Articles Tagged ‘top 10 travel destination’

Jerusalem’s Western Wall Area to Get $23 million Upgrade

November 21, 2010 | What's New | Read More
More than 8 million people visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem every year.  Almost everyone who comes to Israel makes a pilgrimage to the Wall that is a remnant of the perimeter wall of the Second Temple built by King Herod.  The rest of the Temple was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE, but the retaining...

Israel Museum Dazzles After $100M Face Lift

Israel Museum Dazzles After $100M Face Lift August 2, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Even during the three years it was closed for renovations, visitors couldn’t keep away from Jerusalem’s Israel Museum. The Israel Museum is Israel’s national museum and visitors and residents alike are drawn to the place as the central repository of Jewish culture in the world and one of the “must...

What to pack for a Jerusalem visit

What to pack for a Jerusalem visit July 24, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
So you’re on your way to the Holy Land and you can’t wait to get to Jerusalem for your first glimpse of the city that’s holy to more than half the population of the world.  What are the essentials you should bring along to make your trip that much more enjoyable? First off–under...

Jerusalem Named Best City in Africa & Middle East

Jerusalem Named Best City in Africa & Middle East July 13, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Well, of course I knew I lived in the best city in the Middle East, but now the powers-that-be at Travel and Leisure Magazine have named Jerusalem as the #1 city in Africa and the Middle East. (The last time Jerusalem made #1 was back in 2000). Beating out Cape Town, Tel Aviv, Amman, Marrakesh and Petra,...

Jerusalem–Named in Top 10 Travel Destinations

Jerusalem–Named in Top 10 Travel Destinations May 16, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
I always knew I lived in one of the world’s most fascinating, dynamic and diverse cities–but now travelers around the world have voted Jerusalem as one of the top 10 travel destinations for anyone interested in culture and sightseeing. The TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice award honored...