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“With New Eyes – Bethlehem’s History and Present” Old Quarters Walking Tour

“With New Eyes – Bethlehem’s History and Present” Old Quarters Walking Tour – Bethlehem, just 10km south of Jerusalem, is another world. Not an oriental city, Bethlehem is rather a complex village which became a city only in the 19th century. Seven historical quarters hide secrets and insights you will discover with Palestinian guides.

Tour Details: Star Street, Hrezat Quarter, Manger Square, Kawawseh Quarter, Najajreh Quarter, the market, Farahiyeh Quarter, Fawagreh Quarter, Dar Annadawa.

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– All the walk is pedestrian.
– Duration of the tour: approximately 2 hours.
– Starting point: Visit Palestine Center
– Tour language: English. Guided by licensed Palestinian Tour Guides.
– Cost per person: $15

Tour Highlights:
– Introduction to Bethlehem and the tour at the starting point.
– Hrezat Quarter: Follow Star Street, which was declared World Heritage Site as a pilgrimage route in 2012 together with Nativity Church.
– The Manger Square: Inspect urbanisation processes and changes which came with the Palestinian Authority to Bethlehem. We listen to stories concerning Christmas celebrations and visits to Bethlehem.
– The seven historical quarters: Discover the charm of the oldest cores of the different quarters away from main streets, like Kawawseh and Najajreh. Learn about the traditional architecture, built by families and clans still remembered in the names of the houses and courtyards.
– The market: Enjoy its fascinating atmosphere. In our visit to the vegetable market we observe business and people. Walking through the shopping streets the globalization gets practical.
– The Lutheran Compound and Dar Annadwa: Learn about the changes that came to Bethlehem since the 19th century. Discover Civil Society contributions to state building and their efforts for change.

:: To book your tour write us an email with a specified date at tours@visitpalestine.ps or call +970.2.2771992 ::