Family and Kids in Jerusalem

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Jerusalem? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Jerusalem, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Jerusalem.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Jerusalem for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Old City

    Family and Kids

    The Old City of Jerusalem consists of 4 quarters- Muslim, Armenian, Jewish and Christian and has preserved Churches, Mosques and Temples that cover an area of 0.9 square kilometers. The place has many other old buildings and structures including the Western Wall (wailing wall), ‘Yeshivas’ or homes of Israeli settlers, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Al-Aqsa Mosque, Dome of the Rock an...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Western Wall

    Family and Kids

    The Western Wall was built in 20 BC by King Herod and occupies a part to the west of the Temple Mount. The Western Wall is also called as ‘The Wailing Wall’ since for centuries, Jews have gathered here to grieve over the loss of their Temple. The wall has seen its fair share of troubles and has been a witness to the destruction caused by the Romans in 70 AD. During the 16th century ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Yad Vashem

    Family and Kids

    The Second World War took a toll on the whole world and Israel was no exception. The atrocities against the Jews by the Germans are shown at the Yad Vashem - Holocaust Memorial which in its own way, is a reminder of the times when humanity was lost. See the photos of the victims and see art combined with history to depict the heartbreaking moments during the Second World War Highlights include:...Read more
  4. Amazing Jerusalem attraction for kids
    Church Of The Holy Sepulchre

    Family and Kids

    The Church of the Holy Sepulchre contains the 2 holy sites of Christianity - the ‘Calvary’ where Jesus was crucified and the empty tomb where he was buried and believed to have resurrected. The entrance of the church is where you will find the Anointing Stone where Jesus was laid down to be prepared for his burial. Visitors rub oil on the stone and kiss it as a mark of respect. Myth...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Israel Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Israel Museum has some of the best artifacts and unique objects in not just the history of the country but of the world. The museum was established in 1965 and is one of the largest museums in Middle East! Highlights include: A Nail which is believed to be one of the nails used in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Dead Sea scrolls (the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world). The museum ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Jerusalem
    Mount Of Olives

    Family and Kids

    The Mount of Olives is probably one of the most fascinating places on Earth. It is believed that Jesus Christ visited the Mount of Olives 3 times before he took his last breath and every time he did, incidents of great importance have taken place. Today, the Mount of Olives shapes yet another of Jerusalem’s historic stories. A tomb of Mary is also located near the Mount and many churches,...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Gethsemane

    Garden

    The Garden of Gethsemane has an ancient Olive garden where Jesus would visit quiet often with his disciples to pray and where they slept the night before Jesus was crucified. It was at this very place that the soldiers arrested Jesus Christ and handed him over to Pontius Pilate. Today, the garden is a place of worship and still echoes its stories. The calm, tranquil ambience of the place is apt...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    The Garden Tomb

    Garden

    The Garden Tomb is the worship place for Anglicans and Protestants, believed to the place where Jesus was buried (to the controversy of the other burial place). The controversy comes from the place of Jesus’s burial being called ‘Golgotha’ or ‘Skull Hill’ assumed to be this very place by Scholars since the mid-19th century. The tomb along with the garden does make ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Tower Of David Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Tower of David Museum is an ancient Citadel located in the Old City of Jerusalem. The original tower was destroyed by theAyyubid and Mamluk rulers. The present day structure was built around the Ottoman rule. The place is where archaeological objects were found that are over 2000 years old. The Citadel has a mosque inside and has a courtyard where the archeological ruins (around 2700 years ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Jewish Quarter

    Family and Kids

    The Jewish Quarter stretches along the Armenian wall, starting from the Zion Gate all the way to the Western Wall and is still the residential place for the Jewish population of the city. The place was established around 135 CE and its archeological findings includes a 2000 year-old illustration of the Temple Menorah. Highlights include: Burnt House Remnant of the Broad wall Pool built by the ...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Siloam Tunnel

    Family and Kids

    The Siloam tunnel is also popularly known as Hezekiah's Tunnel and is basically a water tunnel that was carved in the ancient times under the City of David in Jerusalem. Visiting the tunnel would give you the chance to see the original walls of the City. Here, you would get an insight into the city’s history and the chance to admire the skills of the people in the Biblical times. At some ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Temple Mount

    Family and Kids

    The Temple Mount is considered to be a Holy place for Jews and for Muslims. Parts of the temple date back to 1 BCE. The temple is where Prophet Mohammed is believed to take the journey from being a human being to God. For Jews, this place is important since this is where Abraham offered his son Isaac, as a sacrifice. The Golden dome was added in the 7th century and till today only Muslims can e...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Via Dolorosa

    Family and Kids

    Via Dolorosa (Way of the Cross) of the ‘Path of Sorrow’ was where Jesus walked through to the Crucifixion. Following the same path through the old part of Jerusalem is nothing short of an out of body experience. The whole route consists of 14 stations which start from the place where Jesus was condemned by Pilate and end to the ‘Calvary’ where he was crucified. The stati...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Mahane Yehuda Market

    Family and Kids

    Mahane Yehuda Market is fresh market by day and hustling-bustling night hub after dark. From Spices and Fruits to Nuts, Tahini, Teas and Cheese, to Jewelry and Clothes, the market literally has everything and more! If you think Jerusalem does not have a prominent night life, a visit here after dark to try some amazing food and drinks, will prove you wrong! The market is loved for its sheer ener...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    St Anne's Church

    Family and Kids

    The Church of Saint Anne was built in early 12th century near the ruins of a Byzantine basilica. The church is built on what is believed to be Mother Mary’s childhood home and later where Jesus performed healing miracles for the people. The Church survived through Salah ad-Din's capture of Jerusalem and still remains in the Muslim Quarters of the city. Highlights include: Fantastic ...Read more