Sights & Attractions in Jerusalem

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Name Category Location
 
Ben-Yehuda Street
Most of the street is an open-air pedestrian mall, in the heart...
Neighborhoods / Streets Center City
 
Bible Lands Museum
Most archaeological museums group artifacts according to their...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
Burnt House
"We could almost smell the burning and feel the heat of the flames,"...
Archaeological Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Chagall Windows and Hadassah Hospital
Marc Chagall's vibrant stained-glass windows draw visitors to...
Hospitals West Jerusalem
 
Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Vast numbers of Christians, especially adherents of the older...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Dome of the Rock and Temple Mount
The magnificent golden Dome of the Rock dominates the vast 35-acre...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Ein Kerem
The neighborhood of Ein Kerem (sometimes spelled Ein Karem) still...
Neighborhoods / Streets West Jerusalem
 
Garden of Gethsemane
After the Last Supper, the New Testament relates, Jesus and his...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Garden Tomb
A beautifully tended English-style country garden makes this...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Herodian Quarter and Wohl Archaeological Museum
Excavations in the 1970s exposed the Jewish Quarter's most visually...
Museums / Galleries, Archaeological Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Israel Museum
In 2010, this eclectic treasure trove and world-class, don't-miss...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
Jerusalem Archaeological Park
A gold mine for Israeli archaeologists, this site's most dramatic...
Archaeological Sites Old City
 
Knesset
Both the name of Israel's one-chamber parliament and its number...
Government Buildings West Jerusalem
 
Machaneh Yehuda
For a unique local experience, head to this block-long alley...
Markets / Bazaars Center City
 
Montefiore's Windmill
Sir Moses Montefiore had this limestone windmill built in 1857...
Windmills Center City
 
Mt. Herzl National Memorial Park
Cedars of Lebanon and native pine and cypress trees surround...
Memorials / Monuments West Jerusalem
 
Mt. of Olives Observation Point
The Old City, with its landmark domes and towers, is squarely...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Nahalat Shiva
This small neighborhood has a funky feel, with worn flagstones...
Neighborhoods / Streets Center City
 
Ramparts Walk
The narrow stone catwalks of the Old City walls provide great...
Historic Districts / Sites, Promenades / Boardwalks Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Rockefeller Museum of Archaeology
This museum's octagonal white stone tower is an East Jerusalem...
Museums / Galleries Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Room of the Last Supper
Tradition has enshrined this spare, 14th-century second-story...
Religious Sites Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Spread over a scenic 62-acre ridge in the Judean Hills, this...
Zoos / Aquariums West Jerusalem
 
Tower of David Museum
Many visitors find this museum invaluable in mapping Jerusalem's...
Museums / Galleries, Archaeological Sites Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Via Dolorosa
Commonly called the "Way of the Cross" in English, Via Dolorosa...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Western Wall
Historically, the Jewish faith has tended to place greater emphasis...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Western Wall Tunnel
The long tunnel beyond the men's side of the Western Wall is...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Old City
 
Yad Vashem
The experience of the Holocaust—the annihilation of 6 million...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
YMCA
The high-domed landmark bell tower thrusts out of the palatial...
Viewpoints Center City
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