It may be outside the bounds of the Old City, but the New City of Yerushalyim has lots of historical value to offer visitors, especially in the way of Mikomos HaKedoshim. Enjoy a tour of the city that will take you to all the key places for an exciting and uplifting experience.
Buried on the roadside all alone, Yaakov carefully calculated his dear wife's burial. Her Kever is one of the most sacred places for Tefilah on earth. A mother's tears cannot be ignored.
Stand next to the great Tzaddikim of the last century, including the Brisker Rov and his family, the Mirrer Roshei Yeshiva, Gedolim of Volozhin, Slabodka, Novardok, Rav Moshe Feinstein, Reb Ahrele of Belz, Rav Elyashiv, Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, Rav Shimshon Pincus, Rav Aharon Kotler, and more. Hear their stories and learn about the dynasties of the Mir, Brisk, Novardok, Slabodka, Lakewood, as well as Yerushalayim’s great Rabbonim.
ARMON HANATZIV PROMENADE
Stand on a hill overlooking the Makom HaMikdash, in the place where Avraham Avinu is said to have stood on his way to the Akeida. Enjoy a gorgeous panoramic view of the entire city and understand the topography of Yerushalayim of old. You will also be treated to a view of the valleys and hills that lead to the desert, traveled by Dovid HaMelech and others, seeking refuge.
KEVER SHMUEL HANAVI
The burial site of Shmuel HaNavi and his abode in Mitzpah. This strategic hill with its panoramic view of not only Yerushalayim but also the surrounding valleys and hills is soaked in centuries of Jewish History from Yehoshua through the Chasmonaim. Come hear the stories and deven at this Holy grave site.
KEVER SHIMON HATZADDIK
The last of an extinct breed whose lifetime saw open miracles that haven't been repeated since. The man for whom a war mongering Alexander the Great threw himself off his horse, to bow down at his feet, in front of his stunned generals.
GEULA - MEA SHEARIM
Take a shopping and eating break to enjoy the hustle and bustle of Geula Mea Shearim, and mix with the local Yerushalmi's as well as the foreigners whom come to taste this unique air, its interesting foods, and find the perfect gift for those back home.