On this page you will find key questions and answers about the Machane Yehuda market. If you have any questions that do not appear below, please contact us and we will be happy to answer.
What are the opening hours of the market?
Machane Yehuda market is open every weekday except during the Sabbath.
Sunday through Thursday the market is open from 8:00 to 19:00. On Fridays, the market is open from 8:00 to approximately 15:00.
The market is closed on Saturday, but there are several cafes and restaurants that are open.
What is the best time to visit the market?
We recommend visiting the market on weekdays from 9:30 to 17:00. Although the market is opens at 8:00m, most shop owners and stalls will be busy arranging merchandise and organizing their workday. They’ll likely be less attentive and available to welcome you properly. The market is also open after 17:00, however, most stores will start closing and fresh produce won’t be available as it was earlier in the day.
Where are public restrooms in the market?
There are three public restrooms for your convenience:
A. On Eitz HaChaim St. near the Agripas St. entrance (Women only).
B. On the corner of HaShazif St. and Machane Yehuda St. (Men and Women).
C. On the corner of HaTapuach St. and Machane Yehuda St. (Men only).
When are there events at the Market?
Public events are organized by the Jerusalem municipality and the directors of the market. Check out our event calendar for more information.