Bethlehem - stone

markerA Church of the Nativity The Church of the Nativity is a basilica located in Bethlehem, Palestinian territories, and is considered to be the oldest continuously operating Christian church in the world. The church was originally commissioned in 327 AD by Constantine and his mother Helena over the site that is still tradition... Church of the Nativity - photo
markerB Grotto of the Nativity Grotto of the Nativity - by Christian remittances it is the place where Jesus Christ was born. Currently Grotto is located in the crypt under the altar of the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem, built in the year 326 by st. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. In the year 396 the emperor Hono... Grotto of the Nativity - photo
markerC Mosque of Omar in Bethlehem The Mosque of Omar (مسجد عمر) is the oldest and only mosque in the old city of Bethlehem, located in Manger Square, near the Church of the Nativity. The mosque is named after Omar (Umar) ibn al-Khattab (c. 581–644), the second Rashidun Muslim Caliph. Having conquered Jerusalem, Omar had traveled to... Mosque of Omar in Bethlehem - photo
markerD Milk Grotto Milk Grotto (from Arab. Magharet es Sitti Mariam, the Grotto of the Virgin Mary) - semi-natural grotto in Bethlehem in Palestine in the Judean Desert. Since ancient times, the Christian pilgrimage site, owned by the Custody of the Holy Land, the Marian shrine, the Church of the Franciscan monastery.... Milk Grotto - photo
markerE Rachel's Tomb Rachel's Tomb (Hebrew: קבר רחל translit. Kever Rakhel), also known as the Bilal bin Rabah mosque (Arabic: مسجد بلال بن رباح ‎) to Muslims is the name given to a small religious building revered by Jews, Christians and Muslims. The tomb is located within a Muslim cemetery in a walled enclave biting i... Rachel's Tomb - photo
markerF Jacir Palace Jacir Palace or Qasr Jacir (Arabic: قصر جاسر ‎) is the largest hotel in Bethlehem in the central West Bank. The building's original design was based on typical Palestinian architecture and the characteristics of an Arab household. Jacir Palace has three floors, each spanning 800 square meters. The n... Jacir Palace - photo

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Name Bethlehem
Region Bethlehem
Country Palestine ()
Population 25,266 inhabitants

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