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Address: Yemin Moshe Street | Southwest of the Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
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We are staying in "Sultan's Refuge" in Yemin Moshe and the apartment is elegant and the neighborhood is so picturesque! We look out on the Old City walls and hear church bells... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paris, France
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yemin Moshe is a neighbourhood west of the Old City that was founded near the end of the end of 19th century to help elevate overcrowding conditions in the Old City at that time. From here much of the New City spread west to the city you find today. We enjoyed visiting the Bloomfield Garden and the small but lovely... More 

Thank BradJill
Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in "Sultan's Refuge" in Yemin Moshe and the apartment is elegant and the neighborhood is so picturesque! We look out on the Old City walls and hear church bells ringing and the muezzin call to prayer. There are beautiful plantings on every street and of course the ubiquitous Jerusalem cats. Yemin Moshe is well situated for tourists.

Thank lesandchip
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

one of the first neighborhoods outside the walls of the old city, this little neighborhood is beautiful and historic. I would recommend taking someone who knows the history of the place throughout the years, there are some interesting stories and known people who lived here. take the time to explore and just walk around. the view of the old city... More 

Thank tamarc82
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Super cozy and beautiful place to walk at. Reminds Greece a little bit. It has wonderful little houses and amazing plants and flowers all around.

Thank OliviaLog
Malcesine, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Start at the windmill and explore this small and silent neighborhood. Make sure that you will get in touch with new city's history. If not: Take a guide or collect some information about before. This neighborhood is inhabited and not a museum, so try to avoid coming in big (loud) groups.

Thank Werdi L
Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

One of the most expensive real estate in the whole Israel. But still a place to see. If you are interested in architecture or looking for a route for a beautiful romantic night walk - come here. We spent several hours with my wife here. It was around 10 PM when we entered the quarter and we came home (at... More 

Thank Magister_Sart
Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Go on King David Str,pass the King David hotel and YMCA to the right (east) is the WINDMILL the first building erected bySir Moses Montefiore, 1857, of what was called Miskenot Shananim above Yemin Moshe built by the Montefiore Welfare Fund 1892-1894 as a solution to the over poulated Jewish Quarter two rows of 28 two and half room appartaments,Heavily... More 

Thank airport2015
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Absolutely stunning residential neighborhood with charming narrow passages rich all year with flowers, trees and beautifully renovated old houses. Just walk around this beautiful neighborhood full of history and get amazing views of old city walls.

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning residential neighborhood of 150 years: charming cobblestone streets lined with stone houses with verandas and cast iron balconies. Flowers everywhere, ponds, no cars and feels like both living and frozen history. Interesting to learn about Moses Mntefiore who was the founder of this amazing neighborhood. Very pleasant stroll, different from usual perception of jerusalem and amazing views of... More 

Thank ldjs
Boliden, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

I discovered this by accident, and I am so thankfully! I don´t understand why it is not ranked as a top site to visit, because it is. Also historically important, of course not like Old City, but totally worth a visit! Nice and narrow streets, beautiful houses.

Thank Ana L

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