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Places not to be missed in Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel

Collection of 11 places
The small church with the teardrop-shaped chapel Chiesa del Dominus Flevit
Church
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The place of the crying of Christ, on the Mount of Olives, was first marked during the Crusader period and then remembered with the construction of a chapel overlooking the Temple Mount. Today on the site is the Church of Dominus Flevit, which literally means "The Lord cried" or "The cry of the Lord". The church, which has the shape of a tear, was completed in 1955 and is one of the most modern churches in Jerusalem.

The most visited site in all of Israel Biblischer Zoo Jerusalem
Zoo
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The Biblical Zoo of Jerusalem is a zoological garden located in the Malha neighborhood of Jerusalem, in Israel. It is famous for its collection of wild animals that are named in the Hebrew Bible, as well as for its success in breeding endangered species.According to Dun and Bradstreet, the Biblical Zoo was the most popular tourist attraction in Israel. from 2005 to 2007, and recorded a record 738,000 visitors in 2009. The zoo had about 55,000 members in 2009.

Visit the largest mosque in Jerusalem Moschea Al-Aqsa
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The Al-Aqsa Mosque is a mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City. It is the third most important mosque in Islam after the al-Haram Mosque with the central sanctuary of the Kaaba in Mecca and the Prophet's Mosque with the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad in Medina. The mosque has four minarets.

The World Center for Holocaust Remembrance Yad Vashem
Memorial
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Yad Vashem is Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. It is dedicated to preserving the memory of the dead; honoring Jews who fought against their Nazi oppressors and Gentiles who selflessly aided Jews in need; and researching the phenomenon of the Holocaust in particular and genocide in general, with the aim of avoiding such events in the future. Established in 1953, Yad Vashem is on the western slope of Mount Herzl, also known as the Mount of Remembrance, a height in western Jerusalem, 804 meters (2,638 ft) above sea level and adjacent to the Jerusalem Forest. The memorial consists of a 180-dunam (18.0 ha; 44.5-acre) complex containing the Holocaust History Museum, memorial sites such as the Children's Memorial and the Hall of Remembrance, the Museum of Holocaust Art, sculptures, outdoor commemorative sites such as the Valley of the Communities, a synagogue, a research institute with archives, a library, a publishing house, and an educational center, the International School/Institute for Holocaust Studies.

One of the places not to be missed in Jerusalem City of David
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The City of David is the oldest populated part of Jerusalem and the most important archaeological site of biblical Jerusalem.

Enjoy the view of the valley below from the Jaffa Gate
Gate
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One of the 7 open doors to the Old City, the Jaffa Gate is the main entrance for most tourists to the Old Town. Immediately after entering, you will find the Arab market, with its many stalls and shops, and the Tower of David Museum.

Towards the Jewish and Armenian quarter from Zion Gate
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Zion Gate also known in Arabic as Bab Harat al-Yahud ("Jewish Quarter Gate"), or Bab an-Nabi Dawud ("Prophet David Gate"), is one of eight gates in the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

One of the most memorable restaurants to visit The Eucalyptus
Traditional Restaurant
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The Eucalyptus restaurant, Owned and led by Chef Moshe Basson, serves a modern interpretation of biblical cuisine. Chef Basson’s passions for biblical culture drove him to research and resurrect recipes, spices, and local and wild herbs that were part of the traditional cuisine, and were neglected and nearly forgotten for centuries. Every dish has its origins in biblical scenes and all the spices and herbs used grow, as in ancient times, in the surrounding hills of Jerusalem and Judea.

Sacred site of the three great monotheistic religions Monte del Tempio
Mountain
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The Temple Mount is a hill in the southeastern part of Jerusalem's Old City, above the Kidrontal. On its summit is an artificial plateau on which originally stood the Temple of Jerusalem or Solomon's Temple and the subsequent Herodian Temple, on which today is the Dome of the Rock. On the southern side of the Temple Mount stands the al-Aqṣā Mosque. The Temple Mount is one of the most controversial sacred places in the world.

Discover the Wailing Wall Muro Occidentale
Walled city
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It is the holiest place for the Jewish religion, the Western Wall. Also known as the Western Wall, it is located in the heart of the Old City of Jerusalem. According to Jewish beliefs, it would be the wall that supported the first and second temple of Solomon. The Western Wall is the only vestige of the Jerusalem Temple as well as the closest point to the Sancta sanctorum. The term, taken from the Old Testament, refers to the sanctuary inside the Tabernacle, and later to the Temple of Jerusalem, where the Ark of the Covenant was kept. Holy Place, it was only accessible to the High Priest during the Yum Kippur festival.

For Christians it is the holy place par excellence Basilica del Santo Sepolcro
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The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is called the Church in the Old City of Jerusalem, which stands at the place of the crucifixion and the tomb of Jesus. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is one of the largest sanctuaries of Christianity. Holy Sepulcher is the common name in the Western Church. In the Eastern Church or Orthodox Christians, the building is called the Church of the Resurrection. The church is the seat of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem and the Catholic archpriest of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher. The "Holy Sepulcher" inside the church has been reconstructed on various occasions (see Replicas of the Holy Sepulcher).

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