About the Station

The history of the First Station

The original railway station in Jerusalem included a two-storey building with two side sections of one floor, a mechanism to change the train’s direction, a shelter and a large water tank. The architecture is influenced by European elements and 19th-century Templars. The building was quite similar to the station in […]

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First Station Stories

The opening ceremony of the station – September 1892 Many residents of Jerusalem came to witness this wonder arriving to town: the train. It was attended by public figures and many dignitaries. On the magnificent stage stood together the Turkish pasha, a group of invitees from Constantinople, ambassadors and others. […]

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The Architects

Eyal Ziv Architects An independent Architects Firm specializing for over 20 years in the field of restoration, preservation and reconstruction of historic buildings and traditional urban structures. In addition, the firm specializes in the landscaping, planning of tourism projects, public buildings and residential buildings shared and private, design of spaces […]

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Restoration Works

The Station site is first and foremost a site of historical importance. The station buildings underwent conservation in strict adherence to include the components of the material, form and accompanying facilities, such as cars and tracks, in accordance with the conservation directives of the Ministry of Interior, and according to […]

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The Station’s Board

The First Station combines culture, leisure and lifestyle, and is connected by its heart to the lively and renewed urban life in Jerusalem. The First Station’s values stem from an approach of rich culture together with a space for dining entertainment, sports and leisure. The Station’s management has for a […]

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Visitor Center

The visitor center at the station is your source of information on all events in the station and its vicinity. The center provides information regarding events, activities, workshops and ongoing information on events and activities in the station and in the vicinity. At the center you may reserve and set […]

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