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This impressive stone windmill is the highlight of one of the nicest walks one can take in the modern city of Jerusalem -- starting from the upscale Yemin Moshe residential quarter (of which the windmill is the centerpiece), continuing along the...more
I love windmills so had to visit this site.
It’s a lovely windmill and well worth the climb up the hill. Even better news...the windmill has a wine on sale in a little makeshift bar at the site. Perfect reward for the climb up to...More
The old windmill of Yemin Moshe got a lovely face lift and now serves as a wine shop.
The mill was painted white and while it hasn't worked for over a century now, it's well worth a visit, especially for the viewing platform which provides...More
On the hill of Yemin Moshe, built by Sir Moshe Montefiore, 1857-1858
In order to provide work and food for the settlers of the new quarter
Outside the walls of the Old Town.Four wings each one 7.5 meters.
Stoped functioning with the area of motorized...More
Montifiore has an interesting story worth learning and sharing. Learn and the windmill and the nearby neighborhoods. Take a look at his carriage too. His contributions warrant more understanding. Great views from the area too. Nice walking areas.
A pretty and interesting neighborhood with lots of streets and housing.
Recommended to take a tour guide who can explain the history of the area as there isn't much self tour there. The story behind the neighborhood is worth hearing and bring along your camera!...More
A wind mill seems out of place but that’s what makes it a great landmark. It denotes the first housing project outside the wall in Jerusalem. On our first trip the main streets were closed several times due to President Trumps motorcades. The Israelis showed...More
Very nice windmill (no entrance) in the Yemin Moshe Neighborhood. Built by Sir Moshe Mantifury as a work place in the 1860s for Jews who were willing to live outside the "safe" walls of Ancient Jerusalem). There is a great view here of Mount Zion...More
We took a pleasant stroll past the windmill on a sleepy Shabbat afternoon and found ourselves in a lovely little park with a sundial, fountain, and sculptures. On another day we could have visited some artists' studios. From there, it was an easy walk to...More