Enchanting, historic village, filled with picturesque streets and alleyways, is the stuff of which legends are made.
An isolated farming outpost until the arrival of the Jerusalem-Jaffa railway 125 years ago, the area now boasts some of the capital’s most splendiferous buildings.
When even secular Christians come to the Holy Land, says Father Kelly, and see Sea of Galilee is not a myth, visit cave in Bethlehem, tour Nazareth and Jerusalem, ‘their protective superstructure melts’.
Fabulous murals and other creative works on walls, poles, balconies, doors and shops have helped transform the streets around the Mahane Yehuda market.
An incredible story of destruction, division, unification, renewal — and now shopping — begins at Jaffa Gate a century ago.