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Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019
History buffs will enjoy exploring Jerusalem, and visitors give high marks for the local tours, shopping and abundant cafes. Tourists who journey to this cultural city can discover its museums, cathedrals and temples. Top sights in the city include Machane Yehuda Market, Knesset and Jerusalem Great Synagogue.
Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Bible Lands Museum, Shrine of the Book and Israel Museum. Its historic sites and cathedrals are notable and landmarks include Jerusalem Great Synagogue, Garden Tomb and Jaffa Gate. The city's natural beauty is on display at Temple Mount, Mount Zion and Garden of Gethsemane.
Other favourite sights in Jerusalem include Machane Yehuda Market, Knesset and Mamilla Mall. One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Church of the Nativity, 5.6 mi/9 km from the city centre.
If you want to journey outside the area, hop aboard a train from Jerusalem Malha Station, Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station or Beit Shemesh Station. Jerusalem might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.