Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... with the eight or nine different salads and hummus and the pita bread which was particularly nice. Then they said that the main dish, smoked chicken, was about to be taken out and we were invited to watch. So most of us trooped into the kitchen - a kitchen quite unlike anything on Masterchef. It looked like a back shed really with a metal roof and our walkway was a cardboard path made from large flattened cartons. On both side of the path were round ...
... I could see that it was packed with soldiers. I guess they were not taking any chances. Through the Dung Gate, we turned left down the hill to the ancient City of David, the site of the original Jerusalem. I had been here twice before, but I knew that there had been some new discoveries in the meantime. To the uninformed an archaeological site can look like just a jumble of rocks, but I had been reading so much that I was able to "see" much more in ...
... all 8 gates; Jaffa, Damascus, Lions, New, Herod's or Flowers, Dung & Zion’s Gates, which are all in use. The Golden Gate or Mercy Gate was sealed in 1541. All of the religions believe that this is the gate that the Messiah or Shekinah will go through.
Next stop, Machane Yehuda market/The Shuk. Evette & I ...
... 7:30-11). I decided to go before I had to be at work and wish I wasn't late to work, When arriving at the sight I was shocked to have seen such a long line probably 100+ people waiting, but knew I had to wait if I wanted to get my last goal in. To get in you have to go through a high security check point and are not allowed to have any religious materials on you (IE: Bibles, crosses, ECT) along with large bags or anything else suspicious. I decided ...
... as they left. The Israelis therefore had to remove the rubble which revealed many artifacts from early eras – we saw a section of a wall that was over 2,300 years old.
We then walked and prayed the Stations of the Cross – again, highly unlikely that it was the exact path. It now runs through the Arab section of town – right through the open market! We listened to our classmates read the passage pertaining to the ...
Other places to stay in Jerusalem
1, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Simply Grand
- Best service at the grand court jerusalem
- Pleasure vacation not a night mare
ימין משה, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Saint George St. 9, Jerusalem | Hotelfrom $100
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $446
- Best Breakfast Buffet in the World
- Fantastic Hotel, I recommend it to everyone
- By far the best hotel in Jerusalem. Definitely stay here.
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Nice hotel
- Schönes Hotel
- No volveré a llevar allí a mis grupos
גִּבְעַת שַׁפִּירָא, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $163
רוממה, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $119
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $309
- Liked the Inbal
- Ideal location but noisy
- Good Hotel but not great
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- Ok but for religous
- Preis/Leistung und das Hotel waren super
- Great Hotel, Great Value
39 Keren Hayesod Street, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $200
- My Stay was great
- Great location, very solid hotel
- Great deal on a decent price hotel
רוממה, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $94
ימין משה, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $141
הרובע הנוצרי, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $97
- Jeusalem gold
- Good - but be warned!
- Jerusalem Gold has the Midas touch for reasonable price!
1, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $419
- Poor Service in Jerusalem
- A fabulous hotel
- Excellent Hotel
גִּבְעַת רָם, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $130
מקור ברוך, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $159
בית וגן, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $128
נחלאות, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $223
- Wonderful Location and Stay
- Don't go there
- Beautiful Hotel, Beautiful Setting
1, Jerusalem | 5 star hotelfrom $409
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $134
1, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $126
א-טור, Jerusalem | 3 star hotelfrom $91
גִּבְעַת רָם, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $197
הרובע המוסלמי, Jerusalem | 1 star hotelfrom $120
גִּבְעַת רָם, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Not bad at all if you're not fussy
- I really enjoyed this hotel.
- Total letdown
אבו תור, Jerusalem | 4 star hotelfrom $179