Additional Attractions in The Old City of Jerusalem:
Reach theCity of David , and explore possible remains of King David’s palace and King David’s Tomb . Continue to ”Area G” , Warren’s shaft , The Canaanite Tunnel , Hezekiah’s Tunnel , and the Pool of Siloam .
Explore Mount of Olives Holy Sites (part 2): The Russian Church of the Ascension and Church of Mary Magdalene , the Catholic and Greek-Orthodox Churches of Bethphage , and the “Tomb of the prophets” .
Visit Holy sites on Mount Zion, such as the place of the Last Supper (“Cenacle” ); the rest place of Virgin Mary (Dormition Abbey ); site of the denial of Peter (Petrus in Gallicantu ); the Armenian Caiaphas Church , Schindler’s grave ; the Tomb mark of King David , and the Chamber of the Holocaust” .
Next to Damascus Gate we explore the huge and mysterious Zedekiah’s Cave , continue to the alternative crucifixion site – the Garden Tomb , its nearby Saint Etienne Church , the British Mandate era Rockefeller Museum , and the Shroud of Turin Exhibition at the “Notre Dame Jerusalem Center”.
Additional Attractions In Western Jerusalem:
Have an indepth tour of the Israel Museum : The “Shrine of the Book” , the Model of the Second Temple , the Jewish Art and Life Wing , the general Art Wing , and of course – the Archaeological Wing . Possibly continue to nearby Bible Lands Museum or Monastery of the Cross .
Get the kids hands on exhibits at the “Bloomfield Science Museum “, or let them run around at the “Jerusalem Biblical Zoo“. Add also a shopping stop at “Yad Lakashish” , and support the elderly support organization.
Next to Menachem Begin Heritage Center Visit the mysterious 2600 year old Judaic Ketef Hinnom tombs . Stroll in Mishkenot Sha’ananim and then continue to the mysterious “Abba Cave” in Northern Jerusalem, perhaps the burial of Mathithias Antigonos, the last Maccabean king.
Book a tour and explore Jerusalem on a Segway! . Starting at $65 per person for a 2 hours tour (Done by a third party).
More Attractions in the vicinity of Jerusalem:
Drive south of Jerusalem to explore Herodium , site of the burial of King Herod. Crawl in its caves in search of the lost royal tomb. Nearby try some goat cheese in a local dairy farm.
Visit “Genesis Land“ , and experience hospitality in the style of Abraham. Have a camel ride, swim nearby at one of the springs of Nahal Prat (Wadi Qelt) , and possibly hike from Ein-Qelt to the St. George Monastery .
A short drive from Jerusalem, at Abu-Gosh explore Abu-Gosh Crusaders period church , the Abu-Gosh grand mosque , and the Notre Dame de l’arche d’Alliance church . Complement the experience with some local fine Hummus and Kanafeh .
Learn about the Battle site of David and Goliath from the top of Azekah and possibly a hike to Khirbet Qeiyafa ; tour Biblical Lachish ; and learn about the Philistines at The “Philistine Street” in Kibbutz Revadim.
Explore in the Shefela underground city of Maresha , its nearby Roman city of Beit Guvrin ; crawl in Bar Kokhba caves ; view Battle site of David and Goliath , and explore the Biblical town of Beth Shemesh .
Learn about the Heroic and critical project of providing supplies to Jerusalem in 1948 by a drive along ““Burma Road” “.
Diverse the tour of the Shfelah by a visit to a local winery, or a visit to David Gerstein Studio .
Learn about Israel’s armored corps by visiting Latrun battle site at “Yad La-Shiryon” . Complement the experience with a visit to nearby Mini-Israel, the Maccabean Graves , Beit Jimal and Emmaus-Nicopolis .
Tour Nabi Samuil and learn about the facts and traditions concerning the burial place of Samuel the prophet. Contiue to The Kennedy assassinations’ Memorial (“Yad Kennedy “) and the 9/11 Jerusalem Memorial Monument .
Drive through the Jerusalem Hills and see the Holocaust “Scroll of Fire” and the Anne Frank monuments in the Forest of the Martyrs . Diversify the experience with exploring the Stalactite Cave, visiting a local winery, or taking a horse ride.
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