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Quiet cozy neighborhood!

This is such a hidden gem in Jerusalem! So quiet and cozy in a neighborhood filled with history of... read more

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nice afternoon

great stroll, nice restaurants and shops to stop into for gifts. Enjoy the sites, learn of the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such a hidden gem in Jerusalem! So quiet and cozy in a neighborhood filled with history of the Templers from Germany The nice shops and restaurants add to the special charm of this neighborhood.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 653geril
Reviewed 2 October 2018

great stroll, nice restaurants and shops to stop into for gifts. Enjoy the sites, learn of the history... Enjoy!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jilla275
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

A neighborhood built in the 1870s by German religious pilgrims.the authentic old residences are well preserved. Makes a delightful stroll around it. More history and the old school mau be viwed at the Orient Hotel there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yoramshap
Reviewed 30 May 2018

German Colony is one of the best places in Jerusalem to just have a stroll through a lovely neighborhood and wind up at one of the cafe-restaurants on the main street, Emek Refaim. Stay near the center of Emek Refaim Street, between the cross streets...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Offthewesternwall
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Took my family to see some Christmas celebrations which is rare in Israel. The German Colony is well decorated during December. In the night the police closes the road for cars and people can walk on the road. The restaurants are very good. The view...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 478itayz
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Built in Refaim Valley,by the community of German Templers,(Templegemeinde) that was found in Wurtenberg by Christophor Hoffman,1815-1855, The Templers settled in Jaffa,1868with the idea to form an ideal Christian community based on the Old Testament They founded six colonies in the Holy-Land,Haifa,Sarona,Wilhaelma(Bney-Atarot),Wakdhaim and Beith Lehem...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank airport2015
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We used to walk down Emek Rfaim and find a great different restaurant every night. Many of these have moved to other areas and I have the impression that the area is on a downward trend. I shudder to think what the light train construction...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank robodocny
Reviewed 20 November 2016

If you're looking for a cool place to eat, and like looking at buildings, this is your Jlm hood! Enjoy! You'll thank me...

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank DeborahM1422
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Centered around Emek Refaim, this is a nice place to walk down on a leisurely day. Shops and restaurants line the street and anything from coffee to waffles to ice cream to full delicious meals are available.

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank robodocny
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Looking for a walk? Than the German Colony including the old graveyard might be something of the beaten Jerusalem track. You will find some nice houses built by the Templers (a German protestant sect) end of the 19th century with some gardens and their graveyard....More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank JR_Cirpka
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