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Ein Kerem, Jerusalem

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ein Kerem by using our Jerusalem trip itinerary planner.
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  • Ein Kerem is the place for Christian history, with several monasteries, Greek, French and Russian, dedicated to Virgin Mary. But, just above, on top of the hill, you can see the unique university hosp...  read more »
  • In the Valley of Ein Kerem climb beautiful style cottages surrounded by mostly greenery and silence. A place away from the roar of traffic. At the bottom of the Valley a number of cafes where you can enjoy a dinner with friends or even alone, enjoying the panorama of the Valley. Interesting little former mosque. Not surprisingly district of painters. By tram you can get off at Mt. Herzl and then choose another means (including feet). Every visit to Jerusalem going back and will recommend it to friends.
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  • The birthplace of John The Baptist and a delightful place to walk around and enjoy the surrounding beauty. Have lunch at Karma! 
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