An ancient city with a history spanning more than
3,000 years, Jerusalem is a beautiful and intriguing destination that offers a
captivating combination of history, religion, architecture and culture.
As Israel's largest
city, Jerusalem is also the capital - although it is not internationally
recognised as such. In addition, it's an extremely important location for the
Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths.
If you're planning Israel holidays, here at
Collett's Travel, we can help you find the best Jerusalem hotels and our travel
experts can also assist with arranging all-inclusive package getaways.
So much to see in Jerusalem
Whether you want to visit historical or religious
landmarks, examine museum exhibits or pay your respects at a memorial, there is
plenty to see and do while staying at hotels in Jerusalem.
For example, explore the old town by following the
Via Dolorosa. This is the path that Jesus took while carrying the cross to his crucifixion.
The route begins at the site of the Antonia Fortress and ends at the Church of
the Holy Sepulchre.
The Temple Mount is one of the most significant parts
of the Old City. For Muslims, it is the location of Muhammad's ascension to
Heaven. The Dome of the Rock is a shrine that was built over the Foundation
Meanwhile, Jews also regard this as a sacred place
- it's where they believe God created man, where the binding of Isaac took
place and where the Divine Presence rests.
Those staying at hotels in Jerusalem should be
sure to visit the Western Wall. Also known as the Wailing Wall, it is located
on the western side of the Temple Mount and is part of the remains of the old
There's also Yad Vashem - located on the outskirts
of the city, it comprises a Holocaust memorial, as well as a history museum,
art exhibition and a synagogue.
Other must-see destinations for anyone staying at
Jerusalem hotels include David's Tomb, the Mount of Olives, Gethsemane Gardens,
the Cenacle - where the Last Supper took place - and the Israel Museum.
Hotels in Jerusalem
There are some truly stunning options when it comes
to accommodation in Jerusalem.
Dan Hotels, for instance, is a chain in Israel,
with 14 properties across the country - four of which are in Jerusalem: the King
David, the Dan Jerusalem Hotel, the Dan Panorama and the Dan Boutique.
These stunning hotels offer modern interiors and
friendly service, as well as fabulous facilities like swimming pools, games
rooms, stylish restaurant and bar areas and sumptuous spas. Plus, they're all
located within easy reach of the city's main attractions.
Do a bit of shopping
If you're looking to do a bit of shopping while
staying at hotels in Jerusalem, the Muslim quarter is a fantastic place to go.
It's easy to spend an entire day wandering the small shops, which sell
everything from coffee to clothing and spices to sweets.
There's also Malha Mall, which is also known as the
Jerusalem Mall. Opened in 1993, it was the first shopping centre of its type in
the city and includes a number of shops and restaurants, as well as a cinema
that generally shows mainstream films with Hebrew subtitles.
Book Jerusalem hotels and holidays
with Collett's Travel
To find out more about booking Israel holidays, get
in touch with Collett's Travel. We can help you to arrange the perfect getaway,
and our services range from helping to book hotels in Jerusalem, as well as
places like Tel
Aviv and Herzliya,
to organising all-inclusive packages with excursions, activities and
What's more, we are fully
bonded with the CAA, so you can enjoy financial peace of mind when you book
your next holiday with us.