If you're a first time visitor to Jerusalem, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Jerusalem.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Jerusalem.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Spending two days: Must sea the Old City and Muslim Mosque (Holy Rock-not on Friday ) also Christian and Armenian Churches." See More
"Yad Vashem helped drive home the sheer magnitude of the Holocaust and how it led to the creation of the state of Israel in 1948." See More
"Visit Via Dolorosa Street to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Mount Zion and the holocaust museum(Yad Vashem Street) and others." See More
"Old City: Arab Market, Via Dolorosa, The Jewish Quarter, The Armenian Quarter Yemin Moshe neighborhood Many, many holy places (Churches, Synagogues, Western Wall, Temple Mount) The First Station - Old Railway station with promenade along the old railroad Mahane Yehuda Market and surrounding neighborhood Views from Mt of Olives, Mount Scopus The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Givat Ram, Mount Scopus), Mormon University (Mount olives) Israeli Supreme Court of Israel (free tours) Beit Ticho (Art Gallery & Restaurant) Rockefeller Archeological Museum" See More
"Lots of places to walk in and around the old city and the Israel Museum is only a hop, skip and a jump away." See More
"The Hurva Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter is well worth a visit - a small entrance fee, but the guided tours in English give you the colourful history of the Quarter and of the synagogue, and you get a full tour from basement to roof gallery - where the views are spectacular." See More
"Do visit The Dead Sea and The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls" See More
"For restaurants, there are many websites that list them all, here are my personal Jerusalem favorites: Darna Restaurant Ticho House cafe Ryu Asian fusion "Fish n Chips" stand in the Mahaneyuda Rachmo Hummus Bar The Eucalyptus Restaurant Good luck & safe travels!" See More
"The International Space Station The Moon Mars China: Yangshuo's misty mountain The Catacombs below Paris at Catacombes de Paris and Istanbul at Basilica Cistern Beneath the Dome of the Rock Machu Picchu (Machu Picchu" See More
"the Western Wall, the Old City, David's Tower, City of David, the Israel Museum, Yad Vashem" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Jerusalem locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Jerusalem.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.