Bethlehem is a small city located some 10 km south of the Old City of within the , in an "Area A" zone administered by the Palestinian Authority.
Photo: Berthold Werner, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

The , or Basilica of the Nativity, is a basilica located in Bethlehem in the . Photo: Berthold Werner, Public domain.

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is the site revered as the burial place of the matriarch Rachel. is situated 1½ km north of Bethlehem. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The of Our Lady also called Grotto of Our Lady or Milk Grotto, is a Catholic chapel in Bethlehem in the of the Palestinian Territories, erected in 1872. Photo: Antoinetav, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Badd Jackaman Museum is located in the center of Bethlehem, near the .

Localities in the Area

Beit Sahour ) is a Palestinian town east of Bethlehem under the administration of the Palestinian National Authority. is situated 2 km east of Bethlehem. Photo: NicFer, Public domain.

is a Palestinian Christian town in the Bethlehem Governorate of the . is situated 2 km northwest of Bethlehem. Photo: Gilabrand, CC BY-SA 3.0.

or Armon HaNetziv is a Jewish neighborhood in southern , established by in 1973 on land captured in the Six-Day War and occupied since. is situated 6 km northeast of Bethlehem. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.


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