On a visit to Jerusalem you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Jerusalem. These places are what Jerusalem is all about. These must see places in Jerusalem will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
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 b...
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09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 ...
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Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
05:00 am - 09:00 pm
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 t...
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Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
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...
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The Jewish Quarter, Old city, Jerusalem
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.
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Mahane Yehuda St, Jerusalem, 91046, Israel
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 yo...
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Old City, Jerusalem
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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...
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Derech Ruppin, Jerusalem, Israel
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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!
A Nail which is believed to be one of the nails used in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Dead Sea scrolls (the oldest b...
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Jericho Rd, Jerusalem, Israel
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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.
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Conrad Schick St., Jerusalem, 91193, Isreal
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
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 cen...
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Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, 9114001 Israel
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
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 wh...
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Derech HaShiloah, Jerusalem
05:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Hezekiah's Tunnels are a part of the ancient City of David and is an archeological site where you can walk though the historic ruins of the city including water tunnels called the Hezekiah's Tunnels/ Siloam tunnel which were built to function as aqua-ducts to provide water to the whole city.
Today, you can still take a walk through its tunnels ...
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08:30 am - 02:30 pm
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 th...
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Via Dolorosa Street, Jerusalem
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 ‘C...
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Via Dolorosa at St Stephen's (Lion) Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 Quarte...