Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, is appropriately described as the City of Gold. It is magical, with the mix of ancient history and modernization blended together to form a worldly experience.
From the Jerusalem Travel Guide
Perfect location, clean rooms, delicious breakfast and friendly staff. Will come back next time. ... more
Upon arrival we found dirty pillowcases including hair on them. This was disgusting! Also, we had to ask to be transferred to a different room because the door lock leading to a scrubby balcony was open and would not work. The evening meal of our second day was no more than left overs from the day before. ... more
Keep in mind -- the hotel in East, palestinian Jerusalem part. So you don't see jewish people here, except police in heavy armored cars. But for me it also part of the trip. Very nice view from road, when you go to Old City and Western Jerusalem, but when you come back it maybe good idea go by taxi, instead trying to climb by foot. ... more
City to city transportation in middle east.
I'm planning a middle east trip towards of the end of the year. I'm planning to hit Istanbul, Cyprus, Damascus, Tripoli, Beirut, and Jerusalem in over the span of about 3 weeks. What are some of the best ways to get around on land? What are the buses like?, Best companies ? Are there trains ...
What to see in Israel? And is it worth taking a private tour
I'm planning a trip to Israel this August. I was wondering what are the places of attraction there besides the well known Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa? Which destinations require taking a private tour guide and where I can explore the place by myself? ...
Israel in July-Any Interesting Festivals Happening?
I will be travelling to Israel to visit family during July. We will be staying in Netanya but also visiting Jerusalem and Eilat. Are there any interesting festivals or events happening there during that time? Thanks. ...
On July 23-24, we spent two days in Jerusalem, exploring respectively the old and new city. Our first visit was to the Western Wall. Jordan placed a traditional good-wish message in the crack between the 3000-year old stones of the Temple's remaining foundation. The next day, we visited ...
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