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Address: 26 King David Street, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number:
+972 2-569-2694

Landmark tower designed by Arthur Lewis Harman, the Empire State Building's...

Landmark tower designed by Arthur Lewis Harman, the Empire State Building's architect affords dramatic views over the entire city.

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Wow!! You must visit and get a coffee here!

This is a very lovely building with great staff where you can come to stay, relax or join others to have coffee and enjoy a nice time. The structure is beautifull and the Cafe is... read more

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Puerto Rico
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147 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very lovely building with great staff where you can come to stay, relax or join others to have coffee and enjoy a nice time. The structure is beautifull and the Cafe is really nice, as well as the gardens!

Thank Dr.Sylvia
Kfar Saba, Israel
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The YMCA Tower is part of the YMCA hotel, opposite the famous King David hotel in Jerusalem. The look-out from the tower top gives the best view of the old and the modern parts of the city. A traveler doesn't have to stay in this hotel to got to the tower top and visit, there is a fee of 20... More 

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New Jersey
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1,820 reviews
1,028 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,202 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This impressive architectural complex was located near our hotel. There is so much to see in Jerusalem that naturally YMCA is not a prime destination. In a sense I was grateful for the opportunity to see this amazing building with its famous Jesus Tower. After I learned who the architect is it became obvious why the whole structure emanates power,... More 

Thank podrozniczka60
Tel Aviv, Israel
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69 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Architecture lovers will not be disappointed by this building. It's an absolute gem that shouldn't be missed.

Thank Florence B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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107 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

And you can have a cooling drink in the arches - opposite you can see the Kind David hotel - really nice piece of architecture

Thank Gavster Bedlington
Jerusalem, Israel
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515 reviews
287 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

YMCA is active in Jerusalem since 1878 T5he present magnificent center designed by the architec A .HARMON (The ARCHITECT OF the Empire State Building NYC-USA) started 1928 and innagurated 1933 .The tower called Jesus Tower overlooks the city.Aset of two cloisters connects the two wings,Very nice auditorium and the first swimming pool of Jerusalem

Thank airport2015
Nazareth, Israel
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent starters, they gave something on the house as a starter and another as dessert, excellent waiters, service, food price & setting.

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Boliden, Sweden
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1,024 reviews
811 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Nice building, hosting some temporary photography exhibitions. The view from the tower is also quite nice, but you have to pay.

Thank Ana L
Pavia, Italy
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172 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Great view. Enter the hostel hall and ask the reception for payment and they will accompany you to the elevator and power it for you. Great view of the town at sunset. Friendly athmosphere inside the YMCA Hostel..

Thank Tiziana M
Tampa, Florida
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65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Incredible building built by the same architect who designed the Empire State Building (built in or around 1930). Get to the top of the tower and you have unparalleled views of Jerusalem.

Thank bowenarnold

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