Shavuot at the Botanical Gardens

This Shavuot visit the beautiful gardens at the Botanical Gardens and enjoy activities for the entire family.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.


Art Workshop – making wreaths from wheat for Shavuot.

Pita Workshop – bake pita on a taboun

Visit the Tropical Greenhouse – see over 300 different and special plants with different shapes, colors and uses including endangered plants, spectacular banana trees, coffee bushes, orchids and cacti. The greenhouse is divided into two areas: the first one is a tropical area, while the second is the desert area.

The Garden Train Tour (departing every hour from 10am to 3pm ) takes visitors in the fresh air to see a unique and scenic landscape with a huge variety of flowers, trees and another 6,000 species and varieties of different plants from the world, presented in six geographical sections) Visit South Africa, Europe, North America, Australia, Southwest and Central Asia and the Mediterranean sections of the garden. The train will operate according to Ministry of Health guidelines * Suitable for ages 2 and up

Guided tours – 40 minutes.

During the tours, visitors will learn about the history of wheat, from its discovery by hunters and how it has affected their lives to the impact of wheat on our lives today, visitors will learn how to grow wheat, how wheat is transformed and used for baking bread and what are the different types of wheat. For dessert, the participants will prepare delicious pies which will be baked on the tabun.

The trainings and workshops will be held in small groups and tickets must be pre-ordered.

Botanical Gardens in Jerusalem- Fun in Jerusalem
Jerusalem Botanical Gardens
Zalman Shneur 5, Jerusalem