Jerusalem Off The Beaten Path

  • Outside the City
    by machomikemd
  • Outside the City
    by machomikemd
  • Outside the City
    by machomikemd

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Jerusalem

  • 1. Outside the Wall

    just outside the City Walls, a stone's throw away from the Rockefeller Musuem and near the Lion's Gate is the Muslim Arab Yeusifiya Cemetery. The Cemetery is just beside the entrance of the muslim...

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  • 2. The Old City Jerusalem

    Queen Helen Coptic Orthodox church is located near the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. It includes one of the ancient sights in Jerusalem. It's a cistern (a water well). It was hewn in the rock and...

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  • 3. Outside the City

    On the other side of Israel's controversial West Bank barrier, and just outside of Jerusalem, is the other town of Jesus: his birthplace in Bethlehem. Getting to this town, now almost completely...

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  • 4. Model of Old Jerusalem

    This model has since been moved to the Israel Museum...... If you plan on visiting the "City Of David", the oldest part of the city of Jerusalem (this is not the walled city familiar to us today),...

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  • 5. Ramparts Walk

    A great way to see the new city of Jerusalem is the Ramparts Walk, which allows you to walk the city walls from the Jaffa gate to the Lion's gate. The views of...

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  • 6. Alliance Church International Cemetery

    We entered this cemetery almost by mistake, looking for the adjacent Templer Cemetery. A tour was just going to start, and we joined it. The guide was Miro...

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  • 7. Wall Separates Isreal & Palestine

    When we drove to Bethlehem, approx 12 miles from Jerusalem, we saw a recently erected concrete wall along the border. Heavily fortified with barbed wire it...

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  • 8. Church of the Nativity - Bethlehem

    This Church is one of the oldest surviving Christian Churches having being built in 326 AD by Constantine and his mother Helena It is built over the cave where...

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  • 9. Manger Square, Bethlehem

    Our visit to Bethlehem was during the middle of the day, crowds were at their worst and there were many tourists in Manager Square. The majority were there to...

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  • 10. Church Of The Nativity - The Grotto

    The entry to the Grotto is very small, with 2 flights of steps leading down. For most visitors this is the reason for their visit, to see the place where Jesus...

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  • 11. St. Catherine's Church - Bethlehem

    It took approximately half an hour to travel from Jerusalem to St Catherine's Church in Palestine. An interesting drive including transfer into Palestine and a...

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  • 12. The Bloomfield Garden

    Lots of visitors to Jerusalem go to the Yemin Moshe neighborhood and admire the view from the windmill towards the Old City and Mt. Zion.Not many visitors,...

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  • 13. Erich Mendelson's Windmill in Rehavia

    This is the lesser-known windmill in the center of Jerusalem; it stands in the Rehavia neighborhood, near the very central junction of King George and Agron...

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  • 14. "Bridges for Peace" Building

    At the turn of the 20th century the Ethiopian royal family bought land in Jerusalem, on Today's Ethiopia Street and around it. One of the houses built in this...

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  • 15. The Painter's Bench

    Beside the Jerusalem-Bethlehem road, near the Mar-Elias monastery, there is an old stone bench facing Bethlehem and the Judean Desert. The inscription on the...

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  • 16. "The White Valley" - "Emek Lavan"

    After visiting the busy holy sites and the crowded markets, if you wish for a hike of an hour or two in nature within Jerusalem, Emek Lavan is waiting for you....

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  • 17. The old city narrow streets

    Like in any old city I visit, also in Jerusalem I enjoyed walking around the narrow streets where I didn’t know where exactly the will be ended. I enjoyed the...

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  • 18. King David?

    You can never know who you might meet while in Jerusalem. Many actually go to Jerusalem with the hope of the resurrection of Jesus, but then don’t be...

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  • 19. Ma'alot Beni: Scenic climb to the Old City

    When Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany visited Jerusalem he wanted to enter it like an emperor, so part of Jaffa Gate was knocked down and the opening was widened...

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  • 20. The new Tiyelet (pathway)

    Located in the southeastern part of Jerusalem you will find the new Tiyelet (a pathway) and it has some perfect views of both old and new Jerusalem as you can...

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  • 21. German Settlement in Jerusalem

    In this neighbourhood of Jerusalem called Moshava HaGermanit, or the German Settlement, you will still find some remnants of the old settlement (well NEW from...

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  • 22. Visit the Knesset

    The Knesset sits on a hilltop in western Jerusalem; it was buildt in the years between 1958 and -66, dedicated and financed by James A. de Rothschild as a gift...

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  • 23. On the Roofs of the Old City

    A small staircase directly on Habbad St. in the Old City, just off the main market street, led us to the roof of the building. Many buildings in the Old City...

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  • 24. Day trips to Bethlehem

    If you are Christian, Bethlehem is an essential stop on any pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Around 2 B.C., Mary and Joseph traveled from Nazareth to take part in...

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  • 25. Day trip to Masada

    There are not many archeological sites which stir emotions--positive and negative--like Masada. This mountain fortress was built in the second century B.C. and...

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  • constantrip's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2013 at 2:56 PM

    check out the cinemateque which is situated in the gey-ben-hinom valley also known as the sultan's pool, its just next to the old city's wall, with great view, a green valley to spend a quiet evening, and the cinema itself showing artistic films and with a lovely terrace restaurant

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