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Highlights in Jerusalem
- Religious pilgrimage site
- Old Town UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity
- Religious site Wailing Wall
- Christian Church of the Holy Sepulchre
- Yad Vashem Memorial and Museum
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Surrounded by important buildings, places of worship and parks, you will spend wonderful days between cultural assets such as the Dome of the Rock, the Temple Mount and the Via Dolorosa. The Holy City is one of the oldest metropolises in the world. To the west of the old town you can rent a holiday apartment or an apartment with a view over the historic districts. At the same time you live in the modern districts along the Jaffa Road, where lively squares, shops, bars and restaurants characterise the cityscape.
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In the northeast of the country, the big city in the Judean Mountains stretches between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea. The metropolis of 882,000 inhabitants has been a religious pilgrimage site for centuries and is rich in cultural treasures. Jerusalem's Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is divided into the Armenian, Christian, Jewish and Muslim quarters, which are surrounded by a wall.
The Hollywood star Natalie Portman was born in 1981 as Nata-Lee Hershlag in Jerusalem.
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The former western wall of the Jerusalem Temple is now known worldwide as the Wailing Wall. It is an important religious site of Judaism and made of solid Meleke limestone. The wall, also called Kotel, is 48 metres long and 18 metres high. Every day thousands of believers stream into the temple complex, hold prayers and leave notes in the wall joints, on which their wishes, complaints and thoughts are noted.2nd Sanctuary of Christianity
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is located in the old town of Jerusalem. The church was consecrated in 335 AD and is today the church of the six Christian denominations. According to tradition, this place is the 14th station of the painful Way of the Cross and tomb of Jesus.3rd Memorial of the Genocides of the NS-Regime
Since 1953, two million people a year in the Yad Vashem have commemorated the mass murders in the Holocaust, in which about six million Jews were brutally exterminated. The memorial commemorates the martyrs and heroes of Israel and documents the reign of terror of the Germans in the Museum of the History of the Holocaust.