As the most sacred and holiest city in Judaism and spiritual centre of Jewish people, Jerusalem contains a significant number of ancient Christian sites, and is known as the third-holiest city in Islam. Today, Jerusalem and the Leonardo Hotels in Jerusalem provide visitors with the opportunity to discover the essentials of the ancient land as well as the modern live. Located just 25 min. from the Ben-Gurion International Airport, Jerusalem is situated in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea. Get a taste of many aspects of Jerusalem entertainment, Jerusalem culture, history as well as dining and shopping by choosing one of the Leonardo Hotels in Jerusalem. The Leonardo Jerusalem hotels are located in the centre of the city near the International Convention Center and Israel museum. As the capital of Israel, Jerusalem offers a variety of cultural attraction and events, such as Temples, theatres and museums, to every type of visitors. With the city’s developed public transportation, visitors switch fast from the historic old city to the contemporary fascinating downtown. With the best quality of Kashrut, several restaurants serve Glatt Kosher food to suit every wish and taste.
Discover Jerusalem & Jerusalem Hotels
Temple Mount (AL-Haram al-Sharif) is one of the most famous Jerusalem’s landmarks. The glinting golden top of the Dome of the Rock shines the Jerusalem skylights, which makes the Temple Mount particularly distinguishable. The Israel Museum has remarkable collections of biblical archaeology, Judaic, ethnography, fine art, artifacts from Africa, South and North America, Oceania and Asia. Many landmarks are located within spitting distance from the Leonardo Hotels in Jerusalem. Holy for Christians due to the Passion, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Jerusalem is mentioned more than 100 times in the New Testament. According to the Bible, Jesus was taken shortly after his birth to Jerusalem, where the Last Supper took place. The probable location of his crucifixion and burial is located within the city walls of Jerusalem.
Ben-Gurion International Airport
The city of Jerusalem is located 45 km from the Ben-Gurion International Airport as Israel's most important and largest airport and the only one with international flights within the country. The new airport terminal provides several amenities, duty free shopping possibilities and numerous restaurant and cafes.
ICC Jerusalem International Convention Center
The International Convention Center (ICC) offers strikingly nice, functional meeting and exhibit space. The Leonardo Hotels in Jerusalem offer the best rates available for groups and individuals, events or conferences.
Entertainment & Culture in Jerusalem
As the capital city of Israel, Jerusalem offers a variety of cultural attraction and entertainment which attracts around one million visitors every year. Museums, such as Israel Museum, Museum’s Shrine of the Book, Rockefeller Museum and more are representing the Jewish and Israeli culture. Travellers enjoy the annual festivals in Jerusalem, such as The Israel Festival, The International Film Festival, International Jazz Festival at the tower of David, Art & Pasta Festival and many more embedded in an amazing atmosphere. The Leonardo Jerusalem hotels are looking forward to advise you with the best seasonal events.
Sightseeing near Jerusalem Hotels
Dome of the Rock & The Western Wall
As the holiest spot of Jerusalem the Dome of Rock as an Islamic shrine which houses the Foundation Stone is a famous landmark located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Completed in 691, it became one of the oldest extant Islamic buildings in the world. The Leonardo Hotels in Jerusalem are located within few kilometres from the Temple Mount and offer an excellent starting point to discover this unique building.
Known as “The Kotel” and located at the old city of Jerusalem "The Western Wall" is an important site for the Jewish religion. Visitors from all over the world staying in one of the Leonardo Jerusalem hotels come to this holy place to pray and put a slip with a wish in the cracks of the wall.