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Yemin Moshe is an upscale neighborhood of Jerusalem, surrounded by gardens with a panoramic view of the Old City walls. The original complex of buildings was turned into a cultural center and guesthouse for writers, intellectuals and musicians. The neighborhood's iconic windmill is featured in paintings and literature about Jerusalem and marks the Jewish expansion of the city towards the west.

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MONTEFIORE WINDMILL

The Montefiore Windmill is a landmark windmill in Jerusalem. Designed as a flour mill, it was built in 1857 on a slope opposite the western city walls. Today, the windmill serves as a small museum dedicated to the achievements of Montefiore. It was restored in 2012 with a new cap and sails in the style of the original.

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YEMIN MOSHE STREET

Yemin Moshe is a neighborhood of Jerusalem, built at the end of the 19th century by Moses Montefiore, following the overcrowding of the Old City. The first set of houses (Mishkenot Shaananim) were the first Jewish properties built outside the Old City. Today, the neighborhood’s quaint streets and stone buildings are a popular tourist attraction.

MONTEFIORE WINDMILL

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The Montefiore Windmill is a landmark windmill in Jerusalem. Designed as a flour mill, it was built in 1857 on a slope opposite the western city walls. Today, the windmill serves as a small museum dedicated to the achievements of Montefiore. It was restored in 2012 with a new cap and sails in the style of the original.

YEMIN MOSHE STREET

Israel-Jerusalem-Tourism-Yemin-Moshe-Yemin-Moshe-street-8100 COVER

Yemin Moshe is a neighborhood of Jerusalem, built at the end of the 19th century by Moses Montefiore, following the overcrowding of the Old City. The first set of houses (Mishkenot Shaananim) were the first Jewish properties built outside the Old City. Today, the neighborhood’s quaint streets and stone buildings are a popular tourist attraction.

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