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 Shrine of the Book The Shrine of the Book (Hebrew: היכל הספר ‎, Heikhal HaSefer), a wing of the Israel Museum near Givat Ram in Jerusalem, houses the Dead Sea Scrolls — discovered 1947–56 in 11 caves in and around the Wadi Qumran. Initially, it was intended to build the shrine on the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew Uni... Shrine of the Book - photo
markerC Bible Lands Museum The Bible Lands Museum (מוזיאון ארצות המקרא ירושלים) is a museum in Jerusalem, Israel, that explores the culture of the peoples mentioned in the Bible, among them the ancient Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines, Arameans, Hittites, Elamites, Phoenicians and Persians. The aim of the museum is to put t... Bible Lands Museum - photo
markerD 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
markerE 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
markerF 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
markerG 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
markerH 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
markerI 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
markerJ 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

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

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