History buffs will enjoy exploring Jerusalem, and visitors give high marks for the local tours, shopping, and abundant cafés. Tourists who journey to this culturally-rich city can discover its museums, cathedral, and temples. Top sights in the city include Machane Yehuda Market, Knesset, and Israel Museum.
Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Israel Museum, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, and Bible Lands Museum. Its historic sites and cathedral are notable and landmarks include Garden Tomb, Western Wall, and Dome of the Rock. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to Machane Yehuda Market, Mamilla Mall, and Ben Yehuda Street.
In Jerusalem, there are 199 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Other favorite sights in Jerusalem include Knesset, Temple Mount, and Yad Vashem. One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Church of the Nativity, located 5.6 mi (9 from the heart of the city.
If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Jerusalem Malha Station, Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station, or Beit Shemesh Station. Jerusalem might not have as many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.