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Address: Yemen Moshe Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: This impressive stone windmill is the highlight of one of the nicest walks...
This impressive stone windmill is the highlight of one of the nicest walks one can take in the modern city of Jerusalem -- starting from the upscale Yemin Moshe residential quarter (of which the windmill is the centerpiece), continuing along the beautifully manicured Bloomfield Garden and the Lion Fountain, and culminating in the historic German Colony neighborhood. Opposite the Bloomfield Garden is the Liberty Bell Park, with its replica of the famous Philadelphia landmark.
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beautiful view of old Jerusalem sorrundings

special and unusual place. The hall area and gardens are nice to walk around and fill the special atmosphere of Jerusalem.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Hartsdale, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is more of a curiosity and it leads to finding out more about Moses Montefiore and his agenda for this neighborhood by establishing some industry and a viable living area. Visit it only if you have some extra time.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

special and unusual place. The hall area and gardens are nice to walk around and fill the special atmosphere of Jerusalem.

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Lexington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Strangely enough, this windmill never operated as it was supposed to, but this last time we were in Israel, it was so windy that the windmill was moving rapidly! Great place for picture taking!

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Wien, Österreich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

it's the sign of this part of the city, the Mishkenot Strange to find a windmill here in Jerusalem. There is even another one nearby! You have a wonderful view to the old city from here, the Jerusalem Music Center, situated directly underneath the windmill, organizes wonderful chamber music concerts.

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Leutenbach, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Not much to see at the moment, but there's a nice historic story behind this windmill in Jerusalem - it was meant to give the people work and help feed them after the British mandate.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The windmill was on the day we went, but it was still delightful to be there in Spring. The view across to the Old City is wonderful and other landmarks can be picked out in other directions. The area around the windmill was stunning, and a photographer's dream with flowers of all descriptions adorning quaint houses. For a beautiful walk,... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Newly renovated park houses this windmill set into the mountainside next door to our INBAL Hotel. Early morning walk led me to the site, great photography. Loved seeing this my first morning in Israel.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

they plan to build a new visitor center where it will be possible yo make bread and cookies! looking forward to eat from a 150 year old windmill!

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Herzlia, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

A very nice walk through mishkenot shaananim , the first district Jews built out of the walls of the old city of Jerusalem .

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Superior, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Some famous landmarks you view from a distance and rarely find the time to visit. The windmill in Jerusalem usually fits into that category. As the sun was setting, we parked our car nearby and started to walk. We had incredible views of Jerusalem and captured unique pictures of the windmill. The museum unfortunately was already closed. It would have... More 

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