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The First Station Jerusalem

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Lots going on, a fun place to spend the evening

We walked here from the King David Hotel, a pleasant and gentle walk. There are multiple... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MWK51
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Hudson, Ohio
a walk from the Zion Hotel

A great area that has some good restaurants and a very good ice cream place to Afew shops but not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alyssa M
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Melville ny
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In the heart of Jerusalem, the First Station is a major center of entertainment, culture and culinary delights. The complex is accessible and open to the general public - both local Jerusalemites and tourists, and is a lively focus of activities...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rehov David Remez 4 | David Remez Sqaure, Jerusalem 9354102, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are interested in bars and tourist restaurants go in the evening. Don't bother in the daytime- the place is boring; very little of a historical nature, a few shops and lots of empty restaurants. There is also a kids play area. You can...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked here from the King David Hotel, a pleasant and gentle walk. There are multiple restaurants along the former railway station platform. You are outside, but still covered from the elements. Most restaurants also had indoor, enclosed seating. The night we were there music...More

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great area that has some good restaurants and a very good ice cream place to Afew shops but not too much. Seems like all the places were crowded there was american asian italian restaurants to name a few. The ice cream was the best,...More

Thank alyssa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Jerusalem on a Saturday. There are relatively few Shabbat restaurant options in Jerusalem. We stayed at the Dan Boutique Hotel and were delighted to have multiple dining options. We actually had multiple meals in The First Station, including a family dinner with...More

Thank Alan304
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find the First Train Station in Jerusalem charming. It no longer functions as a train station so if you still want to take the Picturesque ride down to Beit Shemesh or even on to Tel Aviv go to the station next to the Malha...More

Thank smharingman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a smattering of great restaurants and entertainment here. On stage evenings there's everything from public Zumba (lots of folks there!) to music and other entertainment. And, did I mention, bumper cars and air hockey!

Thank rpat0427
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good walk to the station. Fun to walk around. Look for the history signs & photos. Otherwise it’s shops & concession sales. Live music. The walking path is long. The area along the far south end is less used.

Thank Beryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great combination of old historical architecture and cinema experience with modern cafes, shops, handmade markets and even evening concerts

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

the place is always full of people, is a nice place to meet and eat as well, I was with guests at one of the restaurants and it was very nice, kids enjoy the large open space, and the renovation of the place was nicely...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great choice of restaurants and activities for children. Full stage for live acts - we saw an opera singer - world class

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Gypsy9
6 October 2015|
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Response from Stephen B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the free shuttle but the old city is pretty easy to walk to by going past the King David hotel and ymca to the Jaffa gate.
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