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Teddy Park - free water fun in Jerusalem! [1]
Middle East

On May 2, 2013, the Jerusalem Foundation inaugurated Teddy Park: the Mitchell Parks & Gardens, a masterpiece of water, greenery and history adjacent to the walls of Jerusalem's Old City. The Park was created by the Jerusalem Foundation to honor the contributions of Teddy Kollek, illustrious mayor of Jerusalem and founder of the Jerusalem Foundation. Teddy always believed that no country can flourish and develop without culture, art and a dedication to the preservation of the past. During his 28 years as Jerusalem's mayor he spearheaded the rebuilding of the ancient city into a thriving modern capital. Now, Teddy Park tells the story of Jerusalem's development during Teddy's tenure as mayor, while offering unique attractions in the heart of Jerusalem, just outside the walls of the Old City.

Teddy Park features the Sylvia Hassenfeld Family Fountain, a unique experience of water, light and sound. The New Jerusalem Orchestra composed music especially for the fountain that is synchronized with the water jets and lights that illuminate the beautiful Jerusalem sky. The park also features numerous other elements, which reflect the tremendous support for the Park from friends in Israel and around the world.

Named after Teddy Kollek who was Mayor of Jerusalem from 1965-1995, this park is fun, beautiful and has historic significance.

The water feature runs on a schedule depending on the season and kids have fun running through it.

Adults can enjoy the sound and light show in the evenings. The park and the show are FREE.

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Copyright: Zoran Strajin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12042x6021
Taken: 30/07/2015
Uploaded: 30/08/2015
Updated: 21/03/2017


Tags: aqua park; jerusalem; israel; jews; playground; park; waterpipes; garden; water park; teddy park; the mitchell parks & gardens
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