Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... I consider to be the most impacting, moving and gut wrenching memorial anywhere: The Children's Memorial. 1.5 million children were murdered in the Shoah....if anyone EVER tries to tell you that The Nazis only killed people who were a threat to Germany, ask them how 1.5 million children could be such a dire threat. I walked into the rock cut entrance, much like entering a cave. A mournful, grieving requiem filled the air as I rounded the corner...then I entered ...
... tomato and basil. Both came with an excellent salad
of arugula, fennel, cabbage and a herby vinaigrette. Okay so that was kind of a
boring meal, but we were waiting for our room to be cleaned…
At Café Paradiso, we started with outstanding homemade bread
(a la campagne) with a mustard seed and garlic aioli, and shared a ridiculously
huge “Israeli Salad”; that’s cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, and slabs of feta,
... the Israelis themselves although, if truth be told, there was very little evidence of a hard exterior to any of the Israelis we encountered; just smiles, warmth and kindness - unless they are behind the wheel of a car, of course.
Jerusalem doesn't satisfy itself with the traditional five senses. It also enters your dreams, imagination, hopes and superstitions. It draws you in, takes hold and refuses to let go, like no other city on Earth.
... destruction. Built to support the western side of the Temple Mount, it is the most sacred structure of the Jewish people. I also noticed the strongest presence of Israeli soldiers and police in this area.
Our group then walked to the ...
... with a double bed instead of two singles…and when we asked to change we were told that there were no other rooms and therefore a camp bed was dumped in the corner of our small room (not made of course, why would the staff do their job?) and we were left to it. It was not the nicest place in the world, and we were soon to discover that it was full of Russian tourists (as was much of Israel as it turns out!) who elbow you in the breakfast buffet line and steal all the food! ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
More great choices in Jerusalem
Search for more deals in Jerusalem
TravelPod Member ReviewsAlcazar Hotel Jerusalem
this is what the owner told us when we asked about how easy it is to get a taxi over to west jerusalem. The rooms were basic but fine, and though expensive it is as cheap as you can get in Jerusalem.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.