Bethlehem is a Palestinian city in the approximately 8 kilometres south of Jerusalem. The city is a hub of Palestinian culture and tourism in the country.
Bethlehem is known around the world as the birth place of Jesus Christ. It is inhabited by one of the oldest Christian communities in the world. And it has been a major site of Christian pilgrimage since the construction of the Church of the Nativity in the 4th century AD.
However, the time in Bethlehem does not only mean a visit in the Nativity Church. The town has a great number of interesting attractions and landmarks. Here you can admire the beauty of many significant monasteries and its natural surroundings. You can spend your time on shopping in the finest gift shops – gold, silver, olive wood, mother of pearl, handmade soap, traditional embroidery and more!
Why not to enjoy your time in some of the traditional restaurants or coffee shops and experience the hospitality of Bethlehemites? Bethlehem, the city with the great history, is as well a hub of modern cultural events and activities.
Visitor Information Center wishes you a great time in Bethlehem!
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