Landmarks in Jerusalem

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  • Kirat HaYovel
  • Rahuma
  • Temple Mount
  • Western Wall (Hakotel Hamaaravi)
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  • East Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem outskirts
  • Old City
  • West Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem's landmarks are to be found mostly in and around the Old City. On the Temple Mount itself are the Moslem symbols of Jerusalem, Al Aqsa and the golden Dome of the Rock. Close by, is the Western Wall that's a landmark for Jews all over the world. A few hundred meters to the west in the Christian Quarter are the double grey domes of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered by many Christians as the place of the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus. Next on our list of landmarks is the Tower of David with its distinctive 15th century tower that's become a symbol of Jerusalem, and close by on Mt Zion is the odd-shaped grey roof of the 19th century Church of Dormition, just outside the walls of the Old City. In the western part of town one landmark stands out in the ultra-orthodox northern neighborhoods and that's the gigantic Belz Synagogue built in the 1990s. A very different landmark to the south of the Old City in the Arnona residential area is the Haas Promenade--known by its Hebrew name, the tayelet--a lovely half-mile long promenade with stupendous views of the rest of the city laid out below.

    Al-Aqsa Mosque

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    Temple Mount (Al Haram al-Sharif)
    Next to Dome of the Rock

    Jerusalem's most holy mosque... read more

    Western Wall

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    Western Wall Plaza

    Remnant of the retaining wall of the Second Temple. Holiest place in the world for Jews... read more

    Dome of the Rock

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    Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif)

    Gold Plated Dome... read more

    Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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    Suq Khan e-Zeit
    Christian Quarter

    One of the most important Christian sites.Believed by many orthodox Christians and Catholics to be the site where Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected... read more

    Tower of David Museum

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    Jaffa Gate

    Jerusalem's History on Display... read more

    Dormition Abbey

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    Mount Zion

    Benedictine Abbey Church... read more

    Belz Synagogue

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    2 Dover Shalom

    Lavish Hasidic synagogue in Romema... read more

    Haas Promenade (Tayelet)

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    Daniel Yanofsky Street
    (From Hebron Road continue up Yanofsky for 1km)

    Scenic view of the Old City and Jerusalem... read more

    Monster Slide - Rabinovich Park

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    Thon Street
    Kiryat Yovel

    Eyecatching park sculpture doubles as a slide...
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    St Mary Magdalene

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    Mount of Olives

    Russian Orthodox church and convent... read more
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