Hotels in Jerusalem

    Jerusalem Details

    Jerusalem is located in the Judean Mountains in Israel. Since it plays an important role in three major religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), it draws thousands of visitors every year. will help you find the best deal at one Jerusalem's budget hotels, so that you will have a truly memorable vacation there. If you are flying to Jerusalem, you will need to go via Ben Gurion International Airport. Currently buses, taxis, and private cars are the only transport options (other than walking) within the city. Jerusalem has a number of dining options, both kosher and non-kosher. It also has restaurants catering to almost any taste possible. If possible, you should call ahead since many restaurants are crowded, especially on weekends.

    One site you should not miss is the 20 acre complex known as the Israel Museum, which houses, among other things, the Shrine of the Book (containing the Dead Sea Scrolls), a sculpture garden, and a scale model of the Second Temple. Jerusalem also contains the Rockefeller Museum, which is the first architectural museum in the Middle East. You will also want to stop at Yad Vashem, a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust, containing the world's largest library of Holocaust information. You can attend a concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at the International Convention Center, catch a film at the Jerusalem Cinemateque, or catch a play at the Khan, the city's only repertoire theater. Sports enthusiasts may want to catch a soccer or basketball game.