The perfect location
The hotel’s location allows you to get anywhere in Jerusalem quickly and easily, whether on a walk or a light rail, bus, or bicycle.
Here are some recommended places to visit in Jerusalem – some within walking distance and some by a short ride. Contact the receptionist for an orientation map and further explanations.
A few minutes walk from the hotel is the “Shuk” which is the vibrant Mahane Yehuda Market – a food and clothing market, located between the streets of Jaffa and Agripas alongside the Mahane Yehuda neighborhood of Jerusalem, and serves as a major food market in the capital. There are many stands and shops in the market, including fresh fruit and vegetable, butcher shops, bakeries, and delicacies. There are also grocery stores, spices, organic foods, sweets, flowers, housewares, kitchenware, utensils, and clothing, as well as falafel booths and popular restaurants.
The Israel Museum is the largest and most important museum in Israel. The museum is located in Givat Ram in Jerusalem, close to the Biblical Lands Museum and the National Archaeological Museum of Israel, and is one of the largest museums in the world. The museum contains over 500,000 artifacts, representing the plethora of world cultures, from its inception, to the present; There are collections in the fields of archeology, ethnography, Judaica, Israeli art and world art and changing exhibitions.
The Old City is a major attraction for tourists of different religions and nations, who come from around the world to visit the holy sites, including the Temple Mount, the Western Wall, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. The Old City is built on the ruins of houses, vaults, and rubble estates that were built and destroyed intermittently for two thousand years. Many houses have water pits and ancient drainage passages. There are eight gates in the Old City wall: the Jaffa Gate, the Nablus Gate, the Zion Gate, the Mercy Gate (closed), the Lion Gate, the Flower Gate, the New Gate and the Garbage Gate.
The fashionable Jerusalem Avenue is located between the city center and the Old City. The classy restaurants and cafes, and the selection of luxury shops, give the Avenue a refined European aura. The avenue is characterized by the numbered bricks of most of its buildings, which include the building in which Theodor Herzl visited during his visit to Israel. Among the international brands along the avenue: Ralph Lauren, Versace, H. Stern, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, MAC, and many others.
The zoo is a zoo located on 1 Aharon Shulov Street in Jerusalem, on the northern slopes of Nahal Refaim near Ein Yael and Ein Lavan. The zoo’s uniqueness is in presenting a zoological collection of Israeli land animals, some of which were even mentioned in the Bible. The zoo is partnering in the restoration projects for the endangered species of Israeli land