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National and Historical Sites

  • The City of David


    The City of David is an archeological site, a substantial part of the national Walls of Jerusalem Park. It is situated on the Ophel Hill, in the Old City basin, in a concave and closed bottom.
     
  • The Knesset


    The Israeli Knesset was founded in April 1920, during the British Mandate, as the first official authority of the Jews living in Israel in the late modern period. The Knesset soon became Israel's official legislative agency, also holding authority over the chief rabbinate and community councils.
     
  • The Old City


    The Old City holds most of Jerusalem's sacred sites for Judaism, Islam and Christianity, as well as tourist attractions such as the Muslim Quarter Market, the Hurva Synagogue, the Western Wall Tunnels, and much more. It also a culinary adventure, and an all the senses experience. 
     

     
  • The Supreme Court


    The Supreme Court was built in a special building specifically designed for its purposes. The architectural elements guiding its construction were based on the values of justice and truth. Thus, most of the building's illumination is natural, by the day light coming from above, displaying the perception of justice in Judaism.
     

     
  • Mishkenot Sha‘ananim and Yemin Moshe


    In our modern time, Yemin Moshe and Mishkenot Sha'ananim neighborhoods are a home for for galleries, restaurants, cafes, as well as the Jerusalem Music Center. They have become a home for artists and intellectuals.
     

     
  • Mount Herzl


    Mount Herzl is a national symbol and a memorial for the collective memory of Israel. Mount Herzl is the home of several national institutions, such as the grave of Theodore Herzl, The National Civil Armies and the main military cemetery of Israel, where all the leaders and generals of the state are buried.
     
  • Mount of Olives


    The Mount of Olives is situated east of the Old City, and it a sacred place to Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is part of a mountain ridge that runs 3.5 km, surrounding Jerusalem, and has three important peaks: Mount Scopus, Mount of Olives and Mount of Corruption.
     
  • Mount Zion


    Mount Zion is located outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, to the southwest. Various sites considered holy by Judaism, Islam and Christianity are located on Mount Zion, including several battle sites, museums and cemeteries. According to the Christian tradition, Judaism and Islam, Mount Zion is where Kind David is buried.
     
  • Old City Walls Promenade


    The walls surrounding the Old City of Jerusalem were built around four hundred and fifty years ago, by the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. The walls around the Old City can be divided into two sections, the northern section running from Jaffa Gate to the Lions Gate, and the southern section, running from Jaffa Gate to the Dung Gate.