Jerusalem, Israel

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Transportation to Jerusalem

Description

Jerusalem is the capital and largest city of Israel, though most other countries and the United Nations do not recognize it as Israel's capital. It is a holy city to Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, and one of the oldest cities in the world. Jerusalem of Gold, as it has come to be known in Hebrew, is a fascinatingly unique place where the first century rubs shoulders with the twenty-first century, each jostling for legitimacy and space, and

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Accommodations in Jerusalem

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Palm Hostel

7.7
from 15
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Jaffa Gate Hostel

8.2
from 21
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Eldan Hotel

8.2
from 90
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Agripas Boutique Hotel

8.2
from 76
USD

Top Things to Do in Jerusalem

Old City of Jerusalem

Historic Site

Yad Vashem - Holocaust Memorial

Monument

Western Wall

Ancient Ruin

Israel Museum

Specialty Museum

Hezekiah's Tunnels

Historic Site

Mount of Olives

Historic Site

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Architectural Building

Garden Tomb

Sacred & Religious Site

The Western Wall Tunnels

Landmark

St. George's Monastery

Sacred & Religious Site

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Popular Tours in Jerusalem

Shorex Ashdod

17 Reviews

While you’re in Ashdod Port, visit the holy sites around Jerusalem and Bethlehem on this full-day shore excursion. After admiring views of Old Jerusalem from the... Read More

Private Day Tour: St. George's Monastery, Wadi Qelt, Mar Saba, and Bethlehem

1 Review

Enjoy a comprehensive overview of historic Bethlehem and around on this 8-hour private tour. You'll visit religious monuments, including St. George's Monastery,... Read More

Small Group Bethlehem Old Quarter Walking Tour

1 Review

Explore Bethlehem's old quarters with your English-speaking, Palestinian guide. Visit historic landmarks and gain insight into hidden secrets on this 2-hour tour.... Read More

Ashdod Shore Excursion: Jerusalem and Bethlehem

2 Reviews

When your cruise ship docks at Ashdod Port, head out on a full-day tour and explore the historic holy towns of Jerusalem and Bethlehem with a private guide. This... Read More

Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem

229 Reviews

Discover two of Israel's must-see sights on this memorable day trip from Jerusalem. You'll explore the legendary ruins of Masada and King Herod's palaces, and... Read More

Battir to Bethlehem Hiking Tour

0 Reviews

Visit the Palestinian village of Battir, a World Heritage Site, on this guided, 3-hour hiking tour. See the terraces of the village, plus different plants, trees,... Read More

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Jerusalem Travel Tips & Reviews

Popular Trips through Jerusalem

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Israel and Jordan

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Cost of Living in Jerusalem

Daily Budget:
USD

46 - 65

Weekly Budget:
USD

318 - 455
Item Description Estimated Price
Fast Food Meal
USD
13.00
Cheap Local Restaurant Meal
USD
13.50
Mid-range Restaurant Meal
USD
26.50
Coffee at a Cafe
USD
3.00
Beer at a Bar
USD
7.00
Bottle of Wine from a Market
USD
11.50
Ticket to a Movie
USD
10.50
Ticket on Public Transportation
USD
2.00
Taxi (1km)
USD
1.50

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Jerusalem Weather: Average Temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
61 67 77 83 89 93 93 89 81 68 59 56
38 41 45 52 56 59 60 57 51 44 36 35
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
16 19 25 29 32 34 34 32 27 20 15 13
3 5 8 11 13 15 16 14 11 7 2 2

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