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The Jerusalem Bird Observatory

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Sachar Park, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-653-7374
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Peace and quiet in the heart of Jerusalem!

We were just in time for a teaching session for a school class. The guide showed several birds... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Jerushalmi
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Jerusalem, Israel
THE NATIONAL BIRD BANDING CTR

Situated on the edge of the Wohl Rose Garden,near or between the KNESET and the SUPREME... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
airport2015
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Jerusalem, Israel
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This research and eco-tourism project educates visitors on Jerusalem's avian environment and involves them in fun and exciting ringing activities.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sachar Park, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-653-7374
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were just in time for a teaching session for a school class. The guide showed several birds, some of whom had to receive a ring. The child that gave the correct answer was allowed to 'help' set the bird free again. It's a very...More

Thank Jerushalmi
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Situated on the edge of the Wohl Rose Garden,near or between the KNESET and the SUPREME COURT,Serves as the local bird watching center,Especially active during the Great Bird Migration from Europe to Africa through the Jordan Valley,takes place all over Spring and late Autumn,Great place...More

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I visited the bird observatory recently with a few friends. As we tried to find the place, people we asked kind of laughed at us. When we arrived we found out why. It is a tiny forsaken area with a bird watching "hide". The area...More

Thank RoadTrippingAlways
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Tucked in between the Knesset and the Supreme Court is this small natural preserve and bird sanctuary. It is a pleasant 20 minute walk from the heart of central Jerusalem, through the attractive Sacher Park, so very easy to get to. We saw many birds...More

1  Thank TsviShlomo
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The JERUSALEM BIRD OBSERVATORY is located in the center of Jerusalem near the Knesset. Visitors can stop by for an eco-experience. Bird watching, presentations, about bird migration in Israel, and a comprehensive urban nature experience is available for tourists visiting as groups or individuals. I...More

Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed 31 October 2015

If you enjoy birding, don't miss a visit to the Jerusalem Observatory. It's a quiet little spot, a great place to see birds as they migrate through Israel.

Thank JHGolfer
Reviewed 12 May 2015

The place is a little hard to find. Turn into the road between Sacher park and The Israel supreme court and travel towards the Knesset.. When you get to the barrier of the Knesset park your car on the right side of the road and...More

1  Thank Ronnymarcus
Reviewed 17 November 2014

What a great place for a birder visiting Jerusalem. It is very difficult to find this place. Had the taxi driver drop me at the nearby Rose Garden and tried to find it on my own. It is actually next to the Knesset. I was...More

1  Thank periann2014
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Shows you a side of Israel you will not see otherwise--gets 5 stars only when the banding is going on, call to find out. A huge number of birds funnel through Israel and the station rings them. I got to see a Nightingale and many...More

Thank dbates509
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I would love to mention Dr. Carmel Zitronblat from carmelbirdingtours.com once more,what an awesome birdwatching guide! My brother in law and I share the same excitement about bird watching that not many around us do! I recommend the experinece with him - my bro in...More

Thank Boaz Y
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Jgrubman
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Response from Jerushalmi | Reviewed this property |
no, because it's a very small area and not suitable for this activity. If you go to the website of Keren Kayemet (KKL) they give you different sites in Israel. You can always write them if you'd like a special place. If you... More
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