Mount Scopus

From the northern viewpoint of Mount Scopus you’ll see the Old City and the Temple Mount, and from the south side of town – the panorama of Bethlehem, the Judean Desert and the New City. You’ll cross the Kidron Valley, pass the Lion’s Gate and the Jewish Cemetery on the Mount of Olives, the Dung Gate leading to the Western Wall, Mount Zion, the Yafo Gate and David’s Citadel. Map.

As you ride, you’ll be regaled with historical and cultural highlights through your personal earphone. You’ll pass interesting contemporary scenes and sites, too, among them Mahaneh Yehuda Market, King David Street, the Knesset, the Israel Museum, the Bible Lands Museum and the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial . From your double-decker perch you’ll also take in Jerusalem’s fascinating human landscape in all its variety of Christians, Jews and Muslims, many in their distinctive dress.

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