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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Located nearby the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem is a kosher lemehadrin restaurant which combines high quality food with... Read more
Serving kosher mehadrin dairy cuisine in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City, B’shaarayich is the ideal place for... Read more
Since its opening in 1994, the Armenian Tavern restaurant has been serving up the same tasty, authentic fare. But... Read more
Versavee Bar & Cafe is a restobar and cafe situated just inside the entrance of Jaffa Gate in... Read more
Menora offers Kosher Mehadrin Italian cafe fare in the Old City’s Jewish Quarter. Read more
Milk Pizza serves pizza and Italian cuisine to the throngs of people that visit the Old City’s Jewish Quarter. Read more
Miznon HaRova serves local food in the Old City’s Jewish Quarter. The restaurant is situated on the corner of... Read more
Moses Lebanese Art Cafe is a cafe situated opposite the entrance to the Tower of David in the Old... Read more
Situated in the Old City’s Jewish quarter, Mozzarella is an Italian restaurant popular with tourists and visitors to the... Read more
Nafura is one of the places in the Old City that serves authentic Middle eastern cuisine. Read more
Genuine Middle Eastern food in the Christian Quarter with a beautiful view Read more
Nazmi is a local restaurant in the Old City’s Muslim Quarter that serves Middle Eastern fare. The restaurant is... Read more
Papa Andreas is a restaurant in the Old City specializing in local Middle Eastern cuisine. Read more
Pizza Cardo is a Kosher Pizza located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. Its a small air... Read more
Pizza Rami serves Kosher italian food, and it is located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. The... Read more
Abu Ali, just outside the Old City in East Jerusalem, serves Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food. Please note that Al-Isfahani... Read more
Rossini is an Italian and French Restaurant in the Old City. Read more
Samara near Jaffa Gate in the Old City serves local Middle Eastern cuisine. Read more
Select is an authentic Armenian restaurant in the Old City’s Armenian Quarter. Read more
La Table Du Roi (in Hebrew, it’s Kardo Kayad Hamelech), located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City, is popular... Read more