The fifth neighborhood to be built beyond the Old City walls, Me’ah She’arim, was established in 1874.
Visit the Beit Yisrael and Yemin Moshe neighborhoods.
Kever Shmuel Hanavi
Visit the grave of Samuel the Prophet.
This Jordanian Army stronghold was conquered in a fierce and bloody battle by the paratroopers brigade of the Israeli Army in the Six Day War in 1967. After the battle, the hill was converted into a national memorial site and museum, dedicated to the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem and to the memory of the 182 soldiers who fell for the city and its surroundings. In the auditorium you can watch a 22-minute audio-visual program entitled “The Battle for Jerusalem”, describing the battles in and around Jerusalem during the Six-Day War.
Sherover – Haas Promenade
In Armon Hanatziv, East Talpiot, enjoy an astounding view of the Old and New cities, on the backdrop of the Judean desert.
Second Temple Model
See a scaled reconstruction (1:50) of the city of Jerusalem and the Temple as it looked in 66 CE.
Visit the Mount of Olives observation point and cemetery.
Virtual Reality Tour- A Look Into The Past
For the first time in Israel you can take a tour of the Second Temple using advanced virtual-reality technology. This 360-degree perspective lets you see the beauty of the Temple that was destroyed approximately 2,000 years ago.
During the visit, you will put on a special set of goggles that will take you back thousands of years in time and land you in the most important place for the Jewish nation: The Temple. The specially-designed seats will allow you to get a real sense of what the Temple was like in all its glory.
Visit the military cemetery in honor of the memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers who gave their lives to establish a secure Jewish homeland. Mount Herzl also contains the resting places of Theodore Herzl, Golda Meir, and Yitzhak Rabin.
Visit the colorful, bustling Machaneh Yehuda open-air market as Jerusalem prepares for Shabbat.
Tower of David
The Jerusalem Museum shows the history of Jerusalem throughout the ages.
Other sites to see in new Jerusalem include:
The Knesset, The Biblical Zoo, The Herzl Museum, Har HaMenuchot Cemetery, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Ramat Rachel