Family Time in Jerusalem

Family Time in Jerusalem

Posted on April 2, 2015   •   Written by

Opportunities for outdoor play abound in Jerusalem—you just have to know where to find them. While parents kick back on the grassy lawn at Teddy Park, kids of all ages, Jews and Arabs, religious and secular, splash around in the fountains that spout water every hour on the hour beginning at 8 a.m.

Across from the Old City’s Jaffa gate and named for Jerusalem’s longtime mayor, Teddy Kolleck, the park has a free sound, light, and water show each night.

At the crossroad between the Old City and Jerusalem’s modern neighborhoods, First Station—a recently renovated railway station from the Ottoman period—has become the city’s bustling hub for shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.

Read more at National Geographic

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