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The Flower Garden of Jerusalem

Katamon Neighborhood and the San Simon Monastery

Some Important Details

  • תאריכון

    Date and time

    Hebrew only:
    Fridays: July 5, July 26 | 9:00am
    Tour Length: 3 hrs

  • מחיר


    90 NIS
    50 NIS for residents of South and North conflict zones

  • מדריך


    Dov Nutkevich

Tour among the exquisite homes of the Katamon neighborhood, home to the Arab bourgeoisie during the Mandatory Period. Pass the houses of the famous Dajani family and see the sports’ center where they played squash, cricket, and tennis; pass between the houses that served as the Belgian, Greek, Egyptian, and Iraqi consulates; hear about the house of the famous teacher, Khalil Sakakini, and see the Semiramis Hotel. Conclude with a special visit to the church of the San Simon Monastery, and hear about the heroic battle at the monastery, and about what happened afterwards.

Meeting Point: Emek Refa’im St, corner of Rachel Imenu St.

Advance registration required | Please wear comfortable shoes | The tour is subject to a minimum number of participants | There may be changes due to weather | Private group tours can also be arranged – for details > *2884 | [email protected]

Photo credit: Deror avi

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