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Ben Yehuda Street

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Address: Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Named after Eliezer Ben Yehuda who revived Hebrew as a modern language,...

Named after Eliezer Ben Yehuda who revived Hebrew as a modern language, this busy street is filled with cafes, shops and street vendors. Visit ben-yehudah-streetDOTcom to see shops and businesses on Ben Yehuda Street

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Fun market with restaurants and shops

Fun shopping in the marketplace. Delicious restaurants and fun souvenir shopping in this area. Lots of merchants. Accept American dollars as well as shekels.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fun shopping in the marketplace. Delicious restaurants and fun souvenir shopping in this area. Lots of merchants. Accept American dollars as well as shekels.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent variety of restaurants, shops, and bars on and just off this walking street. It ties all parts of central Jerusalem together and is a good neighborhood to stay in as well. The only downside is that most of the shops and restaurants in this area and especially along this street are closed for Sabbath.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On tour with Noah and our hotel, Montefiore, was very close. This is a great place to find bargains, authentic food, atmosphere. I saw at night they have bands but loud music.

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Parker, Colorado, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always include a stop or two here to do some shopping when we are in Jerusalem. Big Apple Pizza offeres great pizza, you can find gelatto, and a crepe if you desire!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ben-Yehuda Street also known as Midrachov (pedestrian mall), is in the heart of Jerusalem's downtown business district. The street was built in the early 1920s before the founding of the state of Israel. The street is lined with souvenir and Judaic shops and delicious sidewalk cafes and restaurants. Throughout the day you will find jugglers, artist and musicians playing entertainment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Near our hotel no traffic just walking around in an interesting cobbled street with lots of great shopping

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wait until you go here to buy, really is the better location. All guides have "their" place, but this one was great. Go to DANNY BOY and buy and he will ship to your home. Mine came within 10 days in Desoto Texas (Dallas County).

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at McDonald's here at this street, got a duffle bag, a smoothie, a circus show, did money exchange, got a chess board made of olive wood , etc. This has got to be my favorite street that is walking distance from our hotel. Come here in the afternoon and evenings to wind down. This place is near a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly shopkeepers, street musicians, small restaurants and fun! We loved strolling on Ben Yehuda street in the evenings. There were so many things to see, places to shop and eat, and everyone was very friendly.

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BEST shopping around....don't wait for other places....do your shopping on Ben Yeduda! Bargain, check out the variety....so much to see.

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