Things to Do in Jerusalem with Children

Top Family Friendly Things to Do & Kid Activities in Jerusalem, Israel

Things to Do in Jerusalem with Kids

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  • Angel Lazar
    29 contributions
    The Holy of Holies! Definitely visit OldTown Jerusalem every day you can while in Jerusalem to immerse yourself! You can pray again and again over all your issues fully and without haste! You can visit the wonderful shops that have the best signature pieces for your home or jewelleryware, and most precious gifts you could ever buy! Don't rush! I came back almost daily while in Jerusalem! It was my go-to place! Just love it! xo~A
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Sara D
    Alexandria, VA39 contributions
    My husband and I enjoyed visiting the museum. We took the archeology tour with Michael. He taught us so much!
    We enjoyed the first floor of the museum tramendosly. We'll cover the rest on another trip.
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • Angel Lazar
    29 contributions
    This is a must if you come visit OldTown Jerusalem. And along with this, you should definitely visit the Temple Mount (when it's open)! I visited both along with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, so what is most special to Jews, Muslims & Christians for the full experience of Old Town Jerusalem!

    And what was most special of all, is that My Special Jewish Friend in My Holy Mission Global sensed when I prayed for him at the Western Wall! Simply Amazing! It definitely is powerful! xo~A +Q-S/
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Angel Lazar
    29 contributions
    Orthodox Christians certainly have to visit the Mount of Olives, from where Jesus ascended! There are also a few Orthodox Monasteries & Churches, very important Biblically! The Mount of Olives Hotel makes perfect sense for your stay while there! xo~A
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Sara D
    Alexandria, VA39 contributions
    We decided to take the great bridge tour. It was wonderful! We loved our guide...I can't remember his name!! So knowledgeable and full of insight! These tours are worth it!!
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • Karen W
    Long Island, NY12 contributions
    I liked Mahane Yehuda more than some of the other markets in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. It was wider so much easier to walk through and a little less chaotic. I did not view it as a tourist trap. Yes, it was a good place for tourists but it was also a good place for Israelis to shop for food and household needs. It was also near Jaffa St and Ben Yehuda which are also good shopping areas. I actually was unable to find some of the touristy souvenir items I was looking for. I wanted to purchase some spices and found that even when you say a specific amount, you will be given far more than you want. Be ready to bargain and tell the vendor that you don't want so much. You will not be insulting them because this is how they do business.
    Written 21 May 2022
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  • Ra Bux
    11 contributions
    This peaceful, beautifully maintained garden is the perfect place to reflect on Jesus Christ’s death, burial and resurrection.

    The Garden Tomb is a place for Christian worship and witness.

    Staff are very welcoming and knowledgeable.
    Written 11 June 2022
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  • Angel Lazar
    29 contributions
    This was divine! Came again & again to the weeping rock.... It is best to go by foot, and take it slow; it's a totally different experience!
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • ketchuprequired
    Calgary, Canada292 contributions
    We did the three hour English tour which included Hezekiah’s tunnel. We were with our 19 and 20 year old girls. The tour guide was great. However, we really felt that you could read about the City of David ahead and read the signs at the site and do it on your own. The movie at the beginning was great and the water tunnel was a favourite of all of us but the tour wasn’t necessary - there is not much to see and it’s long (that’s how our teens felt especially). But don’t miss the tunnels!
    Written 11 June 2022
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  • DayTrip295119
    4 contributions
    Popped in here to see the light show on Saturday to find out the museum was free that day until 16:30. It is basically open ruins of king herod’s Jerusalem palace and great views of the city, though some of the stairs were challenging for my 70 yr old mom. It was an unexpected pleasure to meander through the ruins with very few people there!

    Skip the light show- it’s uninformative, and mildly artistic I guess, but not worth it in my opinion.
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • Theoax
    Tel Aviv, Israel231 contributions
    This is a pretty good zoo. There are several well-built habitats, including for orangutans, chimpanzees, otters, prairie dogs and wolves. Lots of birds, many very colorful. An Australian section, a South American section, a section with many types of deer plus giraffes.
    And the walk through is very pleasant; in my opinion more pleasant than the Jerusalem Botanical Garden.
    Written 28 March 2022
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  • Kenneth C
    Reedley, California, Usa255 contributions
    The site where JUSUS prayed. What a feeling you can feel ( at least we could) to walk where JESUS walked.
    Written 16 March 2022
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  • Karen W
    Long Island, NY12 contributions
    Unlike the Arab quarter, there isn't as much shopping but it can be just as confusing to walk around. Although, there are some shops this is more residential than the Arab or Armenian quarters. There are some very interesting old market streets that have been uncovered and on display here.
    Written 21 May 2022
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  • PROS
    • Walking path to Jaffa Gate of Old City
    • Upscale shopping mall
    • Brightly lit and shiny and shimmering
    • Mingle with Jewish and Arab Israelis
    • See how Jews and Arabs can coexist
    • See how the upper class locals shop
    • See street musicians and entertainers
    • Large number of quality restaurants
    • Upscale exclusive (chain) retail stores
    • Two large underground parking garages

    CONS
    • It’s a shopping mall
    • No intrinsic tourist interest or experience

    MY EXPERIENCE
    “I visited this place” when going to the Old City Western Wall. I have eaten at a number of the places here.

    TIP
    This place has the largest density of quality restaurants in the city- take advantage of that and have a meal while you are there.
    Written 24 March 2022
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  • Frederick M
    Irvine, CA62 contributions
    Not to be missed especially at night.
    Amazing shops, incredible vibe and many restaurants.
    Easily reached from central Jerusalem
    Written 11 June 2022
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