View of the Old City of Jerusalem
Jerusalem holds a number of sites that are important to Christians and hold great religious significance from both the Old and the New Testament.   Garden of Gethsemane According to the Gospels, the Garden of Gethsemane situated on a slope on the Mount of Olives in the Holy Land was […]

Christian Holy Sites in Jerusalem – Christian sites of the ...

Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem
Israel’s largest open air market is located in downtown Jerusalem. This is the Mahane Yehuda market which has become the core of the authentic Jerusalem experience and enjoys great popularity with tourists and locals alike. The market itself has hundreds of vendors offering everything from fruit and vegetables, stalls with […]

Israel – Places in Jerusalem – Mahane Yehuda Market

Church of John the Baptist in Ein Karem
One of the most charming neighborhoods of Jerusalem is the quaint and picturesque village of Ein Kerem (Hebrew – meaning “Spring of the Vineyard”).  The village itself is situated in a serene valley encircled by vibrant greenery and a view of the lovely surrounding hills. Approximately 1 million  Christian pilgrims […]

Jerusalem – Places to visit – Ein Kerem

Western Wall and Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
Cities and Sites in and around Jerusalem Jerusalem – probably the most visited part of Israel by pilgrims and tourists of all three monotheistic religions. and considered to be a Holy City by Jews, Christians and Moslems. A plethora of religious and archeological sites are to be found in Jerusalem […]

Israel – Jerusalem and Surrounding Areas – Sites

The Israeli Arab Village of Abu Gosh is situated about 10 km west of Jerusalem just off the main road from Tel Aviv. During Israel’s War of independence, out of all the Arab Villages in the area only the residents of Abu Gosh remained neutral and in many cases helped […]

Israel – Israeli Towns and Villages – Abu Gosh