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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
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
A beautiful place in jerusalem.
A place where you can walk through beautiful alleyways. A place where the scenery is magical.
A windmill of hope for the first residents living outside Jerusalem's old city.
Come.and be inspired
Interesting history to the windmill. Great view of the Old City. The website indicated that they were open that particular day until 2 pm. But we found nothing inside or that required access that could be closed off.
MANY years ago, I saw an art exhibit called something along the lines of "Children of the World Draw Jerusalem." One of the pictures, by a young girl from Amsterdam, included a windmill. "Awh," I thought. "Isn't that cute? She put something from home into...More