Trip Planner Middle East  /  Israel  /  Jerusalem District  /  Jerusalem  /  Neighborhoods  /  Ben Yehuda Street

Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem

Categories: Neighborhoods, Landmarks, Shopping, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web
A bustling pedestrian mall with sidewalk cafes, Ben Yehuda Street provides a traditional shopping experience in a vibrant setting. Packed with stalls offering dates, spices, and textiles, the street has street musicians and itinerant vendors. Closed to vehicular traffic, the area teems with curious pedestrians from all walks of life. This secular heart of Jerusalem makes a popular hangout both night and day. Shop for souvenirs and trinkets, and explore the many cozy old-style restaurants. Add Ben Yehuda Street to your Jerusalem travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Jerusalem itinerary maker.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • Always an experience....shops, street performers/musicians, street art...if you like to people watch this is the place...although it's a pedestrian way, beware of all the mindless scooter riders zippi...  read more »
  • Good place where kids go to meet each other on nights and school breaks. Inexpensive food, bars and frequent street entertainment make this a very popular place. 
  • This hilly street is a good place to buy Judaica, and also encounter ordinary Jewish Israelis and an array of street musicians. T-shirts and yarmulkes carry images from iconic sights to the logos of y...  read more »
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 30​m
Visit for 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 2​h 30​m