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Nice to shop

Shopping area with little stores, restaurants and terrace. A lot of souvenirs shops, but fun to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MTBChica
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
The happening street

Ben Yehuda is the street for tourist and locals alike to hang out.. Lots of restaurants.. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Coryy20
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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
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Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Shopping area with little stores, restaurants and terrace. A lot of souvenirs shops, but fun to walk.

Thank MTBChica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ben Yehuda is the street for tourist and locals alike to hang out.. Lots of restaurants.. Lots of shops and souvenir stores and open air restaurants.. there is no vehicle thoroughfare here as the street is pedestrian only.. so the street is filled with chairs...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm the kind of shopper that doesn't know what I want to buy/eat until I see it, sort of like a window shopper until I see what I want. Ben Yehuda is an incredible collection of shops, stores, restaurants, deli's, diners and anything else you...More

Thank Alohakane3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This market is how our market used to be excellent a very very busy market buzzing with all types of shoppers We would recommend any to visit this market and for a full visit give yourself at least 4hrs

Thank Iansenior1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my last day in Israel I visited Rimonim Gallery. Yuval took great care of me. I found exactly what I was looking for without knowing it until I got to the gallery. The selection was wonderful. If you are willing to bargain nicely you...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is just a centrally located area for tourists on birthright trips to taste a shawarma or buy a kippa. There really isn't anything special, nor is this a real "israeli" experience, as the whole area is catered for tourists.

Thank AMaik
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is the center for shopping. It can get crowded. There are many street performers. Nice place to hear music. Many places to eat nearby.

Thank Watrbaby
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Fast food center,cheap eats. Tourist store. Great bagels and muffins.all kosher area. Must see.T shirts and kippahs and kiddish cups

Thank Lenny W
Reviewed 29 August 2018

You cannot avoid this central place. Very alive, a lot of shops and restaurants and a lot of animations.

Thank Thierry D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Ben Yehuda and Yafo Streets offer some of the best shopping in Jerusalem. You can get gifts for everyone there. Lots of Dead Sea products. The food is also amazing. Lots of outdoor dining. Some of the shops close from 2 - 4, especially in...More

Thank Laurie S
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Phyllis F
26 July 2018|
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Response from wsarah2018 | Reviewed this property |
There are restaurants. They are not the best restaurants in Jerusalem, but there is one really good felafel place on the main street. Nearby, on Rechov Yoel Solomon near the lower part of the street (farthest from Ben... More
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JIsg
4 November 2017|
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Response from avi567 | Reviewed this property |
About 17.30 Shabbat ends and shortly after all shops reopen. However 17.30 is at this time of the year, for general guidance, Shabbat ends 72 minutes after sundown. Sunday יום רשון is generally a good day to go to Ben Yehuda... More
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mfs777
26 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
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