The First Station Jerusalem, Jerusalem

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Functioning as an important railway station for more than a hundred years, linking Jerusalem with the coast, the historic structure of The First Station Jerusalem 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. Arrange your visit to The First Station Jerusalem and discover more family-friendly attractions in Jerusalem using our Jerusalem vacation planner.
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  • Part of our guided tour we visited all the stations of the cross and were told the history behind each one  more »
  • Beautiful restoration of an unused space in pleasant refreshment station with small places to eat something, wine-bar, mini-market and other shops and playground while maintaining old tracks some old railway carriages. A bike lane and a pedestrian walking on the ancient wooden covered tracks allow you to leverage the entire complex a little oasis for all ...
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  • Tel Aviv and we had a very nice visit on site to enjoy the magical atmosphere of Tishrei, the scenery, the show's Golani and decorated Café of the Landwehrkanal. Was easy parking opposite plus serious for us.
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  • Beautiful scenery and amazing vibes. Whether its night or day the first station features multiple restaurants and coffee shops to choose from. In addition to all this there are occasionally live music performances and i highly recommend going. All in all a great place for a date or even just to go chill and read a book with a latte.
  • If you've got a couple hours to burn in Jerusalem, I highly recommend first station. Great coffee shops, you can even get a full lunch or dinner. Super hip and fun to walk around. For locals this is a great place to go to your morning Yoga class have a business group meeting or meet your next potential client during the day.... And relax for dinner with the family in the evening.
  • The old train station has been transformed into a place of entertainment. There are restaurants, playgrounds, shops, even a bio shop. Concerts or other activities of this type are held each week. Both adults and children can spend some wonderful hours at the First Train Station. I definitely recommend!
  • A must to visit in jerusalem. Lots of restaurants and kids activity. Live shows at the evening, bicycle and other fun transportation renting. And the best burger in the city is located over there!
  • It was a casual, fun neighborhood space, but it has turned into a blasting continuous stream of noise from 7 PM until midnight. It is now impossible to sit at any of the pleasant restaurants and hear yourself think. Too bad. Hard to understand who decided this was what people wanted. During the day it is better.

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