Legendary hotels – The American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem
08 January 2022 | 7:59 am
The elegant "American Colony Hotel" in Jerusalem is an island of tranquility in a troubled city. The grand hotel has lived through all of Jerusalem’s serious crises. Everyone is welcome here, no matter where they come from or what they believe.
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