Jerusalem, Israel

Ideal for: History Buffs, Explorers, Culture Cravers

Destroyed and rebuilt multiple times over its existence, Jerusalem is the picture of endurance and tradition. One of the holiest cities in the world, this Middle Eastern metropolis draws millions of visitors each year from all over the world for its sacred sites and flourishing contemporary culture.

The King David Hotel’s position at the intersection of Jerusalem’s Old City and dynamic New Jerusalem offers guests stunning skyline views and easy access to popular points of interest.

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A spiritual center for Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world, dating to the 4th millennium BCE. Situated between the Mediterranean and Dead Sea, the City of David is divided into four sections—known since the early 19th century as the Jewish, Christian, Armenian, and Muslim Quarters—each with its own distinct offerings and history. Whether exploring ancient archeological sites and sacred shrines, eating shawarma sandwiches on Agrippa Street, or attending a concert at the Bible Lands Museum, you are sure to enjoy your stay in this holy city steeped in tradition and modern magnetism.

Quick Facts

  • Suggested Airport
    David Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV)
  • Currency
    New Israeli Shekel
  • Language
    Hebrew and Arabic
  • Time Zone
    7 hours ahead of New York
  • Average Temperature
    Summer 83℉, winter 42℉

Destination Highlights

Weather in Jerusalem, Israel


  • Forecasting Your Jerusalem Vacation

    Jerusalem has a typical Mediterranean climate. June through September is peak travel season, as summers in Jerusalem are long and dry. Temperatures regularly reach the 90s during the day and cool off slightly to the high 60s and low 70s in the evenings. Winters are mild and wet, with average temperatures in the low 40s and snowfall making a rare appearance every few years.

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