Sights & Attractions in Jerusalem

Advertisement

Top Attractions

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Ben-Yehuda Street
Most of the street is an open-air pedestrian...
Neighborhoods / Streets Center City
 
Bible Lands Museum
Most archaeological museums group artifacts...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
Burnt House
"We could almost smell the burning and feel the...
Archaeological Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Chagall Windows and Hadassah Hospital
Marc Chagall's vibrant stained-glass windows draw...
Hospitals West Jerusalem
 
Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Vast numbers of Christians, especially...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Dome of the Rock and Temple Mount
The magnificent golden Dome of the Rock dominates...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Ein Kerem
The neighborhood of Ein Kerem (sometimes spelled...
Neighborhoods / Streets West Jerusalem
 
Garden of Gethsemane
After the Last Supper, the New Testament relates,...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Garden Tomb
A beautifully tended English-style country garden...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Herodian Quarter and Wohl Archaeological Museum
Excavations in the 1970s exposed the Jewish...
Museums / Galleries, Archaeological Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Israel Museum
In 2010, this eclectic treasure trove and...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
Jerusalem Archaeological Park
A gold mine for Israeli archaeologists, this...
Archaeological Sites Old City
 
Knesset
Both the name of Israel's one-chamber parliament...
Government Buildings West Jerusalem
 
Machaneh Yehuda
For a unique local experience, head to this...
Markets / Bazaars Center City
 
Montefiore's Windmill
Sir Moses Montefiore had this limestone windmill...
Windmills Center City
 
Mt. Herzl National Memorial Park
Cedars of Lebanon and native pine and cypress...
Memorials / Monuments West Jerusalem
 
Mt. of Olives Observation Point
The Old City, with its landmark domes and...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Nahalat Shiva
This small neighborhood has a funky feel, with...
Neighborhoods / Streets Center City
 
Ramparts Walk
The narrow stone catwalks of the Old City walls...
Historic Districts / Sites, Promenades / Boardwalks Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Rockefeller Museum of Archaeology
This museum's octagonal white stone tower is an...
Museums / Galleries Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Room of the Last Supper
Tradition has enshrined this spare, 14th-century...
Religious Sites Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Spread over a scenic 62-acre ridge in the Judean...
Zoos / Aquariums West Jerusalem
 
Tower of David Museum
Many visitors find this museum invaluable in...
Museums / Galleries, Archaeological Sites Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Via Dolorosa
Commonly called the "Way of the Cross" in...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Western Wall
Historically, the Jewish faith has tended to...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Western Wall Tunnel
The long tunnel beyond the men's side of the...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Old City
 
Yad Vashem
The experience of the Holocaust—the...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
YMCA
The high-domed landmark bell tower thrusts out of...
Viewpoints Center City

Advertisement

Trip Finder
Store
Guidebooks

Fodor's Israel

View Details
Travel Deals
Forums