Knesset (Parliament)

Top 1% of attractions in Jerusalem
8 / 10

4 expert reviews

“Very interesting tours are available of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) building, including the spectacular Chagall windows.”

– Afar Magazine

Frommer's Frommer's
"This modern landmark -- called by some West Jerusalem's Acropolis, by others an airport terminal with no runway -- houses magnificent mosaics and tapestries by Chagall." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Across the road from the Knesset main gate is a 14-foot-high, 4-ton bronze menorah, based on the one that once stood within the sanctuary of the ancient temple in Jerusalem." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Israel’s 120 lawmakers convene at the Knesset , a squat building whose bland exterior hardly personifies the rousing atmosphere inside its hallowed halls." Full review