Christian Information Centre. Run by the Franciscans (Roman Catholic), the CIC is a source of information about Christian holy sites, and the times, places, and language of Catholic masses and Protestant services. It is closed Sunday. Omar ibn el-Khatab Sq., Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 9114201. 02/627–2692; www.cicts.org. Weekdays 8:30–5:30, Sat. 9–12:30.
Jerusalem Tourist Information Center. Open daily and run by the Israel Ministry of Tourism, the center is a useful stopping point for orientation information and more. Omar Ibn Hatab Sq., Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Jerusalem. 02/627–1422; www.goisrael.com.