It was my first time in Jerusalem. We stayed here for 4 days and we could have seen much more, but we were simply not in the mood to rush through all the touristy places in such a short time. If you really want to see a lot of Jerusalem you need at least one week.
But we can still say, that we got a good first overview and impression of Jerusalem because we were lucky to meet a local on our first day who showed us around. (If you read this Seev, I want to thank you again for your kindness 🙂 )
Here are the things I recommend to see and do in and around Jerusalem: