The foundation for the YMCA building in Jerusalem were laid in 1928, on the hill west of the old city of Jerusalem. When opened the King David Hotel built opposite it, was already complete, and since then both form a beautiful architectural symmetry.
It’s architect, Harmon, who also designed the Empire state building, formed a brilliant eclectic architectural design. It is considered by many to this day to be the most beautiful YMCA building in the world.
In the building operates a hotel (“Three arches hotel”).
|YMCA Jerusalem on Wikipedia|
|YMCA Jerusalem Hotel on Tripadvisor|
|YMCA Jerusalem on Google Maps|
|YMCA Jerusalem website|
Points of Interest in the Area
|Mamilla Pedestrian Mall|