Jerusalem Vacation Packages
Jerusalem, in Israel, is a city that some 800,000 people call home.
From Jerusalem, Amman, Jordan is approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east from here while Beirut, Lebanon is about 150 miles (241 kilometers) to the north.
The Jerusalem area proudly showcases a variety of monuments and heritage buildings that you won’t regret discovering if you are a history buff. Western Wall and Lion's Gate are two of the area’s most visited heritage sites. Jaffa Gate and Damascus Gate are just two more of the many fascinating places for insights into bygone days.
Even those visitors who have no religious background will want to see the designs and artifacts in the many local old religious sites. The Temple Mount and the Cathedral of St. James are two of the most visited of these. The Chapel of the Ascension and the St. George's Cathedral are two other picturesque places of worship in Jerusalem.
If you enjoy learning new things about the world you should check out the Shrine of the Book and the Bible Lands Museum, two of the most visited museums in Jerusalem. Study the displays, view the exhibits or just savor the contemplative stillness.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a light meal, browse Ben Yehuda Street or Mahane Yehuda Market. These two are amongst the most popular retail hubs for fashion and food buffs who are vacationing in Jerusalem.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the area also has a few protected natural havens where families can enjoy unique landscapes and remarkable wildlife. To explore one of the major local natural reserves, drive out to Gethsemane.
It is obvious why a trip to The Bloomfield Science Museum is a must for families keen to learn about science. Admire the examples of special events and amazing technology on display as you wander the museum’s collection.
To photograph the number-one landmark in Jerusalem, head straight to the well-known Golden Gate. Set out to explore the site and mingle with the locals before moving on to the other interesting places to visit in the vicinity.
In this artistic city you’ll find a handful of remarkable cultural centers and museums, including the L.A. Meyer Institute for Islamic Art, where art and history lovers can browse local collections. Study the displays, admire the art or see if a tour guide is available and try the interactive exhibits.