Europe and the Mediterranean

Jerusalem

Yeruixalàym in Hebrew; Urxalim al-Quds in Arabic

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Directions

BY AIR

Israel Airports:

  • Ben Gurion Internacional Airport - Tel Aviv
  • Dov Hoz Airport - Tel Aviv
  • U Michaeli Airport – Haifa
  • J Hozman Airport – Eila
  • Yitzak Ben Ya´acov Airport - Rosh Pina

BY LAND

  • Jerusalem is connected to the rest of the country through eleven highways and train, whose main station is Jerusalem Malha

Currency

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Where to sleep

Tourist office

Offices of the Ministry of Tourism of Israel:

  • Tourists Info Center (Jaffa Gate): tel. (+972) 2 628 03 82
  • Christian Tourists Info Center (Jaffa Gate): tel. (+972) 2 627 26 92

To visit

Sights

  • Wailing Wall
  • Holy Sepulchre
  • Church of all Nations (Gethsemane)
  • Upper Room on Mount Zion
  • Tomb of the Virgin Mary
  • Dome of the Rock
  • Tower of David
  • Umar and Al-Aqsa Mosques
  • Calvary or Golgotha
  • Holy Cross Monastery

Museums

Jerusalem has 39 museums, among which are:

Also…

  • Jerusalem has numerous parks and gardens
  • In the vicinity Bethlehem and the Dead Sea, are worth a visit. If you have the time, visit also Acre, Cesarea Maritima, Tel Aviv and Jaffa.

Do not forget

  • Israel is a very safe country for tourists
  • The «infidels» cannot enter the Dome of the Rock or the Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • It is worth that your trip includes a sabbath («Saturday»), day of worship for Jews

More information

 
 

Ramon Llull quotations

 
«He who do not have himself is very poor»
 

Messages about Ramon Llull

 
Ramon Llull has been considered by some an alchemist, a medieval science that he never practiced.
 

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