Jerusalem - information about the city

Jerusalem - tourist attractions

markerA Dome of the Rock The Dome of the Rock is a shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. The structure has been refurbished many times since its initial completion in 691 CE at the order of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik. The site's significance stems from religious traditions regarding the rock, kno... Dome of the Rock - photo
markerB Western Wall The Western Wall, Wailing Wall or Kotel (Hebrew:  הַכֹּתֶל הַמַּעֲרָבִי, translit.: HaKotel HaMa'aravi) is located in the Old City of Jerusalem at the foot of the western side of the Temple Mount. It is a remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple 's courtyard, and is arguably the... Western Wall - photo
markerC National Library of Israel The National Library of Israel (הספרייה הלאומית formerly: Jewish National and University Library, בית הספרים הלאומי והאוניברסיטאי), is the national library of Israel. The library holds more than 5 million books, and is located on the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Natio... National Library of Israel - photo
markerD Yad Vashem Yad Vashem (Hebrew: יד ושם) is Israel 's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, established in 1953 through the Yad Vashem Lawpassed by the Knesset, Israel's parliament. Yad Vashem is located on the western slope of Mount Herzl on the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, 804 meters... Yad Vashem - photo
markerE Jerusalem Biblical Zoo The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem (Hebrew: גן החיות התנ"כי בירושלים על שם משפחת טיש ‎, Arabic: حديقة الحيوان الكتابية في أورشليم القدس ‎ Ḥadīqat al-Ḥaiwān al-Kitābiyyah fī 'Urushalīm al-Quds), popularly known as the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, is a zoo located in the Malha neighborhood of... Jerusalem Biblical Zoo - photo
markerF Mount Herzl Mount Herzl (הר הרצל), also Har HaZikaron (הר הזכרון ‎ lit. "Mount of Remembrance"), is the site of Israel's national cemetery and other memorial and educational facilities, found on the west side of Jerusalem beside Jerusalem Forest. It is named for Theodor Herzl, the founder of modern political Zi... Mount Herzl - photo
markerG Jerusalem Chords Bridge The Jerusalem Chords Bridge or Jerusalem Bridge of Strings (Hebrew: גשר המיתרים ‎, Gesher HaMeitarim), also called the Jerusalem Light Rail Bridgeis a cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge at the entrance to the city of Jerusalem, Israel, designed by the Spanish architect and engineer Santiago Calatra... Jerusalem Chords Bridge - photo
markerH Jerusalem Central Bus Station The Jerusalem Central Bus Station is the main bus depot in Jerusalem, Israel and one of the busiest bus stations in the country. Located on Jaffa Road near the entrance to the city, it serves Egged, Superbus and Dan intercity bus routes. City buses pick up and discharge passengers across the street ... Jerusalem Central Bus Station - photo
markerI Teddy Stadium Teddy Stadium (Hebrew: אצטדיון טדי ‎, Itztadion Teddy) is a football stadium in Jerusalem, Israel. Two football teams currently use the stadium - Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Jerusalem. The stadium is named for long-time Jerusalem mayor Teddy Kollek, who was in office during the time of its construc... Teddy Stadium - photo
markerJ Church of the Visitation The Church of the Visitation honors the visit paid by Mary, Jesus'mother, to Elizabeth, John the Baptist 's mother. (Luke 1:39-56) This is the site where tradition tells us that Mary recited her song of praise, the Magnificat, one of the most ancient hymns to Mary.. The church is beautifully adorned... Church of the Visitation - photo

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Geographical coordinates: 31.78, 35.23
Approximate population: 780,200

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