Travel Blogs from Jerusalem
... the "Via Dolorosa" the actual path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on the way to his crucifixion. This "Way of the Cross" is a living Stations of the Cross with a small chapel at each of the stations leading up to the crucifixion. You find yourself winding your way through the busy streets of the Old City until you come to an intersection where an event occurred. The route covers about a half-mile.
Our first stop ...
... was magnificent! There were originally 4 towers each named for one of Herod's brothers but only this one survives. I rested for awhile under an olive tree and tried to get my head around the significance of where I was sitting. I do not know why the far distant past has such a hold on me; I only know that by times I feel that is speaking to me. As I made my way through the Armenian Quarter I was beset upon by an obnoxious old Jewish man who was determined that ...
Epic Israel has landed and is off to a great start!
After an uneventful (but long) flight, we arrived in Israel on Tuesday afternoon. We were greeted at the airport by our incredible Israeli staff - Lihi, our guide and educator, and Yarden, our medic and security guard. After boarding the bus, we headed straight to Jerusalem and began our program at Mt. Scopus, a scenic overlook with a beautiful view of ...
... our choice. So up the big hill along the outside of the wall we go as the temperature is starting to soar. Lee is starting to wilt already but I kept forging on until we made it to the New Gate, at the edge of the Christian Quarter, we entered the Old City Of Jerusalem through here. Did I mention that Lee and I, the intrepid travelers, left the hotel without sun screen, water or our hats. GREAT!!! We aimed straight at the first shop and obtained our thirst quenching ...
... on a beautiful
site. Moshe Safdi designed the main building in the shape of a long triangular
hall. It’s meant to represent half of a Star of David; for the half of Jewish
population was lost in the “Shoah”. It’s
obviously tough to take, but it’s very well-done and an important experience.
Then took the JLR back to City Hall (about a 30-minute
ride offering good views of ...
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