Although I have a separate tip on the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross - of which this site is one of them), it bears repeating: Attempting to do the Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem feels like... more
This small and lovely place is also known as “Montefiori Claster”. When you head downstairs from King George towards Old Town you pass by Yemin Moshe just after the Monterfiori Windmill. If you use... more
"Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Here a great number of disabled people used to lie--the... more
In the back alleys of Beit HaKarem you can find narrow passages that will remind you of the old city of Jerusalem, Acco or Yaffo. This stairway was the front entrance to the buildings at one point in... more
Two points of interest:
1. It's fascinating to go down the cavernous steps into the bowels below the church - also widely believed to be where Christ was imprisoned the night before he was crucified.... more
We did not enter, as by the time we arrived, 16.00 on Wednesdays they close, we try too to visit also the Israel Museum at that time ... snif snif No luck!
This museum focus on the history, cultures... more
At The southern end of Temple mound is the gray domed The Al-Aksa Mosque (Arabic Masjid Al-Aksa, "Distant Mosque" - also spelled El-Aksa) is an important mosque in Jerusalem. It is part of the complex... more
The Jewish Quarter, dates to roughly 1400. The oldest synagogues — the Elijah the Prophet and Yohanan Ben Zakkai — are roughly 400 years-old. These synagogues are below street level because at the... more
The Gospel site of Bethesda is a tranquil place containing many historically significent things.
The Church of St Anne is constructed over the traditional site of the birthplace of Anne, the mother... more
The Valley of the Cross lies in central Jerusalem, between the Rehavia neighborhood and the hill of Giv'at Ram and the Israel Museum. In its center there is an ancient monastery which looks like a... more
One of the reason we were in Bethlehem is to visit the Church Of Nativity. Here lies the silver star with Latin inscription 'Hic De Maria Virgine Jesus Christus Natus Est' which means 'Here Christ Was... more
Though it has no particular historical significance, the most impressive looking church in Jerusalem is probably the Church of Mary Magdalene. This is the building that looks like all the pictures you... more
From mgmor's Jerusalem Page:
"If you're a family with children or a romantic couple or jusl like the nature life you can spand a few hours in the beautyfull zoo located 30 minutes on bus from city... more
More than just a hotel, this building is an historic and iconic sight of New Jerusalem. Built in 1931 by the father of controversial British billionaire and right-wing leader of the eurosceptic... more
Notre Dame De Jerusalem is a beautiful 19th century building located just in front of the new gate (one of the entrance gates to the old city).
The place was built for French Catholic pilgrims in a... more
South and southeast of the Temple Mount and the al-Aqsa Mosque is an area of excavation that features age upon age - Herodian/Byzantine/Umayyad. It doesn’t look like much unless you take the guided... more
The pull of Jerusalem is hard to describe. There is something magical about this city. You either love it or you hate it - and if you hate it, chances are you haven't allowed yourself to get to know...
What can I say about Jerusalem that has not been said before?
I think it is the most interesting and wonderful city in the world.
Well, of course I can't be objective. This city means so much to me....