JERUSALEM - A MUST SEE CITY
Jerusalem is Israel's capital, and largest city both in population and size. A Holy City for three of the world's major religions -Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - Jerusalem has a long and tumultuous history, during which it has been home to people of many nationalities and faiths.
The city welcomes its visitors with a perfect mix of modernity and history
One of the oldest cities in the world with a history going back 5000 years, Jerusalem is bursting with iconic landmarks. Every brick and stone is teeming with history.
Beyond the Old City walls, lies a new Jerusalem, with the best features of modern life - culture, nightlife and dining.
Old City sites to explore:
Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Temple Mount (Al-Aqsa)
Tower of David Museum
Visit the city's lively and colorful neighborhoods, each with its own personality and atmosphere:
Nachlaot & Mahane Yehuda (a market by day and bustling entertainment hub at night)
The shop- and–restaurant-lined
Ben Yehuda and Jaffa Streets
Photos by Noam Chen for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism