The rose is red, the violet’s blue. The honey is sweet and so are you…
Really, how corny do you want to be in Valentin’s day?
Bring your loved one and a bottle of wine and choose one of the romantic locations of Jerusalem.
The city is not only about history, wars and religion but also many love stories.
If you are in to biblical love stories than you are familiar with figures of King David and Bathsheba.
Walking long Armon Hanaziv walk you can see the city of David and imagine the king himself
looking at Bathsheba taking a bath on the roof of her house.
From the same spot temple mount is evident.
It is related to the story of King Salomon and Queen Sheba.
She came from Africa to see the magnificent temple that he built,
bringing him many presents. According to the Ethiopian tradition she returned to Africa carrying his child,
that became the first Ethiopian emperor. For their story you can go as well to the Rooftop walk in the old city.
Look for the metal staircase in Habad street.
A different location is the village of Ein Karem, associated with the figures
of Saint Elisabeth and Zechariah the parents of John the Baptist.
The famous prohibited love story in the picturesque allies happened a century
ago between Jabara, an Arab young man, and Alegra, a Jewish young lady.
Their families were against this relationship.
The story of Moses Montefiore and his wife Judith is to be told near
the windmill of Mishkanot Shananim. The couple didn’t have any children
so they helped the Jews of Jerusalem. Their most famous project is the first neighborhood
outside the walls. You can continue to Tedy’s park and enjoy the fountains, or Bloomfield Park.
When Kaiser William came to Jerusalem he dedicated an entire complex to his wife Augusta Victoria.
It is located on top of mount Olives and contain a church, a hospital.
If your budget allows you go and have a drink at the Rooftop bar of the Notre Dame hotel with
an amazing view to mount Olives and the Old City.
But if you just want to relax with a nice view of the city you can come to the Post Hostel balcony.