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A Quick Travel Guide to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world. It is the capital of Israel (also known as the Holy Land). It lies between the Mediterranean Sea and the northern tip of the Dead Sea, which is located in the Judean Mountains. The climate is characterized by a Mediterranean climate, hot and dry summer while winter is wet and mild. If you are looking for day trips from Jerusalem, then you can opt for the web.

For the Christian world, Jerusalem is very important to the life and crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the city. One of the most famous and significant sites is the Via Dolorosa, or also known as the "Way of Sorrows", it is the last resort of Jesus Christ where it leads to the place where he was crucified and buried – that Golgotha Hills.

The following is a place that must be visited in Jerusalem:

The City of David – it is the place built by King David. Recognized as the oldest settled neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Biblical Zoo – The zoo is recognized as small children small. It has two main levels of the house most of the animal exhibits.

Jerusalem Museum – this place has a lot of museums. Here are some of the museums found in Jerusalem:

1. The Bible Lands Museum – the only museum in the world featuring the history of biblical times.

2. The Tower of David Museum – back to a thousand years of history, up the Old Town citadel enjoying the magnificent Sound and Light Show.