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Jerusalem


Jerusalem is one of the oldest and most historically significant cities in the world among the majority number of humankind that has a history spanning to the thousands of years with evidence of settlement dating back to the 4th millennium "BCE"


"Jerusalem" is that city where throughout its history till now it has been conquered, destroyed, and rebuilt numerous times by various empires and civilizations including the Canaanites, Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders, Ottomans, and British.

The city "Jerusalem" is located in the "Judean Mountains" between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea" where it holds a great religious and cultural significance especially for Islam, Christianity and Judaism.

For Muslims:

Jerusalem is the third holiest city after Makkah and Madina where the "Dome of the Rock" is located on the "Temple Mount" that is one of the most important sites in Islam that is the holy spot from where the "Prophet Muhammad" ( S:) has ascended to heaven to meet the almighty Allah.

For Christians:

Jerusalem is that city where many key events in the life of "Jesus Christ" are believed to have occurred including his crucifixion, burial and resurrection are particularly mentionable where the "Church of the Holy Sepulcher" is also considered as one of the holiest Christian sites that is located in the "Old City of Jerusalem"

For Jews:

Jerusalem is considered the holiest city where the home to the "Western Wall" is existed which is a remnant of the ancient "Temple Mount" where the "Temple Mount" is the only one and last oddment site of the "First and Second Jewish Temples" that is considered as the latter part of which was destroyed in 70 "CE" - (Common Era).

Conclusion:

Although "Jerusalem" is considered as the dramatic capital of occupier, brutal, egoistic and stubbornness Israel nowadays, still it is unaccepted and undeclared by all countries that basically acts as a center of political, religious and cultural importance for all people around the world equally where the greedy Israel attempting to enjoy it alone only because of the unlimited and uncountable precious treasures under the surrounding earth of Jerusalem by the mercy of almighty Allah.

Jerusalem despite its relatively small size, the city remains actually a focal point of contention and conflict till now due to its religious significance and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Guidelines


Get in "Jerusalem" by Air:

The nearest major international airport to Jerusalem is "Ben Gurion Airport" -TLV- near "Tel Aviv" from where you can reach Jerusalem by the following methods.

By Taxi or Private Vehicle:

Taxis and private transport services are available at the airport where you can take directly to Jerusalem that takes about a 45-minute drive depending on traffic.

Public Transportation:

You can take a train from "Ben Gurion Airport" to Jerusalem where the train station is located nearby the bus Terminal 3 and the journey to Jerusalem approximately takes around 25 to 35 minutes.

By Bus:

Several bus operators provide services between Jerusalem and various cities in Israel where the some cities are as well as in the neighboring countries and the main bus station in Jerusalem is the "Central Bus Station" (Tahana Merkazit).

By Car:

If you're traveling within Israel, you can rent a car and drive to Jerusalem where the major highways connect Jerusalem to other cities in Israel such as "Tel Aviv", "Haifa" and "Be'er Sheva"

However, travelers should be aware that traffic in Jerusalem can be congested according to various circumstances especially during peak times.

By Train:

In addition to the train from Ben "Gurion Airport" Israel Railways simply operates train services between "Jerusalem" and other cities within the country including "Tel Aviv" and "Be'er Sheva" where the main train station in Jerusalem is "Malha Station"

By Shared Taxi - Sherut:

Shared taxis are normally known as "Sheruts" ; those are basically operated between "Jerusalem" and other cities in Israel where they can be a convenient option if you're traveling outside of regular bus or train hours.

From the West Bank:

There are few bus services and shared taxis simply available for you if you're entering from the "West Bank" those are actually connect various cities in the "West Bank" to "Jerusalem"  where because of what reason travelers should be sure to check if any travel restrictions or requirements are to fill up before crossing into Israel.


Cheapest Fares To Visit Jerusalem Within Israel


Bus:

Israel has an extensive bus operating network by Egged that is usually considered as the national and major bus company within the country.

Traveling by bus is often the most budget-friendly option and quite affordable for getting to Jerusalem from other cities within Israel where the exact ticket fares may vary depending on the distances of traveling points.

Train:

Israel Railways generally operates several trains connecting various major cities that basically include Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem where the actual fares are more expensive than all kinds of bus fares.

Shared Taxi:

Shared taxis are also known as sheruts in Israel where they are considered as another option for traveling between cities in Israel.

Taxis normally operate on set routes that are comparably cheaper than regular taxis especially while the travel is being based alone without family with other travelers but they may not be as highly available or convenient more than buses and trains are.

Private Rental Car:

Rental cars can offer an extra flexibility and convenience for exploring Jerusalem within Israel where the expected fares can vary depending on the type of cars and durations.

Remember:

When comparing fares for these options, consider factors such as travel time, convenience, and any additional fees or charges.

Eventually:

Booking in advance or visiting during off-peak times may provide a secure travel and lower fares.


Be Aware:

Before traveling to Jerusalem, especially if you're coming from abroad, it's a good idea to check the latest travel advisories and entry requirements as they may vary depending on your nationality and the current political situation.


Note:

"BCE" generally stands for "Before Common Era" that is considered as a secular designation and is used in place of "BC" (Before Christ) to denote years before the traditionally reckoned year of the birth of Jesus Christ.

This term is often used in academic and historical contexts as a way to provide a neutral, non-religious alternative to "BC"

At other hand, similarly "CE" stands for "Common Era" to replace "AD"

"AD" means - Anno Domini, Latin for "In the year of our Lord" - for years after the traditionally reckoned year of the birth of Jesus Christ.

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