Jerusalem Getaway

Jerusalem is located on a plateau in the Judean Mountains which fall between water bodies between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. The city has a Mediterranean clime; hot dry summers, cool wet winters. In January it could snow as well. Rain occurs from October to May sporadically. It is one of the oldest civilized cities in the world rich in history, and considered holy to Jew, Christians and Muslims.

Today old Jerusalem has a wall and four quarters. The new city is outside the walls. The bible claims David built the city with Solomon building his temple; however no evidence is seen today of the structure. After Jews, Christians adopted it after Christ’s brief period in the land and Muslims adopted it as the qibla direction of prayer in 610 CE. The old city is home to seminal religious importance, with the Temple Mount and its Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque.

The Israeli government is present in Jerusalem (the Knesset, residences of the Prime Minister and President, and the Supreme Court). Jerusalem also houses the Hebrew University and to the Israel Museum with its Shrine of the Book.

Jerusalem’s population has changed over 5,000 years history, in medieval times, the Old City had 4 quarters Jewish, Muslim, Christian, and Armenian. Today because of migration of Jew the city is mostly Jewish in population, followed by Muslims second and Christians third. It is a cosmopolitan city. Jerusalem has been sacred to Jews for about 3000 years, to Christians 2000 years, and to Muslims about 1400 years. It has 1204 synagogues, 158 churches, and 73 mosques. Efforts to maintain peaceful religious coexistence goes on but some sites like the Temple Mount are riddled in continuous friction and controversy. It is a basic peace loving civilization of people of all three Abrahamic faiths. If you will to visit this gateway to civilization of yore and modern contact us at, we will serve you well.