well i guess this used to be the main area once , still nice, many shops of all sorts, nice walk promenade sometimes with some cultural events .
You must go to this area, every visit. It is the Shuk, the market. You can get almost anything there; fresh meat & fish, vegetables & bakery, spices and nuts, take out food (Tzidkiyahu is the best), s...
On the end of Shabbat it's intersting to be there. Everybody goes, allthogh in winter ist is not very interesting. It's a "place to go".
In Ben Yehuda street you have a variety of shopping and some good restaurants to eat. Well worth visiting.
Love the hustle and Bustle. Food, souveniers, beer, Halva and all types of nuts and candy. Cultural experience unparellel