First Station


The First Station is an outdoor mall located on the site of the Old Train Station in Jerusalem. Using the original train station buildings, the new “First Station” is a vibrant place to eat, play and have fun. Many of Jerusalem’s festivals have events at the First Station and it is at the beginning of a great walking/bike path.

Shows & Entertainment 

The First Station has live events on their main stage as well as smaller events in the Gula Bar. Check their facebook page for upcoming events.

Trains World: Model Train Exhibit

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday – from 11:00am – 6:00pm
Friday – from 11:00 – 4:00pm
– Monday – closed

Entrance is until one hour before closing time.

The ticket price are:

– Single ticket – 20 NIS
– Family ticket (4 tickets) – 65 NIS, each additional ticket to family ticket – 10 NIS.
– Group (10-15 tickets) – 10 NIS per ticket.

Kids up to age 3 is free of charge with 1 adult.

Other Activities at First Station:

  • Kids Gymboree Climbing Station
  • Antique Carousel
  • Kiddie Train
  • 4D Movie

FIJ Tips

This is a great place for locals and tourists. Great food options, daily activities and fun shops. Don't miss the Kids Salon and the Smart Tour bike/segway/kiddie car rental station.


Entrance to First Station is FREE


English / Hebrew


Kosher Restaurants & Non Kosher Restaurants

Venue: First Station

Address: 4 David Remez
Jerusalem, 9354102 Israel
Neighborhood: German Colony
Parking: Paid parking (blue and white with parking tickets) is available at the Train Station parking lot and the Liberty Bell Park parking lot. Parking on the Sabbath is free (pay attention to parking signs)

Is First Station Open In The Winter?

Yes the First Station has a special tent in the winter that allows visitors to enjoy the outdoor mall, restaurants and events.

The First Station – BITE SIZE

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After the great success last year, the Jerusalem Ice Festival is back in town at the Old Train Station Compound. February 20-April 30, 2013 This year's theme is the Far East, The Ocean and Children's Wonderland. The Ice Festival tent will be cool...
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