List of places in Jerusalem

List of places in Jerusalem

Encyclopedia

Jerusalem neighborhoods and settlements

  • Abu Tor
    Abu Tor
    Abu Tor is a mixed Jewish and Arab neighborhood in central Jerusalem, Israel, south of the Old City. Abu Tor is bounded by the Valley of Hinnom on the north, Hebron Road and the old Jerusalem Railway Station to the west, and the Sherover Promenade, Armon HaNetziv and Peace Forest to the south...

  • at-Tur
  • Arnona
    Arnona
    Arnona is a neighborhood in southern Jerusalem, Israel situated between the neighborhoods of Talpiot and Ramat Rachel.-Etymology:The most common explanation for the neighborhood’s name is its view of the Arnon River in Jordan running from the Moab Hills to the Dead Sea.-Geography:Arnona is one of...

     (Old Talpiot)
  • Ar-Ram
    Ar-Ram
    A-Ram or al-Ramm is a Palestinian village which lies northeast of Jerusalem, just outside the city's municipal border. The village is part of the built-up urban area of Jerusalem, the Atarot industrial zone and Beit Hanina lie to the west, and Neve Ya'akov borders it on the south. with a ...

  • Atarot
    Atarot
    Atarot was a moshav in Mandatory Palestine, north of Jerusalem along the highway to Ramallah. The village was captured and destroyed by the Jordanian Arab Legion during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

  • Bab a-Zahara
    Bab a-Zahara
    Bab a-Zahara is an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem, north of the Old City and South of Salaheddin Street. It is bordered by the Herod's Gate and Damascus Gate on its south, and the American Colony and Sheikh Jarrah to the north, Bar Lev Street and Mea She'arim to the west, and Wadi Joz to the...

  • Baka
    Baka, Jerusalem
    Baka , , is a neighborhood in southern Jerusalem, Israel. The neighborhood is bounded by Talpiot to the south, Mekor Chaim to the west, the Greek Colony and German Colony to the northwest, and Abu Tor to the east.-History:...

  • Batei Ungarin
    Batei Ungarin
    Batei Ungarin is a Haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. It was built by Kolel Ungarin, a Hungarian Jewish charity supporting Jews living in the Land of Israel.-History:...

  • Bayit VeGan
    Bayit Vegan
    Bayit VeGan is a neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem, Israel, with a mostly charedi religious population. Bayit VeGan is located to the east of Mount Herzl and borders the neighborhoods of Kiryat Hayovel and Givat Mordechai. The Shaare Zedek Medical Center is located near Bayit VeGan...

  • Beit HaKerem
  • Beit Hanina
    Beit Hanina
    Beit Hanina is a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem on the road to Ramallah. It is bordered by Hizma to the east, Shuafat to the south, Beit Iksa and Nabi Samwil to the west, and Bir Nabala, al-Jib, Kafr Aqab and ar-Ram to the north. The total area of Beit Hanina is 20 sq. kilometers...

  • Beit Safafa
    Beit Safafa
    Beit Safafa is an Arab neighborhood in south Jerusalem midway between the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Patt and Gilo, on the outskirts of Bethlehem. Beit Safafa had a population of 5,463 in 2000. It covers an area of 1,577 dunams.-History:...

  • Beit Yisrael
    Beit Yisrael
    Beit Yisrael is a predominantly Haredi neighborhood in central Jerusalem, Israel. It is located just north of Mea Shearim.The name Beit Yisrael is taken from the verse in Ezekiel , in which Ezekiel prophesies to the hills and mountains of Israel, "I shall make numerous on you the people, the...

  • Bukharim
    Bukharim
    Bukharim is a neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem, Israel. Many of the residents of Shkhunat HaBukharim , as it is known, are Haredi Jews...

  • East Talpiot
    East Talpiot
    East Talpiot is a neighborhood in southeastern Jerusalem, established in 1973 in the upswing of building that followed the Six-Day War. The neighborhood is located in East Jerusalem, unilaterally annexed to Israel but internationally recognized as being a part of the West Bank...

     (Armon Hanetziv)
  • Ein Kerem
    Ein Kerem
    Ein Kerem , lit. “Spring of the Vineyard”, and - ‘Ein Kārem), is an ancient village of the Jerusalem District and now a neighbourhood in southwest of Jerusalem. According to Christian tradition, John the Baptist was born in Ein Kerem, leading to the establishment of many churches and monasteries....

  • Etz Chaim
    Etz Chaim
    Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Learning is an Orthodox Jewish organization designed to reach out to secular and non-Orthodox Jews in the hopes of bring them into the Baal teshuva Movement . It is under the direction of...

  • Ezrat Torah
    Ezrat Torah
    Ezrat Torah is a Haredi neighborhood in northern Jerusalem. It is bordered by Kiryat Sanz on the west, Golda Meir Blvd. on the north and east, and Tel Arza on the south.-History:...

  • French Hill
    French Hill
    French Hill , also Giv'at Shapira is a neighborhood in northeastern Jerusalem. It is located on territory occupied during the Six-Day War in 1967, later annexed to Israel under the Jerusalem Law in 1980...

  • French Compound
  • German Colony
  • Geula
    Geula
    Geula is a neighborhood in the center of Jerusalem, Israel populated mainly by Haredi Jews. Geula is bordered by Zikhron Moshe and Mekor Baruch on the west, the Bukharim neighborhood on the north, Meah Shearim on the east and the Jerusalem city center on the south.-History:Geula was established in...

  • Gilo
    Gilo
    Gilo is a neighborhood in southern East Jerusalem with a population of 40,000, mostly Jewish. It is one of the five ring neighborhoods of Jerusalem and is built on land in the West Bank that was annexed to Israel in 1980 under the Jerusalem Law. The international community regards it as an...

  • Givat Masua
  • Givat Oranim
    Givat Oranim
    Givat Oranim is a neighborhood in southwestern Jerusalem, Israel, bordered by Katamon, Rassco, San Simon and Kiryat Shmuel.Givat Oranim was established after 1948. The area played an important part in the battle for the San Simon monastery during Israel's War of Independence. It is populated by a...

  • Givat HaMatos
    Givat HaMatos
    Givat HaMatos is a caravan village in southern Jerusalem. It is populated by members of the Ethiopian Jewish community living in Israel. The village encompasses an area of approximately 170 dunams. It is bordered by Talpiot in the north, Hebron Road in the east, Gilo in the south, and Beit Safafa...

  • Givat HaVradim
  • Givat Mordechai
    Givat Mordechai
    Givat Mordechai, is a Jewish neighborhood in southwest-central Jerusalem, Israel, midway between the neighborhoods of Nayot and Malcha. The neighborhood was named after an American philanthropist, Maxwell Abbell of Chicago...

  • Givat Ram
    Givat Ram
    Givat Ram is a neighborhood in central Jerusalem, Israel. Many of Israel's most important national institutions are located in Givat Ram, among them the Knesset, the Israel Museum, the National Library of Israel and the Israeli Supreme Court.-Etymology:...

  • Givat Shapira (French Hill
    French Hill
    French Hill , also Giv'at Shapira is a neighborhood in northeastern Jerusalem. It is located on territory occupied during the Six-Day War in 1967, later annexed to Israel under the Jerusalem Law in 1980...

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  • Givat Shaul
    Givat Shaul
    Givat Shaul is a neighborhood in western Jerusalem named after the Rishon Lezion, Rabbi Yaakov Shaul Elyashar, the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, and not, as commonly believed, for the biblical King Saul, whose capital was probably located on the hill Gibeah of Saul near Pisgat Ze'ev, on the way...

  • Greek Colony
    Greek Colony, Jerusalem
    The Greek Colony is a neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel, bordering the German Colony and Katamon.-History:The lands of the Greek Colony were purchased by wealthy members of the Greek Orthodox community in the early 20th century...

  • Har Homa
    Har Homa
    Har Homa is a neighborhood in southern East Jerusalem, near Beit Sahour. Built on land annexed to the Jerusalem municipality by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War, it is considered by much of the world an illegal Israeli settlement, although Israel disputes this.The neighborhood was officially...

  • Har Nof
    Har Nof
    Har Nof is a neighborhood on a hillside on the western boundary of Jerusalem, Israel, with a population of 20,000 residents, primarily Orthodox Jews.-History:...

  • Ir David
  • Ir Ganim
    Ir Ganim
    Ir Ganim is a neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem bordering Kiryat Menachem.-History:Planning for Ir Ganim began in 1953. It was designed for a population of 8,000-10,000 new immigrants on 1,577 dunams of land. The first 500 housing units were built by the Rassco company employing a higher...

  • Al-Issawiya
    Al-Issawiya
    Al-Issawiya is an Arab village and neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. Located on Mount Scopus near Hadassah Hospital, it formed part of an Israeli enclave between 1949-1967.-History:In 1964, Issawiya had a population of 1,300...

  • Jabel Mukaber
    Jabel Mukaber
    Jabel Mukaber is a predominantly Arab neighborhood in southern East Jerusalem. It is bordered by Armon HaNetziv to the west, Abu Tor and Silwan to the north and Sur Baher to the south...

  • Har Hazeitim
  • Katamon (Old Katamon)
  • Kerem Avraham
    Kerem Avraham
    Kerem Avraham is a neighbourhood near Geula in central Jerusalem, Israel, founded in 1855. It is bounded by Malchei Yisrael St, Yechezkel St, Tsefanya St and the Schneller Compound.-History:...

  • Kiryat Belz
  • Kiryat Hayovel
  • Kiryat Mattersdorf
    Kiryat Mattersdorf
    Kiryat Mattersdorf is a Haredi neighborbood in Jerusalem, Israel. It is located on the northern edge of the mountain plateau on which central Jerusalem lies. It is named after Mattersburg , a town in Austria with a long Jewish history. It borders Unsdorf and Romema...

  • Kiryat Menachem
    Kiryat Menachem
    Kiryat Menachem is a neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem, Israel, bordering Kiryat Hayovel. Kiryat Menachem was founded in 1956 to provide housing for the masses of new immigrants who arrived after the establishment of the State of Israel. The neighborhood is named for American Zionist leader Max...

  • Kiryat Moshe
    Kiryat Moshe
    Kiryat Moshe is a neighborhood in western Jerusalem, Israel named for the British Jewish philanthropist Moses Montefiore. Kiryat Moshe is bordered by Givat Shaul.-History:...

  • Kiryat Sanz
  • Kiryat Shmuel
  • Machane Yehuda
  • Machane Yisrael
  • Malha
  • Mamilla
    Mamilla
    Mamilla was an early neighbourhood constructed outside Jerusalem's Old City west from the Jaffa Gate, and now refers to the $400 million commercial and housing district developed in selected parts of the area....

  • Mazkeret Moshe
    Mazkeret Moshe
    Mazkeret Moshe is a neighborhood of Jerusalem founded in 1882 and completed in 1885. Its construction enjoyed financial support from Moses Montefiore's foundation, established in 1874 when Mr. Montefiore, a British-Jewish philanthropist, was 90 years old...

  • Meah Shearim
  • Mekor Baruch
    Mekor Baruch
    Mekor Baruch is a neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel.The neighborhood is bordered by Sarei Israel Street to the north, the Jerusalem Central Bus Station to the west, Jaffa Street to the south and the Zikhron Moshe neighborhood to the east....

  • Mekor Chaim
    Mekor Chaim
    Mekor Chaim is a neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem, Israel. It was named for Haim Cohen, a wealthy Jewish businessmen who donated large sums of money toward the purchase of land in Jerusalem before World War I.-History:The funds donated to Hovevei Zion by Haim Cohen were transferred to the...

  • Mishkenot Sha'ananim
  • Motza
    Motza
    Motza ת is a neighbourhood in the western edge of Jerusalem, Israel, located 600 metres above sea level. In the Judean Hills, surrounded by forest, it is a relatively isolated place connected to Jerusalem by the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway and the winding mountain road to Har Nof...

  • Mount Scopus
    Mount Scopus
    Mount Scopus , جبل المشهد , جبل الصوانة) is a mountain in northeast Jerusalem. In the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, Mount Scopus became a UN protected Jewish exclave within Jordanian-occupied territory until the Six-Day War in 1967...

  • Mount of Olives
    Mount of Olives
    The Mount of Olives is a mountain ridge in East Jerusalem with three peaks running from north to south. The highest, at-Tur, rises to 818 meters . It is named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes...

  • Mount Zion
    Mount Zion
    Mount Zion is a place name for a site in Jerusalem, the location of which has shifted several times in history. According to the Hebrew Bible's Book of Samuel, it was the site of the Jebusite fortress called the "stronghold of Zion" that was conquered by King David, becoming his palace in the City...

  • Musrara
    Musrara, Jerusalem
    Musrara also known by its Hebrew name, Morasha is a neighborhood in Jerusalem. It is bordered by Meah Shearim and Beit Yisrael on the north, the Old City on the south and east, and the Russian Compound and Kikar Safra to the west.-History:...

  • Nachlaot
    Nachlaot
    Nachlaot is a cluster of neighborhoods in central Jerusalem, Israel known for its narrow, winding lanes, old-style housing, hidden courtyards and many small synagogues. Neighborhoods in Nachlaot include Mishkenot Yisrael, Ohel Moshe, Mazkeret Moshe, Zichron Yosef, Sukkat Shalom, Zichron Yaakov,...

  • Nahalat Shiva
  • Neve Granot
    Neve Granot
    Neve Granot is a neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel, located behind the Israel Museum, overlooking the Monastery of the Cross.Neve Granot is named for Avraham Granot, a Zionist activist and signatory of the Israeli Declaration of Independence who went on to become head of the Jewish National Fund...

  • Neve Sha'anan
    Neve Sha'anan, Jerusalem
    Neve Sha'anan is a small neighborhood in central Jerusalem, Israel. It is located between the Israel Museum and the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, bordering Nayot.-History:...

  • Neve Yaakov
    Neve Yaakov
    Neve Yaakov also Neve Ya'aqov, , is a neighborhood located in northeastern Jerusalem, north of Pisgat Ze'ev and south of al-Ram. Established in 1924 during the period of the British Mandate, it was abandoned during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War...

  • Nayot
    Nayot
    Nayot is a neighborhood in south-central Jerusalem, Israel established in 1960 by a group of English-speaking immigrants.-Etymology:The name Nayot appears mentioned six times in the Bible, in I Samuel .-History:...

  • Old City
    • Armenian Quarter
      Armenian Quarter
      The Armenian Quarter is one of the four quarters of the Old City of Jerusalem. The Armenian Quarter is the smallest of the four quarters, with the smallest number of residents....

    • Christian Quarter
      Christian Quarter
      The Christian Quarter is one of the four quarters of the ancient, walled Old City of Jerusalem, the other three being the Jewish Quarter, the Muslim Quarter and the Armenian Quarter...

      • The Muristan
        Muristan
        The Muristan is a complex of streets and shops in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem...

    • Jewish Quarter
      • The Cardo
      • Moroccan Quarter
        Moroccan Quarter
        The Moroccan Quarter or Mughrabi Quarter was an 800-year old neighborhood in the southeast corner of the Old City of Jerusalem, bordering on the western wall of the Temple Mount on the east , the Old City walls on the south , the Jewish Quarter to the west, and the Muslim Quarter to...

    • Muslim Quarter
      Muslim Quarter
      The Muslim Quarter is one of the four quarters of the ancient, walled Old City of Jerusalem. It covers 31 hectares of the northeastern sector of the Old City. The quarter is the largest and most populous and extends from the Lions' Gate in the east, along the northern wall of the Temple Mount in...

  • Pat
  • Pisgat Ze'ev
    Pisgat Ze'ev
    Pisgat Ze'ev , is an Israeli settlement and a residential neighborhood with a population of 50,000 located in northern East Jerusalem. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, although the Israeli government disputes this...

  • Ramat Denya
    Ramat Denya
    Ramat Denya is a neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem, Israel. It was established in 1970 between Kiryat Hayovel and Bayit Vegan, 780 meters above sea level...

  • Ramat Sharett
    Ramat Sharett
    Ramat Sharett is a neighbourhood in southwest Jerusalem, Israel, located between Ramat Denya and Beit VeGan. The neighborhood was established in 1974 and named for Moshe Sharett, Prime Minister of Israel in 1953-1955....

  • Ramat Shlomo
    Ramat Shlomo
    Ramat Shlomo Heights) is a large Jewish housing development in northern East Jerusalem. The population, mostly ultra-Orthodox, is 18,000-20,000....

  • Ramot
    Ramot
    Ramot , also known as Ramot Alon , is a large housing development in northwestern Jerusalem. Because part of Ramot lies north of the Green Line in East Jerusalem, the international community considers Ramot an Israeli settlement that is illegal under international law. Israel disputes this and...

    • Ramot Polin
      Ramot Polin
      Ramot Polin is a neighborhood in northwest Jerusalem, part of the larger neighborhood Ramot. It was constructed in stages beginning in 1972 under the auspices of the Office for Building and Habitation, and it is populated, as intended, mostly by Haredi Jewish families, including Breslov...

  • Ramot Eshkol
  • Rassco
    Rassco
    Rassco is a neighborhood in central Jerusalem, Israel, built by the Rassco housing company. Rassco is located between Rehavia and Katamon.Young families moving into the neighborhood have planted a communal garden as part of a wider initiative in Jerusalem to cultivate interest in nature and...

  • Rehavia
    Rehavia
    Rehavia is an upscale Jerusalem neighborhood located between the city center and Talbiya.-History:Rehavia was established on a large plot of land purchased in 1921 from the Greek Orthodox Church by the Palestine Land Development Company . The area was known at the time as Ginzaria, a native...

  • Romema
    Romema, Jerusalem
    Romema is a neighbourhood in northwest Jerusalem, Israel, just off the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway at the main entrance to the city...

  • Russian Compound
  • San Simon
  • Sanhedria
    Sanhedria
    Sanhedria is a Haredi neighborhood in northern Jerusalem, Israel. It lies east of Golda Meir Street and adjacent to Ramat Eshkol, Shmuel HaNavi, Maalot Dafna and the Sanhedria cemetery....

  • Sanhedria Murchevet
  • Sheikh Jarrah
    Sheikh Jarrah
    Sheikh Jarrah is a predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem on the road to Mount Scopus.-History:Sheikh Jarrah was established on the slopes of Mount Scopus, taking its name from the tomb of Sheikh Jarrah. The tomb, dated to 1201, is the burial place of Husam al-Din al-Jarrahi, an...

  • Shmuel HaNavi
    Shmuel HaNavi (neighborhood)
    Shmuel HaNavi is a neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. It is located in the north of the city bordering Ramat Eshkol, Maalot Dafna and Sanhedria....

  • Shuafat
    Shuafat
    Shu'fat , also Shuafat and Sha'fat, is a Palestinian Arab neighborhood of East Jerusalem, forming part of north-eastern Jerusalem. Located on the old Jerusalem-Ramallah road about three miles north of the Old City, Shuafat has a population of 35,000 residents...

  • Silwan
    Silwan
    Silwan or Wadi Hilweh is a predominantly Palestinian village adjacent to the Old City of Jerusalem. In recent years a small Jewish minority of 40 families has settled in the area. The village is located in East Jerusalem, an area occupied by Jordan from 1948 until the 1967 Six-day War and by Israel...

  • Sur Baher
    Sur Baher
    Sur Baher is an Arab neighborhood on the southeastern outskirts of Jerusalem. It is located southeast of Talpiot and north of the Har Homa neighborhood, down the hill from Kibbutz Ramat Rachel...

  • Talbiya
    Talbiya
    Talbiya or Talbiyeh , officially Komemiyut, is an upscale neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel, located between Rehavia and Katamon. It was built in the 1920s and 1930s on land purchased from the Greek Patriarchate...

  • Talpiot
    Talpiot
    Talpiot , is a neighborhood in southeast Jerusalem, Israel, established in 1922 by Zionist pioneers.-Etymology:The name Talpiot derives from a verse in Song of Songs 4:4 – "Thy neck is like the tower of David, built with turrets." According to rabbinic sources, Talpiot refers to the Temple...

  • Tel Arza
    Tel Arza
    Tel Arza is a Hareidi neighborhood in northern Jerusalem. It is bordered by Ezrat Torah on the north and west, Golda Meir Blvd. on the East, and Bar Ilan St. and Yirmiyahu St...

  • Umm Tuba
    Umm Tuba
    Umm Tuba is an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem near Sur Baher, northeast of Bethlehem, with a population of 4,000. After the 1967 Six-Day War, Umm Tuba was incorporated into the municipal district of Jerusalem...

  • Unsdorf
  • Wadi al-Joz
    Wadi Al-Joz
    Wadi al-Joz , also Wadi Joz, , is an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem, located at the head of the Kidron Valley, north of the Old City. The population of Wadi Joz is 13,000....

  • Yefeh Nof
    Yefeh Nof
    Yefeh Nof is a neighborhood in west Jerusalem, founded in 1929. Together with Ramat Beit HaKerem and Givat Beit HaKerem, it is part of the larger Beit HaKerem neighborhood...

  • Yemin Moshe
    Yemin Moshe
    Yemin Moshe " or "Moses' Memorial") is an old neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel, overlooking the Old City.-History:Yemin Moshe was established in 1891 by Moses Montefiore outside Jerusalem's Old City as a solution to the overcrowding and unsanitary conditions inside the walls, and eventually named...

  • Zichron Moshe
  • Zichron Yosef

  • Thoroughfares

    • Bethlehem Road (part of Highway 60 (Israel)
      Highway 60 (Israel)
      Highway 60 is a north-south intercity road in Israel and the West Bank that stretches from Beersheba to Nazareth.-Route:The route is also known as the "Route of the Patriarchs" since it follows the path of the ancient highway that runs along the length of the central watershed, and which...

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    • Hebron Road-King David Street-Bar-Lev Boulevard
    • Begin Expressway
      Begin Expressway
      Route 404, usually referred to as Menachem Begin Expressway is an urban freeway in western Jerusalem named after sixth Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin. Local Jerusalemites simply refer to it as 'Begin'...

    • Ben Yehuda Street
      Ben Yehuda Street
      Ben Yehuda Street , known as the "Midrachov" is a major street in downtown Jerusalem, Israel. It is now a pedestrian mall and closed to vehicular traffic. The street runs from the intersection of King George Street to Zion Square and Jaffa Road...

    • Emek Refaim Street
      Emek Refaim
      Emek Refaim is the main street of the German Colony, a neighborhood in Jerusalem, Israel. It takes its name from the biblical Valley of Rephaim which began its descent from Jerusalem here.-Etymology:...

    • Golomb-Herzog-Ben-Zvi Boulevard
    • Herzl Boulevard
    • Jaffa Road
      Jaffa Road
      Jaffa Road is one of the longest and oldest streets in Jerusalem. It crosses the city from east to west, from the Old City walls to downtown Jerusalem, the western portal of Jerusalem and the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway. It is lined with shops, businesses and restaurants...

    • King George V Street
    • Bezek Road
    • Gaza Road
    • Keren HaYesod Street
    • Yigael Yadin Boulevard
      Highway 1 (Israel)
      Highway 1 , is the main highway connecting Tel Aviv with Jerusalem.-History:The section between Latrun and Jerusalem roughly follows an ancient path connecting Jaffa and Jerusalem...

    • Derekh Hebron
    • Palmach Street

    Cemeteries


    • Har HaMenuchot
      Har HaMenuchot
      Har HaMenuchot is the largest cemetery in Jerusalem, Israel. It is located at the western edge of the city adjacent to the neighborhood of Givat Shaul, with commanding views of Mevaseret Zion to the north, Motza to the west, and Har Nof to the south.-History:...

      , Givat Shaul
    • Mount of Olives
      Mount of Olives
      The Mount of Olives is a mountain ridge in East Jerusalem with three peaks running from north to south. The highest, at-Tur, rises to 818 meters . It is named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes...

    • Mount Herzl
      Mount Herzl
      Mount Herzl , also Har HaZikaron , is the national cemetery of Israel on the west side of Jerusalem. It is named for Theodor Herzl, the founder of modern political Zionism. Herzl's tomb lies at the top of the hill. Yad Vashem, which commemorates the Holocaust, lies to the west of Mt. Herzl....

    • Sanhedria
      Sanhedria
      Sanhedria is a Haredi neighborhood in northern Jerusalem, Israel. It lies east of Golda Meir Street and adjacent to Ramat Eshkol, Shmuel HaNavi, Maalot Dafna and the Sanhedria cemetery....

    • Jerusalem War Cemetery (Mount Scopus)
    • Mamilla Cemetery
      Mamilla Cemetery
      Mamilla Cemetery is an historic Muslim cemetery located just to the west of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. The cemetery, at the center of which lies the Mamilla Pool, contains the remains of figures from the early Islamic period, several Sufi shrines and Mamluk-era tombs...

    • Protestant Mount Zion Cemetery
    • Templer Cemetery
    • Givat Ram Cemetery, Sacher Park
    • Indian War Cemetery, Talpiot

    Ancient tombs


    • David's Tomb
      David's Tomb
      King David's Tomb is the name given to a Jewish religious site on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, near the Hagia Maria Sion Abbey; the site has traditionally been viewed as the burial place of King David, the second king of Israel...

    • Tomb of Zechariah
      Tomb of Zechariah
      The Tomb of Zechariah is an ancient stone monument adjacent to the Bnei Hazir tomb.-Architectural description:The monument is a monolith -- it is completely carved out of the solid rock and does not contain a burial chamber. The lowest part of the monument is a crepidoma, a base made of three steps...

    • Tombs of the Kings
      Tombs of the Kings (Jerusalem)
      The Tombs of the Kings are a collection of rock cut tombs in East Jerusalem, 820 meters north of the Old City "al-Quds" walls in Al-Shaykh Jarrah suburb ....

    • Yad Avshalom
      Yad Avshalom
      Tomb of Absalom , also called Absalom's Pillar, is an ancient monumental rock-cut tomb with a conical roof located in the Kidron Valley in Jerusalem, Israel...

    • Jason's Tomb
    • Tomb of the Sanhedrin
    • Tomb of Simeon the Just
      Tomb of Simeon the Just
      The Tomb of Simeon the Just is an ancient tomb in Jerusalem believed to be the burial place of Simeon the Just.-History:The tomb is located in the Shimon HaTzadik neighborhood adjoining Sheikh Jarrah. According to a long-standing Jewish tradition, it is the tomb of Simeon the Just and his students...

    • Herod Family Tomb
    • Holy Sepulchre
    • Mary's Tomb
      Mary's Tomb
      Mary's Tomb is a tomb located in the Kidron Valley, on the foothills of Mount of Olives, near the Church of All Nations and Gethsemane garden, originally just outside Jerusalem...

    • Cave of the Ramban
      Cave of the Ramban
      The Cave of the Ramban is located in the southern cliff of the Upper Kidron Valley, on a slope descending into the Arab neighborhood of Wadi Joz, Jerusalem...


    Museums


    • Israel Museum
      Israel Museum
      The Israel Museum, Jerusalem was founded in 1965 as Israel's national museum. It is situated on a hill in the Givat Ram neighborhood of Jerusalem, near the Bible Lands Museum, the Knesset, the Israeli Supreme Court, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem....

      • Shrine of the Book
        Shrine of the Book
        The Shrine of the Book , a wing of the Israel Museum near Givat Ram in Jerusalem, houses the Dead Sea Scrolls—discovered 1947–56 in 11 caves in and around the Wadi Qumran...

    • Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem
    • Rockefeller Museum
      Rockefeller Museum
      The Rockefeller Museum, formerly the Palestine Archaeological Museum, is an archaeological museum located in East Jerusalem that houses a large collection of artifacts unearthed in the excavations conducted in Ottoman Palestine beginning in the late 19th century.The museum is under the management...

       of Archeology
    • Yad Vashem
      Yad Vashem
      Yad Vashem is Israel's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953 through the Yad Vashem Law passed by the Knesset, Israel's parliament....

       Holocaust Museum
    • L.A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art
    • Bloomfield Science Museum
    • Natural History Museum
    • Coexistence Museum: Museum on the Seam
    • Museum of Italian Jewish Art
    • Ticho House
      Ticho House
      Ticho House is a historical home in Jerusalem, Israel, now a museum. It was one of the first homes built outside the Old City walls at the end of the nineteenth century....

    • Tower of David
      Tower of David
      The Tower of David is an ancient citadel located near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem.Built to strengthen a strategically weak point in the Old City's defenses, the citadel that stands today was constructed during the 2nd century BC and subsequently destroyed and rebuilt by,...

    • Jerusalem Tax Museum
    • Herzl Museum
    • Siebenberg House
      Siebenberg House
      Siebenberg House is a museum below a house on 5 Beit HaShoeva Alley in the Old City of JerusalemTheo and Miriam Siebenberg bought the house in 1970 and Theo was convinced that it was built over significant archaeological remains...




    Landmarks

    • American Colony
      American Colony
      The American Colony was a colony established in Jerusalem in 1881 by members of a Christian utopian society led by Anna and Horatio Spafford. Now a hotel in East Jerusalem, it is still known by that name today.-History:...

    • Bank of Israel
      Bank of Israel
      The Bank of Israel is the central bank of Israel. It is located in Kiryat HaMemshala in Israel's capital city of Jerusalem, with a branch office in Tel Aviv. The current governor is Stanley Fischer.-History:...

    • Begin Center
    • Chords Bridge
      Chords Bridge
      The Jerusalem Chords Bridge or Jerusalem Bridge of Strings , also called the Jerusalem Light Rail Bridge is a cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge at the entrance to the city of Jerusalem, Israel designed by the Spanish architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava. The bridge is used by Jerusalem Light...

    • David's Citadel
    • Jerusalem YMCA
    • Jerusalem War Memorial
    • Knesset
      Knesset
      The Knesset is the unicameral legislature of Israel, located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem.-Role in Israeli Government :The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset passes all laws, elects the President and Prime Minister , approves the cabinet, and supervises the work of the government...

    • Montefiore Windmill
    • Mormon University
      Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center
      The Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies , situated on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem, Israel, is a satellite campus of Brigham Young University , the largest religious university in the United States...

      , Mt. Scopus
    • Russian Compound
    • Safra Square
      Safra Square
      Safra Square is Jerusalem's city hall public square named after Jacob and Esther Safra, parents of Edmond J. Safra, a Jewish philanthropist who contributed generously to the renovation of downtown Jerusalem.-Location:...

    • Supreme Court of Israel
      Supreme Court of Israel
      The Supreme Court is at the head of the court system and highest judicial instance in Israel. The Supreme Court sits in Jerusalem.The area of its jurisdiction is all of Israel and the Israeli-occupied territories. A ruling of the Supreme Court is binding upon every court, other than the Supreme...

    • Tolerance Monument
      Tolerance Monument
      The Tolerance Monument is an outdoor sculpture located in a park near Goldman Promenade in Jerusalem, Israel. The monument was designed by Polish sculptor Czesław Dźwigaj, known for his religious art, in collaboration with sculptor Michal Kubiak...

    • Yad Kennedy
      Yad Kennedy
      Yad Kennedy , located in the Mateh Yehuda Regional Council near Jerusalem, Israel, is a memorial to John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, who was assassinated in 1963....

    • Yad Vashem
      Yad Vashem
      Yad Vashem is Israel's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953 through the Yad Vashem Law passed by the Knesset, Israel's parliament....


    Hospitals

    • ALYN Hospital
      ALYN Hospital
      ALYN Hospital is a comprehensive rehabilitation center for physically challenged and disabled children, adolescents and young adults. Located in Jerusalem, Israel, ALYN is a private, nonprofit facility and treats all patients, regardless of religious belief, nationality or ethnic...

       Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center
    • Augusta Victoria Hospital
    • Bikur Cholim Hospital
    • Hadassah hospital (Mount Scopus)
      Hadassah Medical Center
      Hadassah Medical Center is a medical organization that operates two University hospitals at Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus in Jerusalem, Israel, as well as schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, and pharmacology affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.The hospital was founded by Hadassah,...

    • Hadassah hospital (Ein Kerem)
      Hadassah Medical Center
      Hadassah Medical Center is a medical organization that operates two University hospitals at Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus in Jerusalem, Israel, as well as schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, and pharmacology affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.The hospital was founded by Hadassah,...

    • Herzog Hospital (Ezrat Nashim)
    • Kfar Shaul Mental Health Center
      Kfar Shaul Mental Health Center
      Kfar Shaul Mental Health Center , established in 1951, is an Israeli public psychiatric hospital located between Givat Shaul and Har Nof, Jerusalem. It is affiliated with the Hadassah Medical Center and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem...

    • Misgav Ladach
      Misgav Ladach
      Misgav Ladach is a hospital in Jerusalem, Israel that belongs to Kupat Holim Meuhedet, Israel's third largest HMO.-Etymology:The name of the hospital, literally "refuge for the suffering," derives from Psalms 9:10.-History:...

       (now a Kupat Holim diagnostic center)
    • Al-Quds University Hospital (Al-Maqasid)
    • Shaare Zedek Medical Center
    • St. John Ophthalmic Hospital
    • St. Joseph Hospital
    • French Hospice

    Hotels



    • American Colony
      American Colony
      The American Colony was a colony established in Jerusalem in 1881 by members of a Christian utopian society led by Anna and Horatio Spafford. Now a hotel in East Jerusalem, it is still known by that name today.-History:...

       Hotel
    • Mount of Olives Hotel
    • King David Hotel
      King David Hotel
      The King David Hotel is a 5-star hotel in Jerusalem, Israel. Opened in 1931, the hotel was built with locally quarried pink limestone and was founded by Ezra Mosseri, a wealthy Egyptian Jewish Banker. To this day the hotel remains one of the most prominent and prestigious hotels in Israel, and...

    • David Citadel Hotel
    • Jerusalem Gate Hotel
      Jerusalem Gate Hotel
      The Jerusalem Gate Hotel is a hotel located at the western entrance to Jerusalem, Israel. The hotel is attached to the shopping mall, Centre One....

    • Jerusalem Plaza Hotel
      Jerusalem Plaza Hotel
      The Leonardo Plaza Hotel Jerusalem was built in 1968 as the Jerusalem Plaza Hotel. The Architect of the 22 story Jerusalem stone-clad tower was Mordechai Ben-Horin. It has approximately 270 rooms and 2 restaurants. It was operated by Canadian Pacific Hotels in the 1970s, and Sheraton Hotels from...

    • Inbal Hotel
    • Jerusalem Pearl Hotel
    • Three Arches Hotel
    • Mount Zion Hotel
    • Ramada Renaissance Hotel
    • Little House in Bakah
    • Scottish Guesthouse
    • Prima Royale hotel
    • Prima Palace hotel
    • Prima Kings hotel
    • Dan Panorama Hotel
    • Ramat Rachel
      Ramat Rachel
      Ramat Rachel is a kibbutz located south of Jerusalem in Israel, as an enclave within Jerusalem's municipal boundaries. Overlooking Bethlehem and Rachel's Tomb and situated within the Green Line, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council...

       Hotel
    • Seven Arches Hotel
      Seven Arches Hotel
      The Seven Arches Hotel is a hotel in East Jerusalem in the Arab neighborhood of A-Tur on the Mount of Olives. The hotel overlooks the Jewish cemetery that covers the slopes of the mountain...

    • The Olive Tree Hotel
    • Lev Yerushalayim Hotel

    Yeshivas

    • Ateret Cohanim
      Ateret Cohanim
      Ateret Cohanim, , also known as Ateret Yerushalyim, is a Religious Zionist yeshiva located in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel. Founded in 1978, it uses the building of the historic Torath Chaim Yeshiva...

    • Beit El Synagogue
      Beit El Synagogue
      The Beit El Synagogue , has been the center of kabbalistic study in Jerusalem for over 250 years.-History of the Yeshivat HaMekubalim:The yeshiva was founded in 1737 by Rabbi Gedaliah Hayon, originally from...

      , for Sephardi
      Sephardic Judaism
      Sephardic law and customs means the practice of Judaism as observed by the Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, so far as it is peculiar to themselves and not shared with other Jewish groups such as the Ashkenazim...

       students of Kabbalah
      Kabbalah
      Kabbalah/Kabala is a discipline and school of thought concerned with the esoteric aspect of Rabbinic Judaism. It was systematized in 11th-13th century Hachmei Provence and Spain, and again after the Expulsion from Spain, in 16th century Ottoman Palestine...

    • Brisk yeshivas
    • Yeshivat HaKotel
      Yeshivat Hakotel
      Yeshivat Hakotel is a modern-Orthodox religious Zionist hesder yeshiva situated in the Old City of Jerusalem. It was built in 1857. The yeshiva overlooks the Kotel ; hence its name. The Yeshiva is famous among tourists and tour guides for its entrance to the prayer plaza at the Kotel on Sabbath...

    • Heichal Hatorah
    • Kol Torah Yeshiva
      Kol Torah yeshiva
      Kol Torah is a yeshiva in the Bayit Vegan area of Jerusalem, Israel founded in 1939. It is famous for its high standards in Talmudic teaching and quality of students, who are recognised as being some of the foremost Talmudists in the world.-Early years:...

    • Lakewood East
      Lakewood East
      Lakewood East, officially Beth Medrash Govoha of America in Eretz Yisroel , is a yeshiva in Jerusalem headed by Rabbi Yaakov Eliezer Schwartzman, son of Rabbi Dov Schwartzman and the eldest grandson of Rabbi Aharon Kotler, founder of the Lakewood Yeshiva...

       (Israeli branch of Lakewood yeshiva)
    • Mercaz HaRav
      Mercaz haRav
      Mercaz HaRav , more properly, Mercaz HaRav Kook ), is a national-religious yeshiva in Jerusalem, Israel, founded in 1924 by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook. It has become synonymous with his teachings....

    • Yeshiva Derech Hatalmud
    • Mirrer Yeshiva
    • Nezer Hatorah
    • Porat Yosef Yeshiva
      Porat Yosef Yeshiva
      Porat Yosef Yeshiva is a leading Sephardic yeshiva in Jerusalem, Israel, with locations in both the Old City and the Geula neighborhood.-History:...

    • Pressburg Yeshiva
      Pressburg Yeshiva (Jerusalem)
      Pressburg Yeshiva of Jerusalem is a leading yeshiva located in the Givat Shaul neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel. It was founded in 1950 by Rabbi Akiva Sofer , a great-grandson of Rabbi Moses Sofer , who established the original Pressburg Yeshiva in the Austrian-Hungarian Empire in 1807...

    • Sfas Emes Yeshiva
      Sfas Emes Yeshiva
      Sfas Emes Yeshiva is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in Jerusalem, Israel, serving the Gerrer Hasidic community. Founded in 1925 in the Mekor Baruch neighborhood of Jerusalem, two blocks north of the Mahane Yehuda Market, it was one of the few Hasidic yeshivas in Israel in the early twentieth...

    • Shaar Hashamayim Yeshiva
      Shaar Hashamayim Yeshiva
      Shaar Hashamayim Yeshiva, located in the Mekor Baruch neighborhood of Jerusalem, was founded in 1906 by Rabbi Chaim Yehuda Leib Auerbach, author of Chacham Lev, and kabbalist Rabbi Shimon Tzvi Horowitz, for the purpose of teaching and studying the kabbalah of the Arizal...

      , for Ashkenazi
      Ashkenazi Jews
      Ashkenazi Jews, also known as Ashkenazic Jews or Ashkenazim , are the Jews descended from the medieval Jewish communities along the Rhine in Germany from Alsace in the south to the Rhineland in the north. Ashkenaz is the medieval Hebrew name for this region and thus for Germany...

       students of Kabbalah
      Kabbalah
      Kabbalah/Kabala is a discipline and school of thought concerned with the esoteric aspect of Rabbinic Judaism. It was systematized in 11th-13th century Hachmei Provence and Spain, and again after the Expulsion from Spain, in 16th century Ottoman Palestine...

    • Toldot Yeshurun-Yeshiva for Russian Speakers
    • Torah Ore
    • Toras Emes (Chabad
      Chabad
      Chabad or Chabad-Lubavitch is a major branch of Hasidic Judaism.Chabad may also refer to:*Chabad-Strashelye, a defunct branch of the Chabad school of Hasidic Judaism*Chabad-Kapust or Kapust, a defunct branch of the Chabad school of Hasidic Judaism...

      )
    • Yeshivat Chayei Olam
    • Conservative Yeshiva
      Conservative Yeshiva
      The Conservative Yeshiva is a co-educational institute for study of traditional Jewish texts in Jerusalem, Israel. The Yeshiva was founded in 1995 and is under theAcademic Auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America....

    • Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi
      Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi
      Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi is a Modern Orthodox yeshiva, located in Katamon, Jerusalem, Israel. It was founded in 2004.Rabbi David Ebner and Rabbi Yehuda Susman serve as the Rashei Yeshiva. Rav Ebner also serves as the Yeshiva's Mashgiach ruchani...

    • Yeshivat Torat Shraga
    • Bais Shebbes
      Bais Shebbes
      Bais Shebbes is a Masorati yeshiva in the Armenian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel. The rosh yeshiva is HaRav Abi Jakubovic, the noted interfaith scholar...


    Universities and colleges

    • Al-Quds University
      Al-Quds University
      Al-Quds University is a Palestinian university with campuses in Jerusalem, Abu Dis, and al-Bireh. It was founded in 1984, but its official constitution was written in 1993 when Mohammed Nusseibeh, its first Chancellor and Chancellor of the College of Science and Technology, announced its...

    • Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
      Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
      Bezalel Academy of Art and Design is Israel's national school of art, founded in 1906 by Boris Schatz. It is named for the Biblical figure Bezalel, son of Uri , who was appointed by Moses to oversee the design and construction of the Tabernacle ....

    • Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center
      Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center
      The Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies , situated on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem, Israel, is a satellite campus of Brigham Young University , the largest religious university in the United States...

    • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
      Hebrew University of Jerusalem
      The Hebrew University of Jerusalem ; ; abbreviated HUJI) is Israel's second-oldest university, after the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. The Hebrew University has three campuses in Jerusalem and one in Rehovot. The world's largest Jewish studies library is located on its Edmond J...

    • Jerusalem College of Engineering
      Jerusalem College of Engineering
      The Jerusalem College of Engineering is an Israeli academic college that trains engineers. It is located in the Ramat Beit HaKerem neighborhood of Jerusalem, between Jerusalem's two major high-tech industrial areas, Har Hotzvim and the Jerusalem Technology Park.-Overview:High-tech enterprises in...

    • Jerusalem College of Technology
      Jerusalem College of Technology
      The Jerusalem College of Technology , , is an Orthodox Jewish college. JCT's main campus are situated in the Givat Mordechai neighbourhood of Jerusalem. Other branches are located in the Givat Shaul neighbourhood of Jerusalem and Ramat Gan...

    • L'Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Francaise
    • David Yellin Teachers' College
    • Emuna College
    • Hadassah School of Medicine
    • Hadassah College
    • Hebrew Union College
      Hebrew Union College
      The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is the oldest extant Jewish seminary in the Americas and the main seminary for training rabbis, cantors, educators and communal workers in Reform Judaism.HUC-JIR has campuses in Cincinnati, New York, Los Angeles and Jerusalem.The Jerusalem...


    Orthodox


    • Beis Aharon Synagogue of Karlin-Stolin
    • Beit El Synagogue
      Beit El Synagogue
      The Beit El Synagogue , has been the center of kabbalistic study in Jerusalem for over 250 years.-History of the Yeshivat HaMekubalim:The yeshiva was founded in 1737 by Rabbi Gedaliah Hayon, originally from...

    • Belz Beis HaMedrash HaGadol
    • Great Synagogue
      Great Synagogue (Jerusalem)
      The Great Synagogue of Jerusalem, , is located at 58 King George Street, Jerusalem, Israel. Rabbi Zalman Druck was the spiritual leader from the synagogue's establishment until he died on 11 December 2009. The president of the synagogue is Rabbi Dr. David M...

      , King George Street
    • Hurva Synagogue
      Hurva Synagogue
      The Hurva Synagogue, , also known as Hurvat Rabbi Yehudah he-Hasid , is a historic synagogue located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem....

      , Old City
    • Istanbuli Synagogue
    • Menachem Zion Synagogue
    • Rabban Yochanan ben Zakai
      Rabban Yochanan ben Zakai
      The Four Sephardic Synagogues are located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. They form a complex which comprises four adjoining synagogues which were built at different periods to accommodate the religious needs of the Sephardic community, each congregation practising a different...

       Synagogue
    • Ramban Synagogue
      Ramban Synagogue
      The Ramban Synagogue , is the oldest active synagogue in the Old City of Jerusalem. It was founded by Nahmanides in 1267. Today it is located at the corner of Ha-Yehudim Street and the square in the Jewish Quarter.-Features:The foundation of the building comprises vaults resting on Romanesque and...

    • Shomrei HaChomos
      Shomrei HaChomos
      The Ohel Yitzchak Synagogue previously known as the Shomrei ha-Chomos Synagogue and the Ungarin Shul is located in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. It was built in the 1870s by Kolel Shomrei HaChomos, an organization of Hungarian Jews, but was abandoned after the riots of 1938...

    • Tiferes Yisrael Synagogue, Old City
    • Ari Synagogue
      Ari Synagogue
      The Ari Synagogue is situated on Or HaHaim Street in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is located on the ground floor of a building which also houses the Ohr ha-Chaim Synagogue and Old Yishuv Court Museum...

      , Old City
    • Yeshurun Synagogue, King George Street
    • Heichal Shlomo Synagogue, King George Street
    • Yakar Synagogue, Katamon
    • HaTzvi Yisrael Synagogue, Talbieh
    • HaNassi Synagogue, Rehavia
    • Yad Tamar Synagogue, Rehavia
    • Italian Synagogue, Hillel Street
    • Israel Goldstein Synagogue, Givat Ram campus, Hebrew University
    • Beis Hamedrash Gur
    • Chanichei Yeshivos, Romema
    • Kehilas Bnei Torah, Har Nof

    Reconstructionist

    • Mevakshay Derekh, Shai Agnon Street
    • Kehilat Har-El, Shmuel haNagid Street

    Christian


    • Church of All Nations
      Church of All Nations (Jerusalem)
      The Church of All Nations, also known as the Church or Basilica of the Agony, is a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, next to the Garden of Gethsemane. It enshrines a section of bedrock where Jesus is said to have prayed before his arrest...

    • Dominus Flevit Church
      Dominus Flevit Church
      Dominus Flevit is a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives immediately facing the Old City of Jerusalem.- History :Dominus Flevit, which translates from Latin as "The Lord Wept", was fashioned in the shape of a teardrop to symbolize the tears of Christ...

    • Church of Maria Magdalene
      Church of Maria Magdalene
      The Church of Mary Magdalene is a Russian Orthodox church located on the Mount of Olives, near the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem, Israel.-History:...

    • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
      Church of the Holy Sepulchre
      The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, also called the Church of the Resurrection by Eastern Christians, is a church within the walled Old City of Jerusalem. It is a few steps away from the Muristan....

    • Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
    • Hagia Maria Sion Abbey
      Hagia Maria Sion Abbey
      Hagia Maria Sion Abbey is a Benedictine abbey in Jerusalem on Mt. Zion just outside the walls of the Old City near the Zion Gate.It was formerly known as the Abbey of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, but the name was changed in 1998 in reference to the church of Hagia Sion that formerly stood on...

    • Monastery of the Cross
      Monastery of the Cross
      The Monastery of the Cross is a monastery near the Nayot neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel. It is located in the Valley of the Cross, below the Israel Museum and the Knesset.- History :...

    • Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu
      Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu
      The Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu is a Roman Catholic church located on the eastern slope of Mount Zion, just outside the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel.-History:...

    • Ethiopian Church
    • St. George's Cathedral
      St. George's Cathedral, Jerusalem
      thumb|rightSt. George's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Jerusalem, established in 1899. It is the seat of the Bishop of Jerusalem of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East....

    • Scottish Church
      St Andrew's Church, Jerusalem
      St Andrew’s Church, Jerusalem, was built as a memorial to the Scottish soldiers who were killed fighting the Turkish Army during World War I, bringing to an end Ottoman rule over Palestine. It is a congregation of the Church of Scotland.-Foundation:...

    • Church of John the Baptist
    • Garden of Gethsemane
    • Via Dolorosa
      Via Dolorosa
      The Via Dolorosa is a street, in two parts, within the Old City of Jerusalem, held to be the path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, on the way to his crucifixion. The current route has been established since the 18th century, replacing various earlier versions...

    • Mary's Tomb
      Mary's Tomb
      Mary's Tomb is a tomb located in the Kidron Valley, on the foothills of Mount of Olives, near the Church of All Nations and Gethsemane garden, originally just outside Jerusalem...


    Islamic



    • Al-Aqsa Mosque
      Al-Aqsa Mosque
      Al-Aqsa Mosque also known as al-Aqsa, is the third holiest site in Sunni Islam and is located in the Old City of Jerusalem...


    • Dome of the Rock
      Dome of the Rock
      The Dome of the Rock is a shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. The structure has been refurbished many times since its initial completion in 691 CE at the order of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik...


    • Mosque of Omar

    Parks

    • Sakharov Gardens
      Sakharov Gardens
      The Sakharov Gardens is a traffic junction on the highway from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Ginot Sakharov was named for Andrei Sakharov....

    • Liberty Bell Garden
    • Wohl Rose Garden
    • Sacher Park
      Sacher Park
      Sacher Park Is the largest municipal park in Jerusalem, Israel, located near the center of the city, the neighborhoods of Kiriyat Wolfson, Nachlaot and adjoining the Israel Government Complex....

    • Independence Park
    • Gilo Park
    • Jerusalem Botanical Gardens
      Jerusalem Botanical Gardens
      The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens is located in the neighborhood of Nayot in Jerusalem, on the southeastern edge of the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem....

    • Nayot Park
    • Sherover Promenade
    • Ammunition Hill
    • Gan HaVradim

    • HaMifletzet Park (Monster Park)
    • Ramat Denya
      Ramat Denya
      Ramat Denya is a neighborhood in southwest Jerusalem, Israel. It was established in 1970 between Kiryat Hayovel and Bayit Vegan, 780 meters above sea level...

       Park
    • Valley of the Cross
      Valley of the Cross
      The Valley of the Cross is a valley in western Jerusalem, named after the Monastery of the Cross which is located in the valley.The monastery was built in the 11th century, during the reign of King Bagrat IV by the Georgian Giorgi-Prokhore of Shavsheti...