Mount Scopus Hotel

10 Sheikh Jarrah St, Jerusalem, Israel | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $94.00

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Day 5: From Galilee to Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by katemonster8

... Jewish culture –e.g., the twins became “Cain and Able”; the lion became”King David, the Lion”; etc.). I would say I have seen more mosaics, ancient and contemporary, in Israel than in any other place I have ever been.

We continued heading south along the Jordanian border which is very dry and very desert-like. We saw camels and clumps of palm trees scattered in the landscape, looking like mini-oases that one sees in ...

The Israel Museum

A travel blog entry by csgrtadventure


... I turned on my phone video, held it to my chest and walked around so you could get a sense and sound of it.

Oh yes, the museum . .I only got lost once (and found my way). The bus driver left me off at Hebrew University vs the Israel Museum. I know those words sound nothing alike!

The museum was well worth the afternoon. . . .once it opened . . .

The first exhibit I went to ...

Like a backdrop in a movie western

A travel blog entry by csgrtadventure


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An area that was important to the inhabitants (whether Herod or the rebels) was the columbarium or dovecot. The pigeons who were housed in the niches were used for food and the droppings for fertilizer. If you haven't read the book, the Dove Keeper, ...

Walk by faith!

A travel blog entry by sweettea


... The location also had a large grave chiseled into the rock (not natural) and had a large flower garden. If that is not enough the grounds had a HUGE water cistern to water the garden and a large wine press which all represents a rich man owns it. Luke 23:50-54 describes how Joseph, a member of the Council, asked Pilate for the body and was given to him to burry. All the pieces of the Bible fit the location and description of the crucifixion ...


A travel blog entry by ggrunberg


... of the Viadelarosa and walked to each of the stations of the cross. (the first 5)

We also took an underground tour which allowed us to see the old city of Jerusalem and the original stones that were used to build the retaining wall of the temple mount. We also spent time as the Western Wall, the only part of the wall left from King Herod's rule.

Spent a few minutes praying at the Western wall. The closest you are going to get to the Holy of Holies. ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 10 Sheikh Jarrah St, Jerusalem, is near Kikar Kedumim, White City, Ilana Goor Residence and Museum, and Azrieli Observatory.
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