Things to See in the New City of Jerusalem

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As a top Holy Land destination, Jerusalem is home to the Old City, where the famous Western Wall and the four quarters (Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Armenian) are located. However, Jerusalem also has a “New City.” If you look at Jerusalem’s map, you will realize that the more recently established part of … Read more

Cycling in Jerusalem

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Jerusalem is known for its famous holy sites. But what many people do not know is that the city is also an excellent destination for bikers. When you think of biking in Israel, Tel Aviv almost always comes to mind. The coastal city is all plane ground, making it indeed perfect for … Read more

Underground Jerusalem: A Visit to the Western Wall Tunnel

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It may sound a little biased, but there are countless reasons why everyone should visit Israel, from the most visited spots to the often-ignored gems to rising tourism stars. Jerusalem is often the first stop for people visting Israel, especially for first-time tourists. It is the holiest city in the world, and … Read more

5 things to do in the holy city of Jerusalem

5 things to do in the holy city of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is definitely one of the unique places in the world one would love to visit. It is considered to have rich history; no wonder why people from all walks life visit there. It is an excellent platform for students to learn, especially those studying history and religions. But if the academic … Read more

Seven Sisters Road

Here in Israel, you still can find long and winding road. The Seven Sisters Road was built during the time of the British Mandate of Palestine (1920-1948). The Seven Sisters Road takes you to A Quiet Corner in Motza. There are supposed to be seven sharp bends in the road that that is … Read more

Ein Kerem – The Village of John the Baptist

Ein Kerem – The Village of John the Baptist

Ein Kerem Ein Kerem (“Spring of the Vineyard”; also called Ein Karem) is an ancient village and now a neighborhood southwest of Jerusalem. According to Christian tradition, John the Baptist was born in Ein Kerem, leading to the establishment of many churches and monasteries. Millions visit this remote village and neighborhood, which … Read more

Ein Hemed – Aqua Bella

Ein Hemed – Aqua Bella

Ein Hemed – Aqua Bella The Aqua Bella – Ein Hemed National Park, run by the Israel Parks and Nature Authority, is located on the path of an old Roman road, which was still in use after the Crusader period. This piece of paradise is just about a ten-minute drive from Jerusalem. The … Read more

Jerusalem Playgrounds

Jerusalem Playgrounds

There are some great playgrounds available in Jerusalem allowing kids to run around and have fun. While parents are always advised to keep a eye on their kids; playground culture in Jerusalem tends to be a lot freer and more relaxed than in many other big cities around the world. Around the … Read more

Jerusalem Swimming Pools

Jerusalem Swimming Pools

When it gets hot in Jerusalem and the program calls for a few hours or few days off, then a swimming pool is a great option. Most of the five-star hotels have a pool that is open to the public, although it is advised to check in advance about public access and … Read more