Ein Kerem, Jerusalem

4.7
Every year, three million people visit Ein Kerem, the site of John the Baptist's birth. Because of its ties to Christian history, this area remains a popular attraction for many Christian pilgrims visiting Israel. The neighborhood boasts several notable churches and monasteries, as well as Mary's Spring, an ancient aqueduct where the Virgin Mary once stopped for a drink of water. Many believers consider the spot sacred, and make a special trip to fill their bottles with the holy water. Plan your visit to Ein Kerem and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Jerusalem trip itinerary planner.
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  • On our fourth full day in the Holy Land, our tour guide took all forty-nine of us to Ein Karem. We visited two churches there. One of them was in the valley. It was the Church of the Nativity of...  more »
  • The melange of old and new , the stunning views and beautiful churches and monasteries are a real gem The city should do much more cleaning !  more »
  • beautiful old church with magnificent views of the countryside filled with flowers and peaceful feelings. Definite must see and experience  more »
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