How to find some of Jerusalem’s hidden treasures

After the greatest tourist hits, here are some of the deep cuts of Jerusalem.

By BEN FISHER
February 2, 2017 15:51
Outside Herod’s Gate

Outside Herod’s Gate. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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It’s safe to say that no more ink need be spilled on Jerusalem’s crown jewels of tourism. Any local can tell you where to find the sites that adorn the covers of the guidebooks that tourists carry around the streets of Israel’s capital, and you’ll likely be able to fit the most famous spots into your schedule in a couple of days.

But does that mean that visitors should hop on the 444 bus to Eilat to tan for the rest of the vacation after they’ve spent 48 hours visiting the Dome of the Rock, Yad Vashem and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre? Most certainly not. After the greatest hits, here are some of the deep cuts of Jerusalem:

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