December 10, 2018

Sea Israel: The Gottesman Aquarium to open in Jerusalem

Bringing the sea to Jerusalem might sound like a crazy idea, but this June, it will become a reality.

The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo is currently the city’s most visited paid attraction. In 2002, the zoo was given approval to expand its 26-hectare campus by an additional 14 hectares. At that time, the idea to build an aquarium on this additional land was proposed.

In 2008, the national biodiversity plan was