3 Favorite Places to Experience Jerusalem on Foot

The Fellowship  |  October 8, 2021

aerial view of the city of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is especially rich in history… and sometimes the best way to experience its rich history is on foot! Our friends at Israel21c share the best spots to go:

This delightful, picturesque village nestled in the Judean mountains has its own distinctive charm even though within the Jerusalem municipality.

I recommend a 2½- to 3-hour walk that starts at Mount Herzl (the last stop on the light rail) and descends through the Ein Kerem Valley in the Jerusalem Forest.

Christians will find the churches in Ein Kerem related to John the Baptist of interest, since this is where he was born and raised. Another attraction are the artisans’ workshops that punctuate the beautiful streets of Ein Kerem (also spelled Ein Karem).

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