Haas Promenade

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Address Daniel Yanofsky Street
Jerusalem, Israel
Neighborhood Talpiot
Park
Park Type Public
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Beautiful view of the Old City.

Connecting East Talpiot and Talpiot is the Haas Promenade Hebrew: הטיילת‎ (ha-Tayelet). This vantage point is atop a ridge overlooking Jerusalem's Old City and the Dead Sea. Hidden under this ridge are the remains of an aqueduct built by Herod the Great to bring water from the south, by way of his summer palace Herodium, to the Second Temple. This area was a no man's land in the period between the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948 and the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967. At one end of the promenade, on the Hill of Evil Counsel, is the United Nations Middle East Headquarters in the former Jerusalem Government House, home of the British high commissioner during the British Mandate of Palestine. [1]

High on the hills of East Talpiot, this promenade offers a fantastic view of the entire Jerusalem landscape including the sparkling Old City and surrounding walls. This spacious park has many walking trails that traverse the area and wonderful shaded grasslands for family picnics. The park's lights turn off at 11:30p. Visitors are encouraged to avoid visiting the area alone at night as it is not well lit and far from the center of town. [2]

Directions

From Hebron Road continue up Yanofsky for 1km [3]