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Hatachana Harishona

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Hatachana Harishona

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Basic Information

Location 31° 46′ 2.53″ N, 35° 13′ 28.81″ E
Country Israel
City Jerusalem

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility yes
Geographical Coordinates 31.76743,35.22468


Summary

Hatachana Harishona which in Hebrew means the first station, refers to the historical train station located in the Baka neighborhood in Jerusalem. The station opened in 1892 and was used as a route between Jaffa and Jerusalem, the first train route in Israel. The route was in use until 1998. The historical station has been remodeled as a shopping and restaurant area.


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