The Jerusalem Tourism Guide

Travel Advice from Insider Experts

"The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world; it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven."
- Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881)


Discover the history, the present - the passion: Jerusalem and all it can mean to you.

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Holy Sites

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Modern Jerusalem

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Museums

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Holy Sites

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Sightseeing

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Museums

Three major religions, three thousand years of history and some of the world's most innovative hi-tech start-ups all meet in this city, the focus of so much of the world's attention. A place of contradictions, antiquity and constant renewal, Israel's capital appears daily in the prayers of millions and in news broadcasts all over the world.

If you've chosen to visit this most fascinating of destinations - you've chosen well. This is your portal into a place like no other.

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Walking Tours

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Tour Guides

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Walking Tours

To be here is to stand at the interface between the past and the future.

If you want to discover what it can mean to you – search the past, dream of the future and ignite your passions – you've come to right place.

Welcome to the Jerusalem Insider's Guide, an independent online resource.

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You'll find this site packed with essentials for travel to Israel, insider tips about what to do and see, when to come, what to pack and everything else you'll need to enjoy our city to the fullest - without feeling like a tourist.

Think of us as your own personal guide to help you plan your journey, explore the famous holy sites such as the Western Wall and the Via Dolorosa, and discover other places only insiders could show you.

Let's get started!

Planning Your Jerusalem Travel

The history of Jerusalem stretches back thousands of years, so it can be a bit overwhelming when you begin planning your trip to know where to start.

How do you fit everything in?

We've been there, done that - so why not benefit from our experience? Plan your trip with our step-by-step Travel Israel Planner and check out our expert Israel travel advice, including what to pack and season-by-season weather.

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City Tours

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Plan Your Trip

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Events

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City Tours

Plan Your Trip

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Events


The best hotels ... or perhaps a pilgrim hostel? How to get around town, where to go, how to get there - it's all right here at your fingertips.

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Hotels

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Apartment Rentals

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Hostels

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Hotels

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Apartment Rentals

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Hostels


Find the best kids' activities in town, expand your culinary repertoire with our mouthwatering recipes for Israeli food, and keep up to date with the city's entertainment and culture through our monthly events calendar.

It's all here: Practical advice, useful information for visitors to planning their travel to Israel, and tips, all from experienced travel writers who, though we may roam, really live here. In fact, if you want to take us with you when you're traveling, you can - with our instant-download e-guide book.

If you don't see information you're looking for here, let us know how we can help.

We chose to make this city our home. Some of us first came here thirty years ago, some much more recently. We all fell in love with Yerushalayim and we make it our business that anyone who comes to visit us here learns to love it as much as we do.

We hope you will, too!


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