Israel & the Palestinian Territories - Jerusalem (PDF Chapter)
This is the Jerusalem chapter from Lonely Planet’s Israel & the Palestinian Territo-ries guidebook.
Jerusalem’s Old City is a spiritual lightning rod, sacred to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Wide-eyed with awe, pilgrims flood into the walled city to worship at locations linked to the very foundation of their faith.
- gaze at the architectural magnificence on Temple Mount/Al Haram Ash Sharif, a site sacred to Muslims and Jews
- feel the spiritual power of Judaism’s holiest prayer site, the Western Wall
- marvel at the soaring vaults and candlelit chapels in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of Christianity’s most sacred shrines
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Jerusalem, Abu Ghosh, Latrun, Neot Kedumim, Soreq Cave, Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park.
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