Jerusalem District Off The Beaten Path

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

Jerusalem District Off The Beaten Path

  • Outside the Wall

    Jerusalem Off The Beaten Path

    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 quarter in the Lion's Gate and inside are some of the graves of old arabic and palestinian residents of Jerusalem and the cemetery has a high retaining...

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  • The Old City Jerusalem

    Jerusalem Off The Beaten Path

    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 later discovered by Queen Helen, Constantine's mother in the 4th century. It provided water for drinking and building the Holy Sepulcher church. You...

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  • Outside the City

    Jerusalem Off The Beaten Path

    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 surrounded by an 8m high concrete wall, is an adventure in itself, but the rewards are the chance to see the Church of the Nativity on Manger Square, a...

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  • Model of Old Jerusalem

    Jerusalem Off The Beaten Path

    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), then I would suggest visiting the Israel Museum and the model first, it will give you a three dimensional idea of what you will be walking in. There is...

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  • Visit another country=Jordan- while in...

    To travel from Jerusalem to Petra: First take a bus or plane to Eilat. Then a local travel company in Eilat can arrange a visit to Petra. Alternatively you get an Eilat taxi to take you to the Jordanian frontier where you get your Jordanian visa and on the other side there are usually Jordanian taxis with guides- you must bargain your price for a...

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  • Homat Shemuel - Har Homa

    Har Homa or Mountain Wall is a neighborhood in southeastern Jerusalem.It was built on land annexed by the Jerusalem municipality after the 1967 Six-Day War. It is considered an Israeli settlement. The neighborhood was officially renamed Homat Shmuel after Shmuel Meir, a former deputy mayor of Jerusalem, who played an active role in its development...

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  • Ramat Rachel

    Ramat Rachel is a kibbutz located south of Jerusalem, as an enclave within Jerusalem's municipal boundaries. Overlooking Bethlehem and Rachel's Tomb and situated within the Green Line.East of the road which links Bethlehem to Jerusalem, a hill of obvious strategic importance commands a panoramic view southwards over the city and beyond. Kibbutz...

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  • Driving into Bethlehem

    You can park your car at the main checkpoint then take a taxi both ways to and from downtown Bethlehem. Another option is to drive your car into Bethlehem. The way I usually go is to take the last right turn before the checkpoint, signposted Gush Etzion, the turn left at the first traffic light and go through the tunnel. Then go past the tunnel...

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  • Disneyland?

    This store is somewhere in the city center area. I really wonder, did they register this store name with the authorities?

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  • Jerusalem in the snow

    Yes, this is Jerusalem on January 7th. 2002, after the snow fall it is extra beautiful.*As I was not in Jerusalem that day, the picture here is taken from the on.line news site.

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  • The street

    One of the things I like the most in Jerusalem is to walk around in the old neighbourhoods, some houses are really beautiful and you might just be invited inside.

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