Sights & Attractions in Jerusalem

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Bet Ticho
Set among pine trees, this handsome two-story historical building...
Houses / Mansions Center City
 
Bloomfield Science Museum
For kids, this may be the city's best rainy-day option, but don't...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
Broad Wall
The discovery in the 1970s of the rather unobtrusive 23-foot-thick...
Archaeological Sites Jewish Quarter
 
Cardo
Today it's known for shopping, but the Cardo has a long history...
Archaeological Sites, Stores / Malls Jewish Quarter
 
Chamber of the Holocaust
This small museum is also dedicated to the memory of the 6 million...
Museums / Galleries Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Church of Mary Magdalene
With its sculpted white turrets and gold onion domes, this Russian...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Church of St. John the Baptist
The village of Ein Kerem is not mentioned by name in the New...
Religious Sites West Jerusalem
 
Church of the Visitation
Built over what is thought to have been the home of John the...
Religious Sites West Jerusalem
 
Dominus Flevit
Designed by Antonio Barluzzi in the 1950s, the tear-shaped church—its...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Dormition Abbey
The large, round Roman Catholic church, with its distinctive...
Religious Sites Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Ecce Homo Convent of the Sisters of Zion
The arch that crosses the Via Dolorosa, just beyond Station II...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Old City
 
Ethiopian Monastery
Stand in the monastery's courtyard beneath the medieval bulge...
Religious Sites Old City
 
Haas Promenade
Get your bearings in Jerusalem by taking in the panorama from...
Promenades / Boardwalks Center City
 
Hinnom Valley
The Hinnom Valley achieved notoriety in the 7th century BC during...
Historic Districts / Sites Center City
 
Independence Park
This is a great area for lounging around, throwing Frisbees...
Parks Center City
 
Kidron Valley
This deep valley separates the Old City and the City of David...
Religious Sites, Memorials / Monuments Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art
This institution prides itself on being a private Jewish initiative...
Museums / Galleries West Jerusalem
 
Mt. Herzl Military Cemetery
The tranquillity and well-tended greenery of Israel's largest...
Cemeteries West Jerusalem
 
Pater Noster Convent
The focal point of this Carmelite convent is a grotto, traditionally...
Religious Sites Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Pools of Bethesda and Church of St. Anne
The transition is sudden and complete, from the raucous cobbled...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Old City
 
Tomb of David
According to the Bible, King David, the great Israelite king...
Religious Sites Tower of David and Mt. Zion
 
Tomb of the Virgin
The Gothic facade of the underground Church of the Assumption...
Religious Sites, Memorials / Monuments Mt. of Olives and East Jerusalem
 
Yemin Moshe
This now-affluent neighborhood, with its attractive old stone...
Neighborhoods / Streets Center City
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