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Ranked #1 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; History Museums; Neighborhoods

The Old City is great fun for the whole family.  You can spend several days and not get through all the sites packed into this tiny area. The Old City is divided into four... more »

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Ranked #2 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: Libraries; Monuments/ Statues; History Museums
Owner description: The world’s leading national Holocaust memorial and museum is a 45-acre campus comprising indoor museums, outdoor monuments,... more » Owner description: The world’s leading national Holocaust memorial and museum is a 45-acre campus comprising indoor museums, outdoor monuments, memorials, gardens, sculptures and world-class research and educational centres. « less
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Ranked #3 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: ; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Comprising nearly 50,000 square meters and a six-acre sculpture garden, this complex features an impressive variety of... more » Owner description: Comprising nearly 50,000 square meters and a six-acre sculpture garden, this complex features an impressive variety of collections from prehistoric archaeology to contemporary art.The children's wing is the most interactive section of this sprawling museum. There are special activities for kids during Jewish holidays and school vacations. « less
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Ranked #4 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks

The Western ("Wailing") Wall is one of Israel's biggest tourist attractions. At all hours of the day or night, visitors stream to the Wall to pray, to take photographs, to... more »

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Ranked #7 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Ancient Ruins; National Parks
This 1,250 acre national park is filled with 2,000 year old archaeological sites that visitors can explore.
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Ranked #8 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Shabbat of a Lifetime invites you to experience an authentic Shabbat dinner in the heart of Jerusalem. Participate in a... more » Owner description: Shabbat of a Lifetime invites you to experience an authentic Shabbat dinner in the heart of Jerusalem. Participate in a traditional Shabbat dinner with a family at their home while feasting on a variety of delicious, home-made cuisine from nine Jewish communities around the world! We combine the personal touch of home-hospitality with a unique cultural immersion you won't find anywhere else. « less
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Ranked #9 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Zoos
Owner description: This 62-acre zoo contains more than 140 species of animals with two major themes: animals mentioned in the Bible and... more » Owner description: This 62-acre zoo contains more than 140 species of animals with two major themes: animals mentioned in the Bible and endangered species from around the world. « less
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Ranked #10 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located east of Jerusalem, this holy spot is associated with many events in Jesus’ life including ascending to Heaven (Chapel... more » Owner description: Located east of Jerusalem, this holy spot is associated with many events in Jesus’ life including ascending to Heaven (Chapel of Ascension) and teaching his disciples the Lord’s prayer (Pater Noster). « less
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Ranked #11 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks

  Although it has a natural garden that has been there for thousands of years (it is watered by an underground spring-see Joh 19:41 “Now in the place where he was crucified there... more »

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Ranked #12 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Located outside the walls of Jerusalem, this beautiful garden among a grove of olive trees is thought to be the place where... more » Owner description: Located outside the walls of Jerusalem, this beautiful garden among a grove of olive trees is thought to be the place where Jesus particularly enjoyed prayer and contemplation. « less
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Ranked #13 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in the restored ancient Citadel, this museum traces the long and turbulent history of Jerusalem using audiovisual... more » Owner description: Located in the restored ancient Citadel, this museum traces the long and turbulent history of Jerusalem using audiovisual presentations, models, maps, holograms and videos. « less
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Ranked #14 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Owner description: Following two devastating wars and 20 years of enemy occupation, the Jewish Quarter of Old Jerusalem was reconstructed with... more » Owner description: Following two devastating wars and 20 years of enemy occupation, the Jewish Quarter of Old Jerusalem was reconstructed with great attention to harmonious architectural detail. The highlight of the quarter is the excavation of the Cardo, the ancient Roman market street. « less
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Ranked #15 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
Owner description: This memorial park and cemetery is the final resting place of Theodor Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, and other... more » Owner description: This memorial park and cemetery is the final resting place of Theodor Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, and other noted leaders including Golda Meir, Levi Eshkol and Yitzhak Rabin. « less
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Ranked #16 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Built in the fourth century over the site of a Roman Pagan temple, this is considered one of the world’s holiest shrines to... more » Owner description: Built in the fourth century over the site of a Roman Pagan temple, this is considered one of the world’s holiest shrines to Christians, preserving the most important moments of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. « less
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Ranked #17 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Built in honor of Anne (Hannah), the mother of Mary, this 12th-century church is one of the finest examples of Crusader... more » Owner description: Built in honor of Anne (Hannah), the mother of Mary, this 12th-century church is one of the finest examples of Crusader architecture in Israel. « less
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Ranked #18 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources

  The City of David is located outside the walls of the old city near the Dung Gate . It is where King David made his capital and built his palace.  His son, Solomon, built the... more »

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Ranked #19 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located on the Mount of Olives, this beautiful church was first built by the Byzantines in 379 and rebuilt between 1919 and... more » Owner description: Located on the Mount of Olives, this beautiful church was first built by the Byzantines in 379 and rebuilt between 1919 and 1924, whose construction was financed from contributions made by many countries. « less
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Ranked #20 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks

  According to Holy Scripture and Christian tradition, Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane and taken to Caiaphas’ house in Mt. Zion . Built on the remains of Caiaphas... more »

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Ranked #21 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Mines; Landmarks
Owner description: An unique archaeological project that allows visitors to participate in the sifting of debris that was excavated in the... more » Owner description: An unique archaeological project that allows visitors to participate in the sifting of debris that was excavated in the Temple Mount. « less
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Ranked #23 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Ancient Ruins; Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Geologic Formations; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #24 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: In the heart of Jerusalem, the First Station is a major center of entertainment, culture and culinary delights. The complex... more » Owner description: In the heart of Jerusalem, the First Station is a major center of entertainment, culture and culinary delights. The complex is accessible and open to the general public - both local Jerusalemites and tourists, and is a lively focus of activities, with something to offer for a variety of wishes and needs, on the go almost all hours of the day, every day of the week. The Station's location in the city's downtown tourist and culture area makes it a bridge between neighborhoods and communities, and the first station for any visit or night out in the heart of Jerusalem. « less
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Ranked #25 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Monuments/ Statues; History Museums
Owner description: This official memorial, symbolizing the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem, is in honor of those who died during the... more » Owner description: This official memorial, symbolizing the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem, is in honor of those who died during the Six-Day War in 1967. « less
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Ranked #27 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem is the only museum in the world dedicated to the history of the Ancient Near East from a... more » Owner description: The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem is the only museum in the world dedicated to the history of the Ancient Near East from a biblical perspective. The core exhibition displays an extraordinary collection of ancient art and archaeology tracing the roots of monotheism from the dawn of civilization to early Christianity.The treasures on display represent the physical evidence of civilization and events described in the Bible. Traditions, rituals, religions, and cultures are revealed through ancient ivories, mosaics, jewelry, seals, terra cotta and stone sculptures. The magnificent cultures of ancient Egypt, Sumer, Assyria and Babylon come to life before you.The exhibits feature the Assyrian ivories from Nimrud (circa 800 B.C.), sarcophagus of Julia Latronilla dated from the 4th century and an impressive collection of cylinder seals and scarabs. « less
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Ranked #28 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Religious Sites; Neighborhoods
Owner description: The Christian Quarter of Jerusalem's walled Old City holds the most important Christian church, the Holy Sepulchre, and a... more » Owner description: The Christian Quarter of Jerusalem's walled Old City holds the most important Christian church, the Holy Sepulchre, and a number of monasteries, archaeological sites, and shrines along the Via Dolorosa. « less
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Ranked #29 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
This tear-shaped church was built between 1953 and 1955 on the spot where, according to tradition, Jesus wept over Jerusalem.
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Ranked #30 of 182 attractions in Jerusalem
Category: Religious Sites; Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Caverns/ Caves; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Wadi Qelt is a scenic gorge running between Jerusalem and Jericho; as such, it is popular among hikers. The isolated Greek... more » Owner description: Wadi Qelt is a scenic gorge running between Jerusalem and Jericho; as such, it is popular among hikers. The isolated Greek Orthodox monastery is carved into a cliff in the northeastern corner of the narrow canyon. The exterior is impressive; inside, the non-squeamish will marvel at the human reliquary. « less
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