The First Station Jerusalem

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The First Station Jerusalem

The First Station Jerusalem
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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In the heart of Jerusalem, the First Station is a major center of entertainment, culture and culinary delights. The complex is accessible and open to the general public - both local Jerusalemites and tourists, and is a lively focus of activities, with something to offer for a variety of wishes and needs, on the go almost all hours of the day, every day of the week. The Station's location in the city's downtown tourist and culture area makes it a bridge between neighborhoods and communities, and the first station for any visit or night out in the heart of Jerusalem.
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Jerusalemite
Tel Aviv, Israel7 contributions
Apr 2022
Along the main walk way are restaurants and about in the Middle is Fiori. Ser vice is excellent, prices are reasonable and food it g rat. Good for families.
I live here and have written for you before. I visited there in April; I did not travel.
Written 4 May 2022
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Karen S
New York City, NY5,213 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
We arrived on a Rainey Jerusalem day. The place looks amazing. Full of coffee shops, a small amusement site, bikes for hire, live music and much more
Written 10 February 2022
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Ori L
Petah Tiqwa, Israel1,217 contributions
Jun 2021
This place could be a high-lite but instead it's somehow neglected and boring,
adding Pubs and Bars will do job by attracting the young population.
Written 4 July 2021
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Nelly Z
Jerusalem, Israel129 contributions
Mar 2021 • Friends
The title say pretty much everything.
Awesome location, there is always space to park your car ( which is a rare thing in Jerusalem).
There are so many great places to sit and eat ( kosher and non kosher), few places of delicious ice cream and gelato. And all of this is surrounded by a great atmosphere.
Go. You won't regret it
Written 29 March 2021
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Temper43 - Alfredo
Panama City, Panama1,280 contributions
Aug 2020
Always is fun to come over to visit the stores and coffee places in the First Station, one of the main sites in Jerusalem for the locals to walk around, and tourists when they will be back
Written 6 August 2020
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Alice C
Toledo, OH58 contributions
Feb 2020
What a surprise for us! Our tour guide mentioned visiting the First Station - just a five minutes walk from our hotel. It doesn't look too much from the outside, but what a surprise. Restaurants, shops, play space for children and artisan kiosks and this was in February. I would love to see this in the summer. And the biggest surprise was walking into an unassuming store and discovering the Israeli version of Whole Foods. I loved it. It's called Teva Castel. You have to spend time here. Plan lunch and shopping time - you'll be glad you did.
Written 6 March 2020
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Steven S
Greater London, UK265 contributions
Feb 2020
As mentioned, it is a historical venue that has been modernised with entertainment options.

When we went end of February, many of the vendor stalls were closed or empty. When I asked one of them, they confirmed it does get quite bust over summer. There were things like clothing, handmade jewellery, small hand crafted items etc.

There is an "amphitheatre" where people can just pick up the mic and do a performance. You are unlikely to see Celine Dion there but who knows?

There are a few stores selling branded items and bespoke things. Honestly nothing to write home about. There a a number of eating places from creperies to ice cream (the Excellent Vaniglia) to pizza and other types of food. There is probably something to appeal to everyone.

That being said, I wouldn't make a dedicated trip here but as we were 5 minutes away, we past through twice.
Written 26 February 2020
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beheaded c
Brisbane, Australia1,425 contributions
Dec 2019
This historic complex has so much to offer and so much history. An Ottoman railway station between 1882 and 1982, it was converted into an entertainment complex around 2013 and boasts an array of restaurants and shops. We walked from our hotel many times to enjoy the food and ambiance, It was always very busy and great for large groups.
Written 31 January 2020
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subeem
Bronx, NY86 contributions
Nov 2019
Very disappointing. Nothing special for adults other than vendors. Few kosher restaurants. We did take out from two of the kosher restaurants : pricey and not particularly good food.
Maybe with younger children the arcade and rides might be of interest.
Written 10 December 2019
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Jenny
2 contributions
Oct 2019
Extremely boring for older adults. Wonderful if you have small children. Also not much to choose from re restaurants.
However if you walk there from Ben Yehuda St (allow at least 45 minutes) there are many beautiful parks along the way; interesting stop off at the "Windmill" and Begin Museum - just make sure it's open before you go.
Written 18 November 2019
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