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Ranked #1 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #2 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites
Owner description: The main entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City faces the west toward the old port of Jaffa, and is located next to one of the... more » Owner description: The main entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City faces the west toward the old port of Jaffa, and is located next to one of the city’s best-known sites, the Tower of David or Citadel. There are seven gates open: New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St. Stephen's), Herod’s, and Damascus (Shechem). « less
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Ranked #3 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Built by Suleiman the Great in 1537, this is considered Jerusalem’s most grand and ornate gate. There are seven gates open:... more » Owner description: Built by Suleiman the Great in 1537, this is considered Jerusalem’s most grand and ornate gate. There are seven gates open: New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St. Stephen's), Herod’s, and Damascus (Shechem). « less
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Ranked #4 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Government Buildings
Owner description: Free guided tours of Israel’s Parliament include an explanation of the structure of the Israeli government and a look at the... more » Owner description: Free guided tours of Israel’s Parliament include an explanation of the structure of the Israeli government and a look at the famous tapestries of Marc Chagall, which illustrate important moments in Jewish history. « less
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Ranked #5 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Ben Yehuda street is a lot of fun for the whole family. Stop in and see Hanita the lady who owns the ice cream and nut store called Hamatana.  Ben Yehuda is alive with young and... more »

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Ranked #6 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #7 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Owner description: Enter this partial reconstruction of the "High Street" of late Roman Jerusalem near the Hurva Synagogue in the Jewish... more » Owner description: Enter this partial reconstruction of the "High Street" of late Roman Jerusalem near the Hurva Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter. A number of columns have been restored, as well as buildings suggesting the form of Roman era shops. « less
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Ranked #8 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Located in the Old City’s Muslim Quarter, this is the world’s third holiest shrine to Muslims (after the Kaaba in Mecca and... more » Owner description: Located in the Old City’s Muslim Quarter, this is the world’s third holiest shrine to Muslims (after the Kaaba in Mecca and the Tomb of the Propher in Medina), which signifies the spot where the Prophet Muhammad is believed to have ascended into Heaven. « less
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Ranked #9 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: This research and eco-tourism project educates visitors on Jerusalem's avian environment and involves them in fun and... more » Owner description: This research and eco-tourism project educates visitors on Jerusalem's avian environment and involves them in fun and exciting ringing activities. « less
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Ranked #10 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Observation Decks/ Towers; Lookouts; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Landmark tower designed by Arthur Lewis Harman, the Empire State Building's architect affords dramatic views over the entire... more » Owner description: Landmark tower designed by Arthur Lewis Harman, the Empire State Building's architect affords dramatic views over the entire city. « less
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Ranked #11 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #12 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #13 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
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Ranked #14 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Also known as Gate of the Prophet David, Zion Gate is one of the seven open gates of the Old City.
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Ranked #15 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
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Ranked #16 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Owner description: Also known as Lions' Gate, St. Stephen's Gate is one of the seven open gates of Old City Jerusalem. They are New Gate, Zion,... more » Owner description: Also known as Lions' Gate, St. Stephen's Gate is one of the seven open gates of Old City Jerusalem. They are New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St. Stephen's), Herod’s, and Damascus (Shechem). « less
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Ranked #17 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Ranked #18 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Fountains

The Lion Fountain is a large fountain located at the southern end of a park in the Yemin Moshe (also called Mishkenot Sha’ananim) neighborhood in central Jerusalem.  The... more »

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Ranked #19 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: Located on a mountaintop and surrounded by 51 graceful columns, this 60-foot-high monument is in tribute to President John F.... more » Owner description: Located on a mountaintop and surrounded by 51 graceful columns, this 60-foot-high monument is in tribute to President John F. Kennedy. « less
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Ranked #20 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Owner description: Also known as Gate of the Moors, Dung Gate is one of the seven open gates of Old City Jerusalem. They are New Gate, Zion,... more » Owner description: Also known as Gate of the Moors, Dung Gate is one of the seven open gates of Old City Jerusalem. They are New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St. Stephen's), Herod’s, and Damascus (Shechem). « less
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Ranked #21 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #22 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
Owner description: Yad Sarah is Israel's largest volunteer-staffed organization, providing a vital array of compassionate health and home care... more » Owner description: Yad Sarah is Israel's largest volunteer-staffed organization, providing a vital array of compassionate health and home care support services for people of all ages. Yad Sarah's free services are delivered in more than 100 branches by over 6,000 volunteers. This humanitarian organization provides services to all without regard to race, political or religious affiliation, socioeconomic status. Although the organization is best-known for its extensive lending service for medical equipment, volunteers also advocate for older adults at-risk for abuse, drive people with special needs to medical appointments, school or work in our wheelchair-accessible vans, reach out to the homebound and staff our day rehabilitation programs as well as our play center for children with special needs. More than 400,000 people use Yad Sarah services annually. « less
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Ranked #23 of 25 Landmarks in Jerusalem
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