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Welcome to Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Highly revered by three major religions, the city of Jerusalem is as old as history itself. The beautiful city receives lots of tourists who flock in to explore its numerous cultural and religious attractions and the first point of call is the fabled Old City. The relatively small area is a living museum of busy markets, religious structures and cobbled pathways. 

Walking around the Old City, you will feel the influence of the major groups that have inhabited the city since inception: Armenians, Christians, Jewish and Muslims. Some of the highlights of visiting the Old City are; manicured Armenian gardens, Arab souks, the Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Dome of the Rock and many more.

Central Jerusalem is however characterised by broad avenues, busy pedestrian streets, squares, cafés, restaurants and a bustling nightlife. Irrespective of your purpose of visit, Jerusalem is one city that will surely give you one new and extraordinary thing to discover - something out of your itinerary.

Information & Facts

Activities

Cycle into the mountains

A bicycle trip in the Judean Mountains surrounding Jerusalem is a good way to burn some fat. This is for those that want to see Jerusalem in a really unique way instead of being stuck in a bus, car or an expensive taxi.

Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Considered the holiest church in Jerusalem, it was built over the sites believed to be were Jesus' crucifixion, burial and ressurection took place. Pilgrims from all over the world troop to the church to explore the history of christianity.

Jerusalem Festival of Lights

Every year, Jerusalem's lights festival attracts thousands of visitors from Israel and abroad who stroll the picturesque lanes of Jerusalem's Old City enjoying beautiful scenes while its walls and streets are illuminated with stunning light art installations created by local and international artists. Its a fantastic sight to behold as Jerusalem's Old City is creatively decorated with innovative and captivating artwork. 

Ice Skating at Cinema City

Enjoy one of winter's most popular activities at Jerusalem Cinema City’s 400 square meter ice skating rink. The attraction is located at Yitshak Rabin Boulevard and entry fee is between 30 and 40 New Shekels. The facility is open to families from Sundays through to Thursdays; while on Fridays and Saturdays it opens from 9:00am to 2:00pm and 6:00pm to 12:00am respectively.

 

Climate

Israel's climate is described as a hot-summer Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers while the winter climate is mild and wet. January is usually the coldest month while July and August are the hottest months.

Money

New Shekel is the official currency. ATMs are widely available while credit/debit cards are widely accepted. Some tour operators might charge in US Dollars.

Time

UTC +2 

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This hotel is situated at the heart of Jerusalem, lying within easy access of a number of attractions. Guests will find themselves overlooking the vibrant pedestrian promenade of Ben Yehudah, enjoying ease of access to a number of restaurants, bars and..
This charming boutique hotel is located in the heart of Jerusalem in the lively Nahalat Shiv'a. It was one of the first neighbourhoods that were built out of the old city's walls at the end of the 19th century and has retained a special type of charm,..
Location The hotel is centrally located in east Jerusalem, within a few minutes' walk of Jerusalem's old city walls and old city gates (Harod's Gate). This hotel lies in the heart of the famous and colourful street of Salah A Din and is just a 15-minute..
Location The hotel is centrally located in east Jerusalem, within a few minutes' walk of Jerusalem's old city walls and old city gates (Harod's Gate). This hotel lies in the heart of the famous and colourful street of Salah A Din and is just a 15-minute..
Agripas Boutique Hotel caters to the traveler seeking a more personalized and unique experience. Located in the heart of a vibrant and magical holy city, Agripas provides the ideal escape from the non-stop action of the city while remaining close to Jerusalem's..
Location This intimate boutique hotel is located in the tourist area of Jerusalem, and there are shopping and entertainment centers nearby.Policies Please be advised there is a fee for early departures.
Location This hotel is located at the entrance of the city, within walking distance of the Knesset, Israel Museum, new Supreme Court, Bible Lands Museum and the Israel Convention Center.Location This hotel is located at the entrance of the city, within..
Amazing city views and city excitement within walking distance. We await your arrivalGeneral Description Affordable accommodation Accessible to many local attractions Beautiful views and exceptional service Close to historic district Close to shopping..
The Jerusalem Tower Hotel is located in the centre of Israel's capital, making it a perfect focal point for tourists,business travellers and pilgrims alike. 120 rooms within easy walking distance of historical and holy sites, entertainment centres and..
This perfect holiday location has all the comforts you and your family require.General Description All-suite hotel 3 star accommodation A melting pot of culture and religion. A wealth of cultural landmarks and attractions. Accessible to many local..
Budget minded travellers are impressed with the service and accommodation found here at the Mount of Olives HotelGeneral Description This is a hotel for the budget traveller Close to historic district Close to major attractions Located next to ..
The Addar is a great place to start your fabulous holiday, providing guests with the ultimate experience. Amazing city views and city excitement within walking distance. We await your arrival.General Description Boutique hotel accommodation Location..
The Ambassador is one of the first hotels in East Jerusalem, located in the consulate district; it is a 20-minute walk from East Jerusalem's commercial district, the Old City and holy sites. The cozy rooms, while simply decorated, offer all of the modern..
The apartments lie in the heart of Jerusalem, just a 30 minute drive from Ben Gurion International Airport. The Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and the Botanic Gardens are both reachable in 15 minutes by bus. Shops and cafes can be found on Ben Yehuda Street,..
Location This stylish hotel is located opposite Mount Zion and the Old City of Jerusalem. It is within easy reach of many tourist attractions, both ancient and new. A short walk away is the charming German Colony with its lively cafés and restaurants,..
Location The hotel is situated on the slopes of Mt. Scopus near the Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Center, with breathtaking views of Jerusalem's Old City and the Judean Hills. The city centre, with its multitude of restaurants, bars, clubs and..
Families will love being on holiday at the Grand Court Jerusalem with all the amenities and attractions it provides.General Description 4 star accommodation Close to historic district Ideal accommodation for a vacation getaway Ideal accommodation..
Location  The hotel is located in the city center and a few kilometers from the Old City.Location  The hotel is located in the city center and a few kilometers from the Old City. Facilities Guests are welcomed at the hotel, which has a total of 91 rooms...
An Old city, breathtaking view, gorgeous hotel and exciting moments, Hillel11 Suites-A Jerusalem wonderful experience! You are Welcome to enjoy the extraordinary ambience of this great town, in our well located Hotel, in the center of Jerusalem.Policies..
Ibis Jerusalem City Center is located on Zion Square, in the heart of Jerusalem’s city center. The new KOSHER ibis Hotel is just a minute away from the Old City, Ben Yehuda Pedestrian Mall, the tram station, and is an ideal base for exploring and enjoying..
Luxury accommodation at the Jerusalem Gate Hotel is the ideal choice for your next unforgettable getaway.General Description 4 star accommodation Deluxe accommodation Elegant design and décor Location Conveniently located in Jerusalem . Located..
Location This hotel invites guests to experience a whole new way of visiting Jerusalem. The hotel enjoys breathtaking panoramic views of Jerusalem, affording guests a chance to survey the many splendours the city has to offer. This sophisticated modern..
Just a short walk from the old city and downtown, the Olive Tree Hotel is a beautiful 4-star property combining modern design with traditional elements. Guests rooms are spacious and elegantly appointed and they feature all modern comforts including..
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Being a guest means getting impressive accommodation and first class service. General Description Beautiful views and exceptional service Close to historic district Elegant design and décor Local Attractions Mount of Olives - 2 kilometres . Yad..
A relaxing atmosphere is combined with friendly, personal service at the intimate, quaint Park Hotel Jerusalem .General Description 4 star accommodation Major attractions located nearby Location Major attractions are nearby Local Attractions..
Award-winning accommodation at the Prima Royale Jerusalem , is the ideal choice for your next unforgettable getawayGeneral Description Close to historic district Elegant décor Tranquil ambience Location Perfectly located in beautiful Jerusalem..
The Ramada Jerusalem is a great place to start your fabulous holiday, providing guests with the ultimate experience. Amazing city views and city excitement within walking distance. We await your arrival. General Description 4 star accommodation ..
Luxury accommodation and superior service welcome you at the The American Colony HotelGeneral Description 5 star accommodation Beautiful views and exceptional service Close to historic district Close to major attractions Ideal accommodation for..
As one of the finest places to stay in Jerusalem's , the Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel truly stands out above the rest. From amazing city excitement to onsite amenities and activities, we look forward to welcoming you.General Description 21 - storey..
Location The hotel is centrally located in the new part of the city, within easy reach of modern Jerusalem's lively centre, theatres, shops and businesses, while still within walking distance of Jerusalem's major historical sights and the fascinating..
If you would like to be impressed, look no further at the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel .General Description 5 star accommodation A melting pot of culture and religion. A modern city with ancient heritage. A unique, cultural experience A wealth of cultural..
Location The hotel is located in the heart of Jerusalem, 5.7 km from Malha railway station. The popular tourist attraction, Yad Vashem, is 7.3 km away. The hotel is 13 km from Atarot airport and about 50 km from Ben Gurion International Airport.Location..
Facilities Guests are welcomed at the hotel, which has a total of 226 rooms. Services and facilities at the hotel include a conference room and a business centre. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation...
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