Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world and it is located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains. The city is known as a Holy place to people who follow Judaism, Christianity and Islam. People love taking their holiday in Jerusalem, because the weather is mild year round. While the temperatures do get chilly during the winter months, it is not extremely hot in the summer.
Everyone who thinks that there is nothing available in Jerusalem except religion would be quite wrong, because this city is filled with art and culture as well. The Israel Museum is located in Jerusalem and there are multiple buildings on the 20 acres of land. There are many exhibits and collections on display at the museum including the Dead Sea Scrolls that can be found at the Shrine of the Book section of the museum.
Music can be found throughout the city and many visitors are able to enjoy a performance by either the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra or the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Other performances are also held at the Jerusalem Cinemateque, the Gerard Behar Center, the Jerusalem Music Center and the Targ Music Center. The Israel Festival has been held in the area since 1961 and it features concerts, plays and street theater performances.
The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo (Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem) is a great place to visit for a day in order to see many of the animals that are featured in the Bible. The zoo also does amazing work trying to save many endangered species.
A very peaceful and inspiring place to visit in Jerusalem is the Tolerance Monument that is on a hill between Jewish Armon HaNetziv and Arab Jebl Mukaber. Czeslaw Dźwigaj created the monument as a symbol of peace for Jerusalem.
Anyone who visits Jerusalem on holiday will want to go into the Old City in order to see the massive stone walls and ancient buildings. There are markets located in Old City, where people can purchase souvenirs and other traditional items and travelers need to be aware that they are expected to bargain while they are purchasing items.
Jerusalem is a city that people can visit for a holiday in order to relax, learn new things and have fun. The city has so much to offer everyone and visitors just need to go out and see as much as they possibly can during their time there.