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Jerusalem's Pilgrim Road: 3,000 Years of History


Jerusalem's history ranges no less than three-thousand years, since the times of Israel�s second most famous king, David. The name of the city is said to be mentioned in antiquated Egyptian parchments dated roughly 1,900 B.C, and in addition at least 600 times in the book of Holy Scriptures.

Jerusalem's history ranges no less than three-thousand years, since the times of Israel’s second most famous king, David. The name of the city is said to be mentioned in antiquated Egyptian parchments dated roughly 1,900 B.C, and in addition at least 600 times in the book of Holy Scriptures.


A portion of the best confirmation to the city's superb history is to be found at the Jerusalem Archeological Park unearthing ("Pilgrim Road" located near the Davidson Center), close to the southern end of The Holy Temple Mount. The area is also called the Ophel Park, since it rises above the surface, and located near Jerusalem’s finest hotels and accommodation solutions.


This unique archaeological scenery allows the visitor to appreciate guided visits around the different archeological discoveries, including a multimedia video recreating antiquated Jerusalem life, a scaled three dimensional model of the second Jewish Temple, and also a virtual reality guided visit in the eighth century lanes and structures, amid the Caliphate of the Umayyad Dynasty.


One of the Pilgrim Road’s best kept unearthing is the Wailing Wall (Kotel) Tunnels, lying quietly and discreetly under the Muslim quarter for thousands of years. This memorable marvel inundates an extensive variety of eras, including the second Jewish Temple era (530 B.C to 70 A.D), the Medieval times (500 to 1,500 A.D), and far more modern times (fifteenth to nineteenth centuries).


A great deal of people don't have the foggiest idea that the Wailing Wall isn't only 60 meter wide and 20 meter high, coinciding with the Jewish quarter. At the point when one is burrowing beneath, parallel to the divider, it really extends 488 meters crosswise over – the majority of it, as of now, underground.


The well-known prayer court of the Western Divider is situated to the right of that passage. Right now there are no less than 15 particular, authentic areas along the Wailing Wall Tunnels, each from an alternate time - including Robinson Arch, the Quarry, the Crusader Church, numerous Jewish custom showers (Mikvah), The Paved Street and so on.


The Ophel Archeological Park is likewise an exceptional scene no one should miss, amid nightfall hours and at night. At the point when the park is lit with city's lights, casting a sensational perspective upon it, it just about feels like you are transported to old antiquities.


Since it is arranged close to Jerusalem's downtown area, this unique historic park is situated 10 minute head out from all the city's primary exercises – Mamilla Hotel and shopping mall center, the Cinematheque, and an unending wealth of bistros, restaurants, and culture hot-spots. Old and new, history and innovation joined.

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Frequently asked questions about Accommodations in Israel

Are there any B&Bs available for the coming weekend?
The list of available B&Bs for the weekend is updated online by the B&B owners. The information on the page includes the number of available rooms, prices and more. For all available rooms for the weekend, click here
Are there discount coupons for B&Bs in Israel?
Most of the B&Bs in the area come out with special offers and benefits. The promotions change depending on the occupancy status and the season and you should follow them. The list of promotions is updated online by the owners of the B&Bs. To view the list, click here
Which season is preferred for a vacation in Israel?
The best season for a vacation is in most cases during the school holidays and holidays. Generally speaking, in the cold season the tendency is to vacation in the south of Israel, while in the hot season it is the north of Israel. However, the differences are not very significant. Rest asure, you can set your vacation anytime of the year.

Are there any B&Bs in Israel for couples only (without children)?
There are quite a lot of B&Bs vacation houses designed for couples only.For the full list of B&Bs for couples only, click here
Are there luxury villas for rent in Israel?
In some accommodation complexes you can also rent luxury villas. The villas are rented by families and groups of friends. Most of the villas have a swimming pool, a double jacuzzi, full eqquiped kitchen and much more. For the list of villas in the area click here
Are there any B&Bs in Israel that accept pets?
There are B&Bs that will be happy to host you together with your pet, whether it's a lovable dog or a cat. At the same time, it is important to coordinate expectations and check with the owner of the bed and breakfast, since most bed and breakfasts are in a rural environment surrounded by pets. For the list of B&Bs that accept pets, click here
Are there any B&Bs in Israel that are suitable for the religious community?
There is a wide variety of B&Bs suitable for the religious community. At the same time, it is important to check with your host degree of suitability before making the reservation. There are also Shabbat-observing B&Bs, B&Bs in religious villages and kibbutzim, where all the essential religious services are available for guests. For B&Bs suitable for the religious community, click here
What is the price range for B&Bs in Israel?
The price of the bed and breakfast varies according to the type of bed and breakfast, the season and the number of vacationers, and generally ranges from 350 to 900 NIS per couple per night. Average price per couple per night is 600 NIS per night and 800 NIS on holidays and vacations. For luxury villas and luxury bed and breakfasts, Prices will probably be higher.

What attractions are there in Israel?
The area has a wide variety of attractions and recreation and visit sites suitable for all seasons, for all ages and for any size of group or family: field trips, kayaking and rafting, spa treatments, activities especially suitable for young children or teenagers, restaurants, cafes and much more. For the full list of attractions, click here

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