Jerusalem

No trip to Israel is complete without a stopover in Jerusalem: the Holy City bursting with history, sensational sites and rich culture. Visit one of the most interesting destinations in the world with our insider's guide

The best Jerusalem restaurantsThe best Jerusalem restaurants

The best Jerusalem restaurants

Whether or not you’re looking for kosher restaurants, Jerusalem offers a wide range of options that are both mouthwateringly delicious and suitable for a...

The top things to do in Jerusalem

The top things to do in Jerusalem

From the Wailing Wall to Yad Vashem and everything in between, squeezing thousands of years of history into a few days isn’t an easy task, but we were up for...

The best Jerusalem hotels

The best Jerusalem hotels

Despite the lingering threat of unrest, Jerusalem is a thriving city and when it comes to its hotels, surprisingly modern. Aside from Five Star Alliance hotels...

Family-friendly things to do in Jerusalem

Family-friendly things to do in Jerusalem

While you may want to tackle all the famous historical landmarks that cover generations of your family’s heritage, there is only so much dry history your...

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The best restaurants in Jerusalem

Machneyuda

Machneyuda

With three Jerusalem chefs running the show, this rustic haven for foodies offers a changing market-to-table menu with all ingredients sourced from the nearby...

Satya

Satya

There’s much to love about Satya, but it can be summed up in a combination of fresh seasonal ingredients and the attention to detail in each dish. Opened by...

Talbiye

Talbiye

Israeli top chefs Assaf Granit, Yossi Elad and Uri Navon long ago established the famous Machneyuda group, which operates restaurants all over the city....

Chakra

Chakra

This well-loved restaurant attracts locals in the know. Chakra showcases an Italian-inspired menu with a global influence and an extensive seafood selection....

Mona

Mona

Situated in the old stone Artists’ House, this vibrant restaurant is further enlivened by its select menu where unusual, flavorful combinations always sing and...

Adom

Adom

This spacious restaurant and wine bar presents an eclectic French/Italian menu with many options from meat to seafood. The vino here takes center stage with an...

Drinking in Jerusalem

Night owls: Jerusalem after dark

Night owls: Jerusalem after dark

Well-known among locals, the night scene in Jerusalem’s legendary Machane Yehuda Market has proliferated in recent years, creating a trendy, yet remarkably...

A beer buff's guide to Israeli breweries

A beer buff's guide to Israeli breweries

Relatively new to the Holy Land, in the past few years, passionate beer lovers began opening up micro-breweries across Israel. Fueled by determination and...

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Sites and attractions in Jerusalem

The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum

Arguably Israel’s most magnificent cultural asset, the Israel Museum is consistently ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums. Housing...

The Israel MuseumThe Israel Museum

The Israel Museum

Arguably Israel’s most magnificent cultural asset, the Israel Museum is consistently ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums. Housing...

The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum

Arguably Israel’s most magnificent cultural asset, the Israel Museum is consistently ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums. Housing...

The Shrine of the Book

The Shrine of the Book

One of greatest archaeological finds of the last century was accidently discovered in the remote caves overlooking Qumran by a passing Bedouin shepherd. The...

Bible Lands Museum

Bible Lands Museum

Covering seminal events in Jewish history, the museum contains an extensive collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt, Canaan, Syria, Anatolia, Mesopotamia...

Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

A 62-acre zoo with a lake at its center, the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo encompasses two levels, interconnecting pools and waterfalls. The zoo is surrounded by...

Jerusalem's top art spaces

Barbour Gallery

Barbour Gallery

Since opening in 2005, Barbour Gallery, located in the Nachlaot neighborhood of central Jerusalem, has sought to bring art to the community in various forms,...

Agripas 12 Gallery

Agripas 12 Gallery

This is an artists’ cooperative featuring works by fifteen contemporary artists. The vision of the group is to grow into a local, countrywide, and...

Espace Dix

Espace Dix

Espace Dix is an art space that exhibits the work of contemporary Israeli artists. Located in the Nahlaot neighborhood, the gallery aims to display artists...

Museum on the Seam

Museum on the Seam

Museum on the Seam displays contemporary art focused on different aspects of the socio-political reality of Israel. The gallery features artists from both...

Fierce fashion in Jerusalem

Naama Bezalel

Naama Bezalel

A pinch of nostalgia, a generous helping of romance, and a sprinkle of vintage and retro make up Naama Bezalel. This boutique store solidifies Naama's passion...

Rina Zin

Rina Zin

With a background in theatre, Rina Zin started out in accessories and children's clothing design, where she opened her first brand store in Yavne, her...

Rive Gauche

Rive Gauche

This trendy fashion shop brings some of the most elegant and refined clothing and shoes from European designers to the Holy City. Rive Gauche redefines...

Noami Vintage (formerly "Now, Me")

Noami Vintage (formerly "Now, Me")

Naomi Vintage sells secondhand clothing in Mahane Yehuda that looks and feels fresh off the hanger. The shop carries natural fibers like wool, cotton, linen,...