Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem

4.3
A bustling pedestrian mall with sidewalk cafes, Ben Yehuda Street provides a traditional shopping experience in a vibrant setting. Packed with stalls offering dates, spices, and textiles, the street has street musicians and itinerant vendors. Closed to vehicular traffic, the area teems with curious pedestrians from all walks of life. This secular heart of Jerusalem makes a popular hangout both night and day. Shop for souvenirs and trinkets, and explore the many cozy old-style restaurants. Make Ben Yehuda Street a centerpiece of your Jerusalem vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Jerusalem attractions planner.
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  • Contains many businesses, restaurants, and small hotels. quite a bit of pedestrian traffic. Just a few streets away from the wonderful Tel Aviv beach.  more »
  • We just returned from a trip throughout Israel and found that restaurants and street shops prefer cash, especially USD, for purchases. Euros were a problem since coins are not accepted by banks and...  more »
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