King David Hotel

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Coordinates: 31°46′28″N 35°13′20″E / 31.77444°N 35.22222°E / 31.77444; 35.22222

The hotel in 2010, with the view of the Old City of Jerusalem behind.

The King David Hotel is the official hotel for visiting heads of state, important diplomats, and other guests of the government of Israel. It is in Jerusalem. The hotel was established in 1931 by the rich Jewish-Egyptian banker Ezra Mosseri.

The hotel is also famous for Zionist terrorist bombing in 1946. 91 people died.[1]

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  1. "This Day in Jewish History: Irgun Blows Up British HQ at Jerusalem's King David Hotel". Haaretz. Retrieved 2021-10-29.

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