The Botanical Garden was established during the British Mandate at the edge of the Hebrew University campus. Go through the ... More
Mount Scopus Botanical Garden
The Botanical Garden was established during the British Mandate at the edge of the Hebrew University campus. Go through the security entrance and walk up the path leading to the upper part of the campus and to the garden. Signs in Hebrew and Latin identify the trees and plants. Of particular interest is the Second Temple period burial cave discovered in 1902. It contained an ossuary bearing the inscription: "The bones of Nicanor of Alexandria who made the gate." Nicanor is mentioned in ancient Hebrew sources as the wealthy man who donated the great bronze or copper doors to the Temple Court. Buried here also are two early Zionist leaders, Leon Pinsker and Menahem Ussishkin.
Jaffa Gate opens onto a plaza at the entrance to the Christian Quarter shopping area, as well as leading (on
the right) to the Armenian Quarter and Mount Zion. From here visitors can enter the Ramparts Walk for a ...
Despite its retro exterior, this hotel is situated in a refreshing location about ten minutes ride from the Old City.
Here you will be treated to a relaxed, attentive service in the Palestinian fashion. The location is within easy ...
One of the fiercest battles in Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War was fought here by Israeli paratroopers to
take the well fortified Jordanian position that blocked the way to the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University. ...
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