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Ben Yehuda Street

Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 50-529-5258
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Not what it used to be

I visited the pedestrianized street of Ben Yehuda many years ago and unfortunately, it has lost... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bussle, busy

This sloping pedestrian precinct is a delightful place to shop & browse,to take a seat and watch... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pedestrian mall” (24 reviews)
“zion square” (8 reviews)
Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, Israel
Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 50-529-5258
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited the pedestrianized street of Ben Yehuda many years ago and unfortunately, it has lost most of its charm. Many shops are now closed down and the street vendors and buskers have all but dissappeared

Thank Gibfamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

This sloping pedestrian precinct is a delightful place to shop & browse,to take a seat and watch the street activity and the blending of cultural dressing, to listen to top quality buskers, to enjoy a bagel with a myriad selection of fillings from Sam's Bagels....More

Thank 427Shaz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was surprise to see how nice this area of Jerusalem was. Long street with lots of varieties of stores. We walked it quite a bit.

Thank bilasi
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ben Yehuda Street is a pedestrian mall in downtown Jerusalem. It's tamed after rhe man who brought modern Hebrewback to life. Ben Yehuda Street is a tourist haven, full of coffee shops and souvenir retailers. It's also a good place to find Judaicia. .Ben Yehuda...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ben Yehuda Street is one of the liveliest and loveliest parts of Jerusalem. It is full of interesting shops, coffee shops, and restaurants. Highly recommended

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The street is full of life all day and night. Tons of stores / resturants shops etc. I highly recommend walking this street up and down.

Thank badbaruch57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great shopping for souvenirs and great and reasonable spots to eat. Must try the falafel. Do some comparison shopping as some stores will reduce their prices.

Thank retiredengineer76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of shops and restaurants and cafes and street musicians and people. If you venture to the bottom of the street, watch out for the trams that speed through without making lots of noise.

Thank therese l
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot be sure that every night has the same level of activity - but this area certainly buzzes on a Saturday night - as do the multitude of bars and restaurants in the surrounding streets. We found a strong street food culture in Jerusalem...More

Thank GillianJhb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the real center of town, with shopping and this pedestrian area which really makes this a lovely place to visit in Jerusalem.

Thank Richard K
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5 November 2017|
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Response from Landboy | Reviewed this property |
Although many of the shops are closed during the Sabbath, the Street itself remains open to walk through. The Sabbath finishing time is usually notified in the press and locally - shops begin to open some time later.
27 February 2017|
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Response from tobyrev1217 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about when and how late the transportation runs after it starts up again after Shabbat. It is pretty safe. You should be aware of people and your belongings anywhere in the world you are, as a solo female. Make... More
28 October 2015|
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Response from Robyn E | Reviewed this property |
There is underground parking on Modechai A'liash St. behind the City Tower building. Also, there is a parking structure and an outdoor parking lot on Mesilat Yesharim St. These are all very close to Ben Yehuda St. but may be... More