Temperature
20/09/2017
24ºC
1.1km/h
Blog

Blog

Explore the Mosaic Architecture in Jerusalem: a look to St. George’s Cathedral 16/04/2016

This article takes you outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem and gives the opportunity to explore the development outside the city walls during the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. During this period, the traditional building styles of the Ottoman era...

The magic of historical Sufi locations in Jerusalem 24/03/2016

Jerusalem’s religious symbolism in Islam prompted large groups of worshippers and dedicated Muslims to make it their destination. Sufism started with the early stages of Islam and the manner in which Prophet Muhammad and his followers conducted their lives. Through the history Sufis...

A Spiritual Journey to Zawiya al-Adhamiyya in Jerusalem 21/03/2016

Jerusalem’s religious symbolism in Islam prompted large groups of worshippers and dedicated Muslims to make it their destination. Sufism started with the early stages of Islam and the manner in which Prophet Muhammad and his followers conducted their lives.   Through the history...

Jerusalemite landmark, and most attracting gate to tourists: Jaffa Gate (Bab Al-Khalil ) 19/03/2016

The Wall of the Old City is the first view that greets visitors when they approach Jerusalem, and the last thing they see when they leave. This majestic monument surrounds the City like a bracelet, and has 9 gates and entrances to the old city. One special gate out of those nine is the Jaffa Gate...

Find the Female Architecture legacy in the Old City of Jerusalem: The Uthmaniyya School 15/03/2016

Jerusalem’s significance in Arab history, and particularly to Islam, attracted several wealthy women to the city. Women from ruling or wealthy families were able to use their position in society to undertake acts of welfare and charity and restructure very remarkable buildings.   The...

The Magical Arches of the Eastern Colonnade 12/03/2016

The Eastern Colonnade: Whatever the conditions are, visitors to the walled Holy City of Jerusalem will find much to explore, be it architecture, religious institutions, markets, domed buildings, minarets, museums and churches, alongside the renowned sites of the city Wall, the oriental Suqs and...

The Remarkable Jerusalemite Marketplace of Olive Oil and Spices: Suq Khan al-Zait 10/03/2016

Traditional and contemporary commercial life within the Old City of Jerusalem comes alive in its different markets. The fascinating atmosphere speaks a lot about the richness of “Souqs (markets) culture”. Introducing the architectural facets of the khans and the bazaars and the...

Indian Community in Jerusalem 03/03/2016

In the early 13th century a few decades after Saladin had driven the Crusaders out of the city, a notable Indian religious figure made his way to Jerusalem. He came from a village in Punjab (now Pakistan) and his birth name was Khwaja Farīduddīn Mas’ūd Ganjshakar but he was better known...

Best Places You Must Visit When You Plan Your Jerusalem Travel Trip 25/02/2016

Middle East  is one of the most historically rich places in the world. And of course, you can never stop appreciating its architectural and natural beauty. You can find this really very attractive from various aspects.And especially when we talk about Jerusalem travel, there is absolutely no...

Important Thing To Consider While Planning Your Travel To Jerusalem 25/02/2016

Traveling is one of the most refreshing activity when you are traveling with you family. And it becomes even more special and enjoying when you are traveling in a really very attractive place like Jerusalem. The travel to Jerusalem is quite an interesting experience and if you want to make sure...

Pages