Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, Bethlehem
(4.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Browse a seemingly endless selection of ornately carved keepsakes and see how they are made at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory. A licensed olive wood factory established in 1925, the site is run by the Giacaman family, now in its third generation. An intricate wooden nativity scene and friendly member of staff will greet you as you enter; take your time to pore over the hundreds of handcrafted objects, from crosses to carved animals--all fitting souvenirs of your trip to Bethlehem. Next door, see the skilled carpenters at work, while the olive wood naturally dries. For Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory and beyond, use our Bethlehem family vacation planner to get the most from your Bethlehem vacation.
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  • Sweetest Owner! I live in Michigan. Never been to Jerusalem. I've been trying to find mothers milk powder and seaching online for it. One place I found, I had to buy 100 of them or more. I didnt want ...  more »
  • Bassem, who takes care of the family business, has a great range of souvenirs for everyone and is very friendly and helpful while choosing them. Plus, on top of the shop is an amazing view all over be...  more »
  • This shop is a one stop shop while visiting Bethlehem. There is no reason to go anywhere else. They have the widest variety of olive wood work and have the absolute best customer service. Bassem is th...  more »