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Top 5: Romantic ideas in Jerusalem for Valentine's
By LOREN MINSKY/ ITRAVELJERUSALEM.COM TEAM
02/13/2013
There are plenty of romantic ideas for couples in Jerusalem who wish to get in the mood for love.
 
Although a lot of Israelis celebrate Tu b'Av, the Jewish festival of love, there are plenty of romantic ideas for couples in Jerusalem who wish to get in the Valentine's Day spirit.

Valentine's Day Organ Music Marathon

Enjoy an organ music marathon in honor of Valentine's Day at the notable Augusta Victoria Church on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem. The concert will feature the young and talented soloists Tristan Mitz'ard from England on the organ and Israeli soprano Tal Katzir, accompanied by the Jerusalem Festival Orchestra, who will play music by the greats such as Bach, Mozart, Schubert and Handel.

Augusta Victoria Church  is one of the most impressive and romantic structures in the city, with its unique architecture and 65-meter bell tower visible from miles away in all directions. The concert is organized by Pearls of Music, who produce concerts in a variety of musical styles in picturesque buildings throughout Israel.



When: Saturday February 16
Time: Noon
Address: Augusta Victoria Church – Mount Scopus
Phone: (02) 535-6954
Price: NIS 120


Valentine's Day at Inbal Jerusalem Hotel

The five-star luxurious Inbal Jerusalem Hotel is offering a special Valentine's Day package until February 28, which includes an upgraded superior room with gorgeous views of the Old City, a delicious breakfast, bathrobes and slippers, a morning newspaper, free entrance to the health club and fitness room, a relaxing 30–minute classical Swedish massage for each person, and dinner for two prepared by renowned Chef Moti Bohbot at the Sofia Restaurant (including a glass of red or white house wine).

The dinner features pasta dishes, salmon, asparagus, mushrooms, and scrumptious desserts, as well as a number of other dishes.

Valentines Day (Daniel Night)

Address: 3 Jabotinsky St, Jerusalem
Phone: (02) 675-6666
Price: NIS 1,280 per couple including VAT


Valentine's Day at The Toy Bar

If you enjoy dancing and drinking and are wondering what do on Valentine's Day in Jerusalem, HaTzaatzua (The Toy Bar) is hosting a Valentine's Day themed party. Located next to the beautiful old neighborhood of Nahalat Shiva, The Toy Bar is on the light rail and is conveniently and centrally located. Known as the place to experience Jerusalem party culture, The Toy Bar is featuring a special playlist for Valentine's Day by DJs like popular local DJ Shai Daniel, alcohol at reasonable prices, love-themed décor as well as chocolates and other surprises.

Valentines Day at Toy Bar (Igor Farberov)

When: Thursday February 14
Address: 6 Dhu Nuwas St, Jerusalem
Phone: (02) 623-6666


Alegra Hotel

If you're looking for a romantic getaway, consider Alegra Hotel in the village of Ein Kerem. This stylish hotel is perfect for those who appreciate trendy décor and an intimate atmosphere. It offers charming gardens filled with lovely seating areas, a wading pool, wet sauna, fish pools and little waterfalls. Couples can relax on the rooftop with a sunbathing area and take in magical views of churches, the old stone houses in Ein Kerem, and the Judean Mountains. Spa treatments are available in the privacy of one's room or in one of the hotel's nooks and crannies. The boutique hotel is small and intimate with just seven stunning suites, each with a large bed on a platform and a unique marble bathroom, so book soon to reserve your place for Valentine's Day.

Address: Derech Ha’achayot, Ein Kerem
Phone: (02) 650-0506
Book now


Valentine's Day Boogie

This Valentine's Day, grab your loved one or a friend and head to Gerard Behar Center in town, for a night of free-style dancing and letting go to the sound of drums, world and ethic music. The Boogie is all about expressing yourself in a safe and friendly environment and has become a popular dancing event in Jerusalem that is open to one and all. Religious ladies who observe laws of modesty and those who prefer their privacy will enjoy the separate and private dancing section for women.



When: Thursday February 14
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Where: 11 Bezalel Street


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