Abu Dis

Abu Dis is a village in .

Landmarks in the Area

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The Tomb of Lazarus is a traditional spot of pilgrimage located in the town of , traditionally identified as the biblical village of Bethany, on the southeast slope of the , some 2.4 km east of . Photo: Marion Doss, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Seven Arches Hotel is a hotel in in the Arab neighborhood of at-Tur on the . is situated 2 km northwest of Abu Dis. Photo: Magister, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The Jewish Cemetery on the , including the Silwan necropolis, is the most ancient and most important Jewish cemetery in . is situated 2 km northwest of Abu Dis.

Localities in the Area

Al-Eizariya or al-Azariya, also referred to by its classical name of Bethany, is a town in the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Ras al-Amud is a Palestinian neighborhood in , located southeast of the Old City, overlooking Silwan to the south, Abu Dis and to the east, and the Temple Mount to the north. is situated 1½ km northwest of Abu Dis. Photo: Rhododendrites, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Jabel Mukaber is a predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in southern . is situated 2 km southwest of Abu Dis. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

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