Jerusalem Culture by pedal

Date of publication: 2/1/2015

Beit Shmuel is Mere Minutes Away from City's Many Bike Tours

The secret behind the Beit Shmuel Hotel and Guest House's charm is no secret at all: this cool and casual back lodging option in the heart of the city provides unmatched access to a wide array of Jerusalem events. Out of all the hotels in the area, Beit Shmuel places you next to every facet of Jerusalem culture.

For example, visitors to Israel's capital city who want to get to know Jerusalem by way of bicycle should seriously consider staying at Beit Shmuel, located less than 2 kilometers away from First Station: home to Jerusalem's most dynamic cultural scene

First Station offers guided tours on electric bicycles. Please note that reservations are required. You may also rent roller blades, roller skates, elliptical bikes and little motorized cars for kids at First Station, this is very fun to do when you travel to Israel.

Cycling in Jerusalem is probably the best way to see the city and now with electric bikes the hills of Jerusalem have become easier to manage.  Bike riders are given helmets and a tutorial for how to use the electric bike along with a special self-guided tours in Jerusalem.

Indeed, biking has become one of the most popular Jerusalem events that locals and visitors alike engage in. And beyond Jerusalem, bike paths have been sprouting up throughout the country. Israel's Ministry of Tourism hopes to increase the number of bike paths and encourage tourists to use bikes to enjoy the beautiful landscapes.

This is Jerusalem culture at its most exhilarating! Just choose which neighborhood you would like to tour in Jerusalem, and start pedaling . One idea: First Station is located right next to the Park Hamesilla “Milton’s Way,” where you can pedal from Yemin Moshe all the way to the Biblical Zoo after.

For you night owls, there's the Jerusalem Midnight Bike Ride. This Jerusalem tour will allow you to experience this ancient city by bicycle on an exciting nocturnal excursion led by a professional guide.

For those of you who intersted to see the rest of Israel, the option of guided tours israel is also available.


While there are many hotels in the city, Beit Shmuel's unique combination of top caliber spacious rooms tailored to individuals, couples and families that thrive in the great outdoors and intimate proximity to many Jerusalem events are what set this local landmark apart.

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