Favorite Art in Jerusalem

Rami’s Favorite Fine Art in Jerusale

Jerusalem hosts all kinds of museums, among them some beautiful places to see fine art and some of Jerusalem’s art museums are located in the most exciting sites and fine architecture of old, full of character locations and buildings. See also Jerusalem’s Museums. The richest museum in Jerusalem (and in Israel in … Read more

Kift Zuba

Kift Zuba

Zuba is a kibbutz in the Jerusalem Hills, that has turned itself into a family friendly entertainment mecca. Kift Zuba (or Kif Tzuba, which means “fun at Zuba”) is an outdoor amusement park for kids of all ages and families. With the Jerusalem Hills providing as a breathtaking backdrop, the kids can … Read more

Jerusalem University Botanic Gardens

Jerusalem University Botanic Gardens

The Hebrew University Jerusalem Botanical Garden is a hidden paradise not well known amongst locals nor amongst visitors. The Jerusalem Botanical Garden is located near the university’s Givat Ram Campus and not far from the Children Science Museum. In the gardens, you can find a very large (in Israeli terms) garden that … Read more

Muslim Quarter – Old City Jerusalem

Muslim Quarter – Old City Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter – multiculturalism for all the senses Sights, sounds, smells and tastes – a walk through the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem is a multicultural experience for all the senses. The Muslim Quarter is located on the northeast side of the Old City of Jerusalem. Home to … Read more

Mount Zion Rooftop Viewpoint

Mount Zion Rooftop Viewpoint

For those who are interested in religion in history, Israel is definitely the place to go, especially on the capital Jerusalem. Mount Zion is a hill situated just outside Jerusalem’s Old City, so it provides stunning and unique sights of the city. An important place for Christians, Jews, and Muslims, Mount Zion … Read more

Stalactite Cave

Stalactite Cave

Who would have thought that there’s a natural formation — in this case, a stalactite cave — near a city capital? Here in Jerusalem, one of the special sites near to it is the Stalactites Cave. Also known as Avshalom’s Caves or Soreq Cave, the Stalactite Cave was discovered quite by chance … Read more

Jerusalem Zoo

Jerusalem Zoo

The zoo or to give it its official name Jerusalem Biblical Zoo is indisputably one of Jerusalem’s gems; perhaps not least because of its strict anti-mangal (anti-barbecue)  and anti-bike policy (picnics welcome). Entry fees are currently 55 NIS per person (42 NIS for individuals in groups — check out the details of … Read more

The Jerusalem Railway

The Jerusalem Railway

One of the relaxing things to do near Jerusalem is to take the train. There are plans (and even some actual work) to build a high speed link with Tel Aviv; but the saga is never ending. Meanwhile, the line is an old Ottoman line and is fairly slow, but winds through … Read more

Old City Roof Top Walk

Old City Roof Top Walk

Jerusalem is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful cities. As you explore both the old and new side of the city, you will come across awesome impressive buildings, greenery, and delightful views. But as with every city, it is hard to get a good vantage point on street level and this … Read more

The Hurva

The Hurva

For seasoned visitors and residents alike the Hurva was for many years one of the icons of the Old City of Jerusalem. A solitary arch reached into the sky near the main square in the Jewish Quarter. The Hurva synagogue itself was built in the early 18th century but was destroyed in … Read more