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Jerusalem - 7.000 years of history in one city

Sarah 2015

Jerusalem, Israel

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This place is amazing. Around the next corner - everything is possible. The most famous attractions are for sure the Western Wall, the Dome of the Rock and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. They are embedded in the four quarters (christian, muslim, armenian and jewish). The whole city is like a bazar, tiny streets, extraordinary souvenirs, some people are very religious and some are not. Insiders' tip: rooftop of the austrian hospice. It hosts a nice Café, standing in front of the door, you will never expect, what is inside. 360°-view around Jerusalem guaranteed (adress: Via Dolorosa St 37) Good to know: 2 times an hour there's a bus from/to Tel Aviv (cost: 16 ILS/ 4 €) and takes about 35 minutes. Friday (~3 PM) till Saturday (~6 PM) they celebrate Shabbat in the jewish parts of Israel, so everything is closed and no public transport is offered. Renting a car is comparatively cheap. Hotels, food, clothes and going out at night are pretty expensive. Make sure you visit Yad Vashem, the Holocaust monument outside of Jerusalem. One of the best museums I've ever seen. Free entry.

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