King Solomon Hotel - Attractions

Jerusalem Attractions
Holy, eternal and over 5,000 years old yet part of the modern day miracle of Israel, Jerusalem has it all. The cradle of civilization, where the bible and history come alive. Overwhelmingly emotional and spiritual, find yourself in its religious, historic and archeological sites. Engage its world of museums, art, theatre and music. Feel the cultural vibe in its exotic markets and the warmth of its people. And stay with us, in the heart of it all, the King Solomon Hotel-Jerusalem.
 

Archeology

Some say Israel is an open archeological dig and Jerusalem is the epicenter of biblical archeology. From King Herod’s palace...

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is Jerusalem's holiest Christian site and is said to have been built on the site where Jesu...

Via Dolorosa (Way of Sorrow)

 This walk follows the route of Jesus Christ after his condemnation as he bears his cross towards execution at Calvary....

Armenian Quarter

Running south from the Citadel, Armenian Patriarchate Road is the main street of the Old City's tiny Armenian Quarter. Withi...

The Citadel (Tower of David)

The Citadel, popularly known as the Tower of David has no connection with David, having been erected by King Herod to protec...

Old City

Whether with the many excellent private tours, group tours or on your own, it all starts with a visit to the Old City. The O...

Western Wall

 Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall, is the surviving retaining wall of Jerusalem’s first temple. Part of the...

Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter is situated on the southern side of the Old City of Jerusalem. See the Cardo, Jerusalem's main street 150...

Temple Mount ( Haram Al-Sharif)

Step foot on one of the holiest sanctuaries on earth. The place where Abraham, father of all three monotheistic faiths, is s...

Muslim Quarter

The Muslim Quarter is home to the best souk shopping in the Old City. This district roughly runs from Damascus Gate through ...

Christian Quarter

The Christian Quarter of the Old City runs north from the Jaffa Gate and is centered around the Church of the Holy Sepulchre...

The Khan Theater

The Khan, Jerusalem’s only producing Repertory Theater, is known for their excellent, lively performances. The Theater has t...

Train Theater

A must for children though there are subtleties that only adults will appreciate and enjoy. The Train Theater provides week-...

Psik Theater

This theater company offrs original plays by a core acting troupe. One of their specialties is localized Commedia Dell’Arte,...

Encore! The Educational Theater Company

Aimed at exposing young audiences to the great musicals and classical works (as well as original performances) and thereby e...

Theatre

For young and old, there are a surprising number of theatre activities in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Theater

Jerusalem Theater (known officially as the Jerusalem Center for the Performing Arts) provides the best in local and internat...

Shai Agnon House

Among Israel's greatest creative minds was Nobel Prize winner S.Y. Agnon. His residence offers a glimpse into the life of th...

Cable Car Museum

During the War of Independence a secret cable car was constructed. It was used only under the cover of darkness to ferry sup...

The Museum of Natural History

The museum offers visitors a variety of experiential, cultural, educational and fun nature-related activities. It features a...

Museum on the Seam

This gallery presents contemporary-art exhibitions that are challenging, controversial and satisfying in equal measure. Exhi...

Franciscan Museum

 The museum's exhibits span hundreds of years of regional history, but focus especially on the Roman era; a room each i...

The Armenian Museum

The individual rooms' exhibits often offer a fascinating glimpse of the development of Jerusalem's Armenian community and of...

Wolfson Museum

The Wolfson Museum packs in a massive collection of antique and rare Jewish ritual artifacts from the last two millennia yea...

Jerusalem Artists House

The Artists House hosts a rotating panel of exhibits featuring the finest in young Israeli art, career retrospectives of est...

Wohl Archeology Museum

The museum is an underground display of artifacts, artwork and more all dating back to the Second Temple period. Most impres...

The Ticho House

The house is a gallery of paintings and a chanukiyah (Chanukah menorah) collection, and a library stocked with books on the ...

The Rockefeller Museum

The architecturally impressive museum is stocked with hundreds of artifacts archaeologists unearthed from multiple sites in ...

Herzl Museum

The four-room museum details Herzl's ideological evolution from a staunch Austro-Hungarian assimilationist to central figure...

Bloomfield Science Museum

The Bloomfield Science Museum provides an enjoyable immersion in all things relating to science and technology. Interactive ...

U Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art

The museum offers a glimpse into Italian Jewish traditions, customs and history and to experience the unique magic of Italia...

The Burnt House

The once-stately manor of an upper class Jewish family of the priestly caste in Second Temple Jerusalem where you'll find a ...

The Underground Prisoners Museum

The museum is a powerful reminder of the turbulent, violence-wracked recent history of the city. The long, low stone buildin...

Museum of Israel

The Israel Museum is the country's flagship museum and largest cultural institution. Home to one of the finest and most comp...

Mini Israel

 Mini Israel is simply good fun for people of all ages and backgrounds. See the entire country at eye level, via 350 mi...

Menachem Begin Heritage Center

The Menachem Begin Heritage Center delivers insight into the first half-century of the Israeli experience but also into the ...

The Tower of David Museum

 The extensive on-site museum documents the complete history of Jerusalem as seen through the lens of ever-dynamic cita...

The Museum of Islamic Art

 Jerusalem's L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art boasts one of the world's foremost collections of Islamic art and antiqu...

Bible Lands Museum

Learn about the cultures of the Ancient Near East through priceless treasures that span history from the dawn of civilizatio...

Museums

Israel has the highest number of museums per capita in the world. Jerusalem, an integral part of the ancient world, has its ...

Yad Vashem

The Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning f...

Beit Avi Chai

A renowned cultural centre in Jerusalem, whose main aim is to encourage a continuous and critical dialogue about Israeli-Jew...

Vision Neil Folberg Gallery

The Gallery is set in a stylishly modernised 100 year-old building and led by Neil Folberg, who, among other contemporary ph...

Agripas 12

The gallery features monthly exhibitions presenting rich variety of arts such as ceramics, drawings, paintings and photograp...

Dwek Gallery

Part of the Mishkenot Sha’ananim centre, the gallery offers diverse combinations of art mediums (photography, painting, vide...

Barbur Gallery

Founded by five friends in the bohemian Nachlaot area, the space serves as a forum for critical debate, and encourages conte...

Ofra Friedland Gallery

Named after Ofra Friedland, considered as one of the most significant Israeli contemporary artists with a talent for combini...

Art

Though Jerusalem is full of history and ancient stories it still has a contemporary art scene. Here are some galleries worth...

Art-Time Israel

 A ground-breaking gallery on the Israeli art scene, Art-Time Israel exclusively features nine illustrious Israeli pop-...

Other Jerusalem Activities

Mahane Yehuda Market
All walks of local life converge at this bustling market, a fascinating spectacle for the first-t...

Bike Tours

Enjoying Jerusalem can be quite taxing on your feet, exhausting might be a better term. Take a load off- literally –go by Se...

Segway Tours

Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall, is the surviving retaining wall of Jerusalem’s first temple. Part of the Jewis...

Wine Tasting

The Judean Hills has been producing wines back to the biblical days. Take advantage of the proximity and visit some wineries...

Israeli Folk Dancing

Israeli Folk Dancing is a blast. Many influences comprise it- Hebrew, biblical, Yemenite, Romanian and the Latin. The hora b...

Hiking

If you’ve packed your hiking boots you might as well use them and there’s no shortage of trails to enjoy. Here’s a list of s...

Har Eitan

Perhaps the richest area with the most number of hikes close by Jerusalem is the Sataf Forest. The trail is not particularly...

Kibbutz Tzuba (Tzova)

Our second Sataf-area hike starts on the Har Eitan trail, but takes a quick turn to the right at the sign for the Israel Tra...

Sataf to Ein Kerem

This is a two-car hike; park one car at Sataf and follow the signs downhill to Jerusalem. The Israel Trail affords some spec...

Shvil HaMa’ayanot

Shvil HaMa’ayanot gets its name from the many springs (ma’ayanot) along its way. You can stop at each one and even go for a ...

Hirbet Itab

The main attraction here, beyond the beautiful views and vineyards you pass, is the impressive Hirbet Itab ruin, a 12th cent...

Hirbet Hanut to Ein Kobi

 The scenery is remarkably varied, including rock climbing, a fragrant pine forest and even an unexpected palm grove. O...

Derech HaKaiser (the Caesar’s Route)

This part of the Israel Trail is known as Derech HaKaiser – the Caesar’s Route – and was built by the Romans to facilitate t...