stage and the best of Israeli... Read more
Eran Zur gives an intimate acoustic show in Jerusalem with songs from different projects and periods of his musical... Read more
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The talented Israeli Spoken Word and poetry-slam artist, Yontan Blumenfeld, is coming for a spicy night at the Nocturno... Read more
Experience the famous Jerusalem Marathon against the backdrop of fresh mountain air, beautiful scenery and 3,000 years of history Read more
Reginiano Project is making Aliya to Jerusalem with a show full of exciting melodies and arrangements. Read more
Ancient and modern melodies in the Old City walls. Read more
Bach Festival is happy to invite you once again for the great celebration of the works by the beloved... Read more
A week of performances at affordable prices, or free. Read more
Yali Sobol gives an intimate show in Jerusalem for the launching of his new album "Ritzot Arukot". Read more
Culture and politics through a hub of art and social happenings. Read more
The Jerusalem Opera Festival presents the Italian classic Rigoletto in an unforgettable venue. Read more
An arts and crafts fair with nightly live performances at the Sultan's Pool Read more
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Five days of colorful puppeteering in Jerusalem. Read more
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Take in a repertoire expressing love for artistic beauty at the YMCA. Read more