Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Jerusalem

Take a holiday to Jerusalem and enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments. Renowned for its cathedral, local tours and cafes, this city welcomes all visitors. Israel Museum, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem and Bible Lands Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Jerusalem

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Jerusalem a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mamilla Mall (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Biblical Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Wohl Rose Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Jerusalem Bird Observatory (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Liberty Bell Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Arab Souk Market (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Jerusalem

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jerusalem is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wohl Rose Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Jerusalem Bird Observatory (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Jerusalem Botanical Gardens (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Independence Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Liberty Bell Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Sultan's Pool (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jerusalem

Fly into Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion), the closest airport, located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Tel Aviv (SDV-Sde Dov), which is 33.7 mi (54.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Jerusalem Malha Station or Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Jerusalem?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 640 holiday rentals near Jerusalem. From 551 Condos/Apartments to 51 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jerusalem for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jerusalem?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jerusalem:

  • Old City: 289 holiday homes
  • Mamilla: 213 holiday homes
  • Musrara: 308 holiday homes
  • Yemin Moshe: 274 holiday homes
  • Baka: 100 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jerusalem?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Jerusalem. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ibrahimieh College: 542 holiday rentals
  • International Convention Centre: 576 holiday rentals
  • Supreme Court of Israel: 556 holiday rentals
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre: 533 holiday rentals
  • King David's Tomb: 629 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jerusalem listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Jerusalem?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 551 Condos/Apartments in Jerusalem. Our other popular types of Jerusalem holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 51 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Studios: 573 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jerusalem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in Jerusalem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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