What to do in Jerusalem in one day

09:00 – Arthur Hotel Jerusalem

09:30 – Old City of Jerusalem

10:30 – Cafe Aroma

11:00 – Hezekiah’s Tunnels

12:30 – The Quarter Cafe Restaurant

14:00 – Mount of Olives

16:00 – Mousseline Ice Cream Parlour

17:00 – Mahane Yehuda Market

18:30 – Israel Museum

19:30 – Dinner at Chakra Restaurant

21:00 – The Night Spectacular show at Tower of David Museum

22:30 – The Sira Pub

23:59 – Haoman 17

 

We mapped out your day trip in Jerusalem

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Jerusalem

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

During your Jerusalem day trips, the world’s holiest city, spend your days exploring all the wonderful city has to offer. Jerusalem is a thriving metropolis and has a laid-back feel. Dozens of theaters, restaurants, bars, performance halls, and museums await you. Feast your eyes on many religious sites and icons, including the Dome of the Rock and the Temple Mount. Enjoy many different types of food here, influenced by the melting pot of inhabitants. Stroll down lively and colorful markets or sample beers at a local brewery. Gaze at the bright stars as the night falls and make the most of your day trip to Jerusalem

Roam around the Old City, taking in the beautiful architecture and seeing the many attractions, including the Western Wall, Temple Mount, and the Church of the Sepulchre. Check out the Israel Museum and take pictures of the Mount of Olives

Jerusalem is abundant in garden-fresh fruit and vegetables, from olives to chopped vegetable salads. Enjoy freshly-squeeze juices for breakfast, hummus and succulent bread for a snack, and honey-filled desserts

To say “Hello” in Hebrew say “Shalom”; this word literally translates to Peace”. You can use “Shalom” or “Lehitraot” (pronounced le-HIT-rah-ot) as “Goodbye”. “Na’eem meh’od” means “Pleased to meet you” and to ask someone how they are, say “Ma shlom-kha?”

Jerusalem only has two distinct seasons: summer and winter. Summers are warm, with little rain. The temperature ranges from 66 to 84 degrees. Winter weather is mild and sunny, with a rare rain or snow shower possible. Temperatures hover around 40 to 50 degrees

To get to the city center from the airport, a taxi is your best bet (around 250 NIS). Bus tickets are 6.60 NIS. The train, located on Level S, into the city every 2 hours and also costs 6.60 NIS

If you want to get around the city, from taxis to trains and buses, you won’t be stranded anywhere in Jerusalem. Walking to visit this vibrant city is easy, especially in the Old City

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