The centrally located old neighborhood of Musrara is a hidden gem off the beaten path in Jerusalem's city center and near the Old City. The serene nineteenth century homes and prevalence of art galleries and artists belie the turbulent history of the neighborhood, which was once located "on the seam" between Israeli and Jordanian-occupied Jerusalem. At one time, the tree-lined alleyways and stone courtyards resounded with the thunder of Jordanian bullets. Now Musrara is coming into full bloom as a location in high demand.
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