German Colony, Jerusalem

human settlement in Israel

The German Colony in Jerusalem is a neighbourhood in Jerusalem. It began as a colony established by German Templars in 1873. The colony was built in the Valley of Rephaim on the way to Bethlehem, next to the Greek Colony. The main street of the neighbourhood today is Emek Refaim Street. The Rephaim River passes through the valley. It is also known as "White Valley".

The German Templer Cemetery in the Valley of Rephaim Street

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Coordinates: 31°45′47.4″N 35°13′15.79″E / 31.763167°N 35.2210528°E / 31.763167; 35.2210528