German Colony Vacations

Spend some time in German Colony, in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel. Around 800,000 people live in Jerusalem. German Colony is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from Jerusalem’s central business district. Ben Gurion Airport, lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest.

While you are in the area, be sure to spend a few hours sightseeing in nearby areas, like Jerusalem, Yemin Moshe and Kerem Avraham.

Coming from here, it’s only 1 mile (2 kilometers) to one of the city’s most iconic sights, Western Wall.

Temple Mount is one of the popular attractions in the heart of Jerusalem that is not to be missed.

Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Step inside the many remarkable museums such as the Shrine of the Book, the Bible Lands Museum and the Bloomfield Science Museum. Often talked about art galleries, include the L.A. Meyer Institute for Islamic Art.

While you are here, head to some of the local sights such as Gethsemane, the Cathedral of St. James and Haas Promenade. These are much-loved by travellers from all the corners of the globe. History buffs will enjoy checking out Golden Gate, Lion's Gate and Jaffa Gate. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll love the serenity at German Colony’s holy places like the St. Andrew's Church, the Church of All Nations and the Chapel of the Ascension.

Go to the Ben Yehuda Street and the Mahane Yehuda Market for some retail therapy.

Experience a nail-biting match at nearby Teddy Stadium to cheer on the local favorites the Beitar Jerusalem FC, the Hapoel Jerusalem FC or the Hapoel Katamon Jerusalem. On game days, the area around the stadium becomes a sea of proud fans wearing black and yellow, the colors of local favorites the Beitar Jerusalem FC.

To make sure you get the most out of German Colony, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Dan Panorama Jerusalem, the Mount Zion Hotel and the Leonardo Plaza Hotel Jerusalem are among the many great places to stay around here.

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