A city beyond expectations
Jerusalem is a globally famous city and one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. Many people visit Jerusalem every year for its historic significance, its holy sites, its beautiful and unique architecture and remarkable atmosphere. However, Jerusalem is a city of surprises and there are many things on offer in this amazing city which most people won’t associate with it immediately. Here are just some of the things you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find in Jerusalem:
Every year during the summer the center of Jerusalem becomes awash with Friday noon parties, filled with music, dancing, gorgeous people from around the world and an intoxicating off the hook party vibe to start things off with a bang and get you hot and ready for the rest of the weekend.
An amazing experience taking place of Thursday nights, in which the bustling day market of Machne Yehuda becomes a buzzing late night scene packed with fantastic bars and pubs and live music all night long.
Jerusalem is a city chalk full of festivals – from the famous film festival to the wine festival, an international puppetry festival and even a happening beer festival, whatever you’re into, you’re sure to find a festival to suit your style at taking place at some point in the city.
A fantastic and extremely popular marathon offering a variety of tracks, from professional to family friendly, which pass by fascinating historical sites that illuminate 3,000 years of the history of Jerusalem, guaranteeing a challenging, thrilling and unforgettable experience for all runners and viewers.
Museums and Exhibitions
The diverse nature of the city of Jerusalem extends to its museums and culture event showcased across the city. From the world famous Israel museum to Yad Vashem, to the memorable light and sound spectacular at the citadel and the walk on the walls, and so much more, the city is simply packed with amazing cultural experiences.
The farmers’ market
Every Friday in the German Colony in the heart of the city, you can find the local farmer’s market. Offering a host of great produce and a huge variety of local delicacies and excellent bargains.
A World Class Aquarium
One of the largest aquariums in the middle east, this fabulous attraction for children and adults alike opened its doors to the public for the first time this year. The Aquarium is 7,000sqm in size and houses 40 marine species in 33 water tanks, the largest of which contains 1.6 million liters of water.
All these are just a small part of what this magnificent city has to offer. From culture to history, fashion to nightlife, Jerusalem is a city not to be missed!