Articles Tagged ‘“Old City”’

Explore the Christian Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem

Explore the Christian Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem April 11, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Mount of Olives 101

Mount of Olives 101 March 25, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
For the best view over the Old City of Jerusalem, the Mount of Olives just can’t be beat.  But don’t think you drove up there just to take in the view. There’s enough history in this one spot to fill days of lectures, but since you’re lucky enough to be actually standing there...

Top 5 Things to Do With Teenage Tourists in Jerusalem

Top 5 Things to Do With Teenage Tourists in Jerusalem March 16, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re on a family vacation in Jerusalem and have teenagers with you, don’t be scared !  Jerusalem is one of the best places to find activities that will entertain and even educate your teens. The Jerusalem Scavenger Hunt This is one of the most creative and fun activities in Jerusalem...

Best Places to Buy Souvenirs in Jerusalem

Best Places to Buy Souvenirs in Jerusalem March 12, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
While the latest luggage weight restrictions may keep your souvenir shopping down, most travelers still want to pick up a few mementos of their once-in-a-lifetime vacation, or bring something home for the kids, parents or good friends left behind. Olive wood carving of the Western Wall So what to buy...

Explore the Christian Quarter of the Old City, Jerusalem

Explore the Christian Quarter of the Old City, Jerusalem March 8, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Jerusalem’s Oldest, Most Unusual Synagogue

Jerusalem’s Oldest, Most Unusual Synagogue February 17, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of synagogues in Jerusalem. From the tiny neighborhood shtiebels to the palatial Belz Synagogue that stands out on the northern Jerusalem skyline.  But the oldest, and most unusual synagogue in the city is the Karaite Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. Karaite...

Five Romantic Restaurants in Jerusalem

Five Romantic Restaurants in Jerusalem December 28, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Jerusalem has a number of restaurants scattered throughout the city that fit the ‘romantic’ category.  That means they’re small; quiet with discreet service; have a to-die-for view or a secluded, exotic location and a menu that includes some luscious foods and heady wine that will...

Jerusalem,Israel: Five Great Places to Propose

Jerusalem,Israel: Five Great Places to Propose November 28, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
While Jerusalem may not be thought of as the most romantic city in the world, there’s no denying that it’s one of the most historic and meaningful places on the planet, so why not plan on making one of the most meaningful declarations of your life and propose there? There are some astoundingly...

Jerusalem, Israel: Where to Take Visitors for Dinner

Jerusalem, Israel: Where to Take Visitors for Dinner November 15, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Jerusalem shows itself off best via its neighborhoods, and the best places to take visitors for dinner are those that showcase the varied architecture and cuisine of the city. Take the Rooftop Restaurant of the Mamilla Hotel, for example.  No doubt your visitors will have spent a good portion of their...

Best Views in Jerusalem

Best Views in Jerusalem November 5, 2011 | What's New | Read More
There’s a lot to take in in Jerusalem, and whether you’re a casual traveler who’s come to see the sights; a pilgrim focused on experiencing the city where two of the world’s major religions were born or someone who wants to understand more about this city that’s always in...