Family trip to Jerusalem with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Church of All Nations - The Basilica of the Agony - Jerusalem Jerusalem is associated in many respects, primarily with religious sights. However, the city is perfectly suitable for an interesting holiday with children. For the youngest travelers, there are interesting amusement parks, one of the best being Kiftzova. This entertainment complex is very large and beautiful. It has an indoor pavilion with various games rooms, and a well-equipped area with a lot of attractions for children of different ages. For kids in the park, interesting games and entertainment are organized. Everyone can be photographed with animators dressed in the costumes of famous cartoon characters.
Western Wall (also known as Wailing Wall) is an internationally famous landmark of Jerusalem and a religious site of global importance. Many call it the "synagogue in the open air". Every … Open
Those who like to relax in the open air, will definitely like the Gan Sacher Park. It is very beautiful and equipped. The park has many trees and paths for hiking and cycling. This park is one of the few in Jerusalem, where there are equipped barbecue spots, and many spacious glades for active games. This picturesque park named after its founder, is very popular not only among tourists, but also among locals.
Perfect entertainment for families with school-age children, would be a trip to the park Matzok. In this park, there are interesting tours on off-road vehicles, during which one can see a lot of natural attractions and admire the wonderful scenery. Excursions around the park last several hours, and customers can choose the optimal duration themselves. Copyright
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Nature lovers will definitely love the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens - a very pretty and well-kept place, where one can see representatives of the animal world, typical for Israel and the continent as a whole. Among them are elephants that live in spacious enclosures, as well as large tortoises and lovely marmots, and predatory birds that live in a separate pavilion. A separate pavilion is outfitted for tigers, while pink flamingos live in an artificial lake. The zoo is very large, so visitors can walk comfortably along its territory. There are trees planted everywhere, with benches in their shadow. Near the enclosures are observation platforms, from which it is very convenient to observe animals.
Excursions to the Eyal’s Farm are very popular among tourists with children. This is a real farm whose visitors can communicate with typical pets, and learn to care for them, and also try products that are produced on the farm. It is located in a very beautiful natural area and has many interesting places for walking and places where one can arrange a family picnic.
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There are also classical children’s museums in Jerusalem, including Bloomfield Science Museum. This scientific museum offers its young visitors the opportunity to get acquainted with the most different areas of science. Excursions here are held in a playful form. This museum is not at all like ordinary museums. There are many interesting attractions for children here. All the artifacts can be touched, and the essence of some experiments lies in all active amusements loved by children. This museum will be interesting to visit with children of any age, as playrooms and excursions here are prepared for both very young and older children. Kids can build beautiful sand castles or play with meccano, while schoolchildren will be invited to participate in carrying out interesting scientific experiments.
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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Jerusalem
♥   Amusement park 'Hafetz Haim' Hafetz Haim, 38.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Nahshonit' Nahshonim, 39.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Yamit 2000' Holon, 45.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Superland' Rishon LeZion, 48.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Meymadion' Tel Aviv, 50.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Jerusalem
♥   Water park 'Nachshonit Park' Kibbutz Nachshonim, 39.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Yamit 2000 Spark Water Park' Holon, 45.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Meymadion' Tel Aviv, 50.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Shefayim Water Park' Kibbutz Shefayim, 59.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Luna Gal' Tiberias, 125.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Jerusalem
♥   Zoo 'Jerusalem Bird Observatory' Jerusalem, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Children s Zoo' Sa’ad, 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Monkey Park' Kfar Daniel, 31 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Hai Kef' Rishon LeZion, 44.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Petah Tikva Zoo' Petah Tikva, 45.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Jerusalem

Church of All Nations

From the series “Monuments of Byzantium: the most famous buildings”
Construction work had to be temporarily suspended. Excavations of the Byzantine church were started at that time. The legendary stone was discovered during these excavations. Visitors to the modern church will be able to admire the beautiful mosaics. They will also be able to see a large crucifix. It is installed behind the altar. It has been in the temple since its foundation. High marble columns, colored stained-glass windows, artful paintings on the ceiling, chandeliers and lamps in the Byzantine style, antique furniture made of wood – a lot of interesting antiquities are stored in the church. … Read further

City of David

From the series “The Surviving Artifacts of Jewish Civilization”
The City of David is remarkable for its unique engineering constructions. That’s an ancient tunnel of Hezekiah that has been dug almost 3 000 years ago. During tours around the historic district, travelers armed with flashlights walk through the tunnel. Despite the fact that excavations in the historic district have been going on for almost 200 years, much of the artifacts are still hidden under a layer of earth. The City of David is very popular among travelers. Every day, it is visited by hundreds of people. There are comfortable hiking trails and viewing platforms, from which you can see ancient sights in all its glory and make spectacular photos. … Read further

Al-Aqsa Mosque

From the series “Top Surviving Artifacts of Muslim Civilization”
Within the walls of the mosque, many believers discover new truths, once in the walls of this mosque the famous scholar Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali wrote his greatest book, Ihya Ulum ad-Din. A number of tragic events are connected with the history of the mosque's existence, one of the last tragedies occurred in 1969. Entered into the mosque, the Australian Zionist committed a fire, which caused a very severe fire, only miraculously relics, which were kept in the mosque, were not harmed. … Read further

Interesting places to visit with children around Jerusalem

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