MAHANE YEHUDA MARKET
The King of the Israeli markets, the Mahane Yehuda market is the biggest market in Jerusalem and one of the best markets in Israel, Mahane Yehuda market has more than 300 different shops selling everything possible, delicious fruits and vegetables, pastries, souvenirs, clothes, religious items and many more, the market also has a huge variety of local traditional restaurants that you don't want to skip, starting from a simple falafel and ending at a special chef restaurant, this is the right place to experience the Israeli local life and blend into the Israeli routine.
The Machane Yehuda market is located in the center of modern Jerusalem, just 10 minutes away from the old city of Jerusalem and the municipality of the city, while coming closer to the market you will immediately feel the smells and sound of this living market even before walking in the alleys, the market is very colorful and loud and is a great place just to wander around to enjoy the Israeli atmosphere while tasting the tahini, spices and unique juices!
MAHANE YEHUDA MARKET TOUR
A not less popular attraction is a tasting tour with an expert or a cooking workshop, As a tour guide in Israel and food expert I offer a unique experience while visiting the Mahane Yehuda market, the tasting tour will expose you to the local taste of the Israelis, we will try different spices, famous dishes of Persian, Morrocan, Russian and Tunisian Jews, special deserts and other surprises!the tour can be private or with a group, almost every day.while touring you can buy your desired spices or leave the shopping experience to the end.
The central market of Jerusalem is open from Sunday to Friday, the best days to visit will be the morning hours at the starting of the week while the busiest times will be Thursday and Friday morning when people preparing for the Shabbat.