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Mishkenot Sha'ananim

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Address: Yemin Moshe Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
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Just wander around and soak up the atmosphere

Many artists come here to write and concentrate on their art for a while and I can see why.The view of the walls,the small streets,the houses and the little gardens.Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The room was large but the sink was broken, so was the faucet and no towels in the room. The woman at the reception said there was no maintenance because of the holidays. Disappointing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Many artists come here to write and concentrate on their art for a while and I can see why.The view of the walls,the small streets,the houses and the little gardens.Very picturesque.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Located across from Mount Zion, this is the first Jewish neighborhood built outside of the old City of Jerusalem.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Go in the late afternoon when the Jerusalem air, light, and weather are so perfect. Beautiful, relaxing atmosphere and a great view from the small plaza/observatory alongside the windmill.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This was the first neighborhood built outside the walls of Jerusalem. It overlooks the old city and in all it's a small neighborhood full of small streets with lovely houses and lots of flowers blooming. There is also a windmill built in 1848 that was in use for 20 years and now is a tourist attraction. It's a cultural center... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

A lovely walk in one of the first neigborhoods of western Jerusalem out of the walls in the old city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

I haven't been here for 15 years and it was exciting to see how well this area is preserved. The architecture is stunning and so are some of the views. Worth a walk through the area

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Developed by the iniative and funding of Sir Moses Montefiore served as a sign of going out of the old city. Serves today after recent reconstruction as a cultural,art,and conference center

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Mishkenot Sha’ananim, founded by The Jerusalem Foundation, is an international cultural institution and conference center located in Jerusalem Its guesthouse was dedicated to hosting artists and intellectuals who contribute to the rich culture of Jerusalem and Mishkenot Sha’ananim This grand design has not been applied of late and actually the guest house is functioning now as a hotel. As such... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Take a walk around the wind mill of Montefiori and immagine nothing else around except this long new building ready with studios but no one ready to live here outside the walls of the old city and maybe you feel like living at the end of the 19th century:)

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