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Things to do in Katamon, Jerusalem

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Route
“Go out Like A Local: This cool street is a great place to find great food, local artists shops and many more. Don't miss the coffee station Cafe!”
  • 26 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Featuring theatrical performances, live music, and art-house cinema, the Jerusalem Theater is the city’s cultural hub. After the show, take a stroll around the beautiful Jerusalem stone complex, illuminated by glowing fairy lights.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Shopping of any kind in the sweet shopping-mall of Hadar and nice caffes and fast food. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
History Museum
“Don't miss the famous clock collection that was part of the great theaft known in israel's history”
  • 7 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Smadar Cinema is one of the oldests in Jerusalem. Right in the heart of the beautiful neighbourhood of Baka ( allow yourself to get lost in the coolness of the streets). They screen quality films and the restaurant serves realy good food all day. This place is a real shelter from the city. To get there take bus 34 right next to me ( take a right when you go out of the building and then right again the bus stop is 2 minutes down the road) 11 stops will get you to Emek Rephaim (Hatzfira stop) and then ask anyone it's really near”
  • 15 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A nice street The German Colony is a neighborhood in Jerusalem, established in the second half of the 19th century by members of the German Temple Society. Today the Moshava, as it is popularly known, is an upscale neighborhood bisected by Emek Refaim Street, an avenue lined with trendy shops, restaurants and cafes.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Cool vibes in the middle of the shuk with cheap, fresh and delicious pasta. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Entertainment
“the Museum of Islamic Art is one monument of a museum. It has the largest collection of Islamic art in the world, collected from three continents over the span of 1400 years. Set in the MIA Park of the Doha waterfront, it stands out as an architectural gem. The interior is no less spectacular as geometric patterns of the Islamic world adorns the whole interior of the museum. This place is a must-visit for any tourist who would like to make their experience in Doha complete.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“a beautiful piece of nature in the heart of Jerusalem, the Gazelles are wondering free and a beautifull shed is available for watching birds.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Transportation
“The Train Track Park is a parked built around the old tracks from the Yaffa- Jerusalem railway”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“The brasserie combines the charms of a classic European cafe with the uniqueness of Jerusalem. This is the best brunch spot for miles around! Don't miss the frozen mint lemonade.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A street full of restaurants , cafes and bars . Worth a visit especially in the evening”
  • 14 locals recommend
Entertainment
“the yellow submarine is THE place if you enjoy quality music. Jazz, folk, world, israeli, rap, you name it: always a pleasure. casual and spaceous, large open space to chill out on summer evenings, good people, good vibes, nice sellection at bar. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“This is where you'd want to have your breakfast or where you'll choose to have the best range of salads in Jerusalem late at night. Open until 24:30. Close on Friday night and Saturday during the day. Open Saturday night.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Escape to a natural oasis in the heart of the city. The museum offers a variety of cultural and educational activities for children and adults.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Indie Cinema
“Smadar Cinema is one of the oldests in Jerusalem. Right in the heart of the beautiful neighbourhood of Baka ( allow yourself to get lost in the coolness of the streets). They screen quality films and the restaurant serves realy good food all day. This place is a real shelter from the city. To get there take bus 34 right next to me ( take a right when you go out of the building and then right again the bus stop is 2 minutes down the road) 11 stops will get you to Emek Rephaim (Hatzfira stop) and then ask anyone it's really near”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“mmmmm yami restaurant!! beautiful wine, beautiful appetizers. its nice to sit on the bar and see the bartenders do their magic.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice ambiance and good quality dairy food. Delicious salads and pasta dishes etc.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For the past 30 years, this restaurant, located in the bustling German Colony, has been offering traditional Israeli food in a friendly atmosphere. Try the luxurious green shakshuka or the many excellent brunch specials.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Next to the botanical gardens and not far away from the museums, a tranquil cafe-restaurant which remains unknown to many locals. High-grade, personal, generous Italian dishes are available for a medium price.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“): The name refers to the restaurant's location where Aza Road meets Rabbi Chaim Berlin Street in the heart of Rechavia. It's a tiny place with a couple of small tables inside and a couple more under an awning, and it makes one of the best hummus dishes in Jerusalem. Don't forget to grab some falafel with it. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends

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