Abu Ghosh

Attraction Type: Archaeology and History, Region: Jerusalem Area, Address: Abu Gosh, Near Jerusalem
Source: Ministry of Tourism
Region: Jerusalem area
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Abu Ghosh is a picturesque village of 6,000. Just a few minutes drive of Jerusalem, is the Old Testament Kiryat Ye'arim and the New Testament Emmaus.

its many tempting Middle Eastern restaurants, sweetshops, ceramic and glass shops and candle store make it the perfect place for a break or an overnight stay at one of its bed-and-breakfasts or at its hilltop convent.

The Crusader-era church built over the village spring, features some of world's oldest medieval frescos.

The convent on the hill reveals beautiful panoramas. On Shavuot (Pentecost) and Sukkot (Tabernacles) both churches host an international vocal music festival.

 

taken: Ronen Markos

 

Products specifications
Attraction Type Archaeology and History
Region Jerusalem Area
Near To Jerusalem
Address Abu Gosh, Near Jerusalem
Phone 972-2-6302700
Fax 972-2-5795665
Opening Hours Unlimited
Parking Yes
Suitable for Children Yes
Accessibility Partially Accessible
Email lishka@abugosh.muni.il
URL http://www.abugosh.muni.il/

Abu Ghosh is a picturesque village of 6,000. Just a few minutes drive of Jerusalem, is the Old Testament Kiryat Ye'arim and the New Testament Emmaus.

its many tempting Middle Eastern restaurants, sweetshops, ceramic and glass shops and candle store make it the perfect place for a break or an overnight stay at one of its bed-and-breakfasts or at its hilltop convent.

The Crusader-era church built over the village spring, features some of world's oldest medieval frescos.

The convent on the hill reveals beautiful panoramas. On Shavuot (Pentecost) and Sukkot (Tabernacles) both churches host an international vocal music festival.

 

taken: Ronen Markos

 

Products specifications
Attraction Type Archaeology and History
Region Jerusalem Area
Near To Jerusalem
Address Abu Gosh, Near Jerusalem
Phone 972-2-6302700
Fax 972-2-5795665
Opening Hours Unlimited
Parking Yes
Suitable for Children Yes
Accessibility Partially Accessible
Email lishka@abugosh.muni.il
URL http://www.abugosh.muni.il/