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The First Station, Jerusalem

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Functioning as an important railway station for more than a hundred years, linking Jerusalem with the coast, the historic structure of The First Station serves a new purpose today as a cultural center and entertainment hot spot. Opened in the late 19th century, the station was abandoned in 1998 when that part of the railway closed. Visit the restored and refurbished complex to discover its lively marketplace, restaurants, and bars, or attend one of the live shows, festivals, and exhibitions the station often hosts. Plan to visit The First Station and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jerusalem attractions using our Jerusalem itinerary maker.
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  • The first or old station was the railroad stop. Today it is pedestrian outdoor mall with shops, kiosks, restaurants and places to have a drink and watch people. One of the few places that are open on ...  read more »
  • הלכנו עם הילדה לתחנת הילדים והיא מאוד נהנתה שם וקצת הפעילה את הגוף לשם שינוי... מומלץ לילדים..! היינו שמחים אם היו שם קצת חנויות אוכל כשרות "במחירים "עממיים" - ממה שראינו במתחם רוב החנויות די יקרות וב...  read more »
  • Neat spot to walk around, have lunch, peek in the shops, etc. There were a number of outdoor areas to have a drink that looked quite welcoming as well. 
  • Very nice place to visit. It's very clean and has nice restaurants, shopping and lots of options for kids to have fun.
  • Beautiful feel to the place. It's an outdoor mall which often has live entertainment (free) and lots to do with kids. It is open on Saturday which is rare in Jerusalem and not all of the restaurants are kosher so whatch out if that's a concern. The is a massive free parking lot and a free shuttle to and from the Western Wall right next to it
  • Really nice please to hang out, grab a bite or a drink. There are a bunch of restaurants and places to sit as well as a few attractions. There are bike, Segway and walking tours that leave from here as well.
  • Great and fun place for hangout. To bad there aren't enough kosher and vegan restaurants.
  • Cozy and fun area to hang out in, but most places are outrageously expensive.
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