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Ben Yehuda Street

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Address: Ben Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Named after Eliezer Ben Yehuda who revived Hebrew as a modern language,...

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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A fun stroll

This is a pleasant street to wander through leisurely. We detoured here on a walk from the Old City to the Macheyehuda market. There are some interesting shops. Several very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant street to wander through leisurely. We detoured here on a walk from the Old City to the Macheyehuda market. There are some interesting shops. Several very similar looking Judaica shops with merchandise that all looked the same. The novelty of a kosher McDonalds. Good people watching. Some more upscale, quality shops. Good city atmosphere.

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Suffern, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an active area with lots of people walking and hanging around all the places; walk had ad-hoc musicians and people celebrating

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a cool place for american tourist as they have a lotta souveneir shops and american resturants. to hang but if u wanna get a feel for realy israeli's go to the Machane Yehuda Shuk a few blocks away

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Mumbai, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy street with shops and a few fast food restaurants. Not many nice places to eat and was quiet a disappointing walk on a cold windy night.

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have missed this street A LOOOOT since I visited last year. Especially, I like lots of fresh vegetables and so delicious fruits here. Surely I was there in this time, too :))

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through Ben Yehuda street between the market and the old city. It is beautifully designed and very well kept. You'll find everything you need along this street.

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Tiberias
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first got to know Danny in 1997, although I had stopped by his shop a few times in years past. Just never took the time to talk to him. He is one of the nicest guys around. I've always found his items to be of top quality and his prices are very competitive. He stands behind what he sells.... More 

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Arvada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in the evening and during the day. It was very busy both times. Our adult son visited late one evening and found that the merchants close up and a young people's nightlife emerges. He loved interacting with the locals over a brew. Don't be overwhelmed by the merchants trying to get you to buy their wares. Think of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A non eventful street. The cobbled area is full of shops that sell loads of tut, nothing interesting.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where a lot of restaurants and shops are located and a lot of action takes place here daily.People enjoy walking and eating here and it is usually crowded.

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