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Zion Destination Guide

Delve into Zion in Israel!

Zion in the region of Jerusalem District with it's 714,000 residents is a city in Israel - some 311 mi (or 501 km) South-East of Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Zion

Current time in Zion is now 05:34 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Jerusalem" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Tyre, Beirut or As Suwanah. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

29°C / 84 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 999.3 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 19th of October 2018
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Saturday, 20th of October 2018
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Sunday, 21st of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)


Easter in the Holy Land contest - Thank ...

01:12 min ( April 04, 2012 by HolylandPilgrimage)
Views: 6,910 - Rating: 4.84/5

The special easter in theHoly Land contest has ended, and teh winner has been announced. We would like to thank all participants - who created such beautiful videos. This clips summarizes all particip...

JERUSALÉN Israel - Tierra santa turis...

08:31 min ( November 12, 2011 by revistatusdestinos)
Views: 48,580 - Rating: 4.75904/5 Jerusalén es la ciudad santa para las tres religiones monoteístas cristianismo, islamismo y judaísmo. En el vídeo podemos ver los principales lugares históricos y religiosos c...

Zion oil and gas jerusalem protest Novem...

00:40 min ( November 27, 2012 by yosalov)
Views: 46 - Rating: 2.33333/5

Zion oil and gas has been drilling in Israel, now people are protesting zion oil\s presence and drilling activity. The Kingdom of David and The Upwards Movement Presents Global Revolution is coming fr...

Maggio2011 -Terrasanta -Parte22 (Gerusal...

08:09 min ( November 10, 2012 by biagio privitera)
Views: 52 - Rating: 0/5

3-10 Maggio 2011. Pellegrinaggio in Terrasanta con don Massimo Cautero. Parte 22 - Lunedi' 9 Maggio 2011 Gerusalemme : Chiesa della Dormizion di Maria e messa al Cenacolino Video di Biagio Privitera

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Upcomming Local Events

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ICI2018 International Conference For Innovations In Cardiovascular Systems

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Interesting facts about this location

German Colony, Jerusalem

The German Colony is a neighborhood in Jerusalem, established in the second half of the 19th century by members of the German Temple Society. Today the Moshava, as it is popularly known, is an upscale neighborhood bisected by Emek Refaim Street, an avenue lined with trendy shops, restaurants and cafes.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.77, 35.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:History of Jerusalem, Neighbourhoods of Jerusalem, Populated places established in the 19th century, Templer settlements

L. A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art

The L.A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art is a museum in Jerusalem, Israel, established in 1974. It is located in Katamon, down the road from the Jerusalem Theater. The museum houses Islamic pottery, textiles, jewelry, ceremonial objects and other Islamic cultural artifacts. It is not to be confused with the Islamic Museum, Jerusalem.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.77, 35.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1974 establishments in Israel, Art museums and galleries in Israel, Art museums established in 1974, Decorative arts museums, Islamic art, Museums in Jerusalem

Assyrian Siege of Jerusalem

In approximately 701 BCE, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, attacked the fortified cities of Judah, laying siege on Jerusalem, but failed to capture it (it is the only city mentioned as being besieged on Sennacherib's Stele, of which the capture is not mentioned).

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Located at 31.77, 35.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:8th-century BC conflicts, Ancient Israel and Judah, Battles involving Assyria, Sieges of Jerusalem

President of Israel

The President of the State of Israel is the head of state of Israel. The position is largely an apolitical ceremonial figurehead role, with the real executive power lying in the hands of the Prime Minister. The current president is Shimon Peres who took office on 15 July 2007. Presidents are elected by the Knesset for a seven-year term, and are limited to a single term.

More reading: President of Israel homepage
Located at 31.77, 35.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Presidents of Israel

Valley of Rephaim

Valley of Rephaim -. A valley descending southwest from Jerusalem to the Valley of Elah below, it is an ancient route from the coastal plain to the Judean Hills, probably named after the legendary race of giants.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.77, 35.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Jerusalem, Hebrew Bible valleys

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