as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya

as-Sawahira ash Sharqiya or Al-Sawahreh al-Sharqiyeh is a Palestinian town in the Jerusalem Governorate, located 6 kilometers south-east of in the .

Landmarks in the Area

Tourism location
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 . is situated 3½ km northwest of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya. Photo: Marion Doss, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Government office
The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization is an organization founded on 29 May 1948 for peacekeeping in the Middle East. is situated 3½ km west of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya.

Forest
Peace forest is a forest in South - Southeast , , between the neighbourhood and the Sherover Promenade.The Peace Forest was planted on a site identified with the biblical Azal river mentioned in the book of Zechariah. is situated 4 km northwest of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya.

Government office
The Embassy of the United States of America in Jerusalem is the diplomatic mission of the to the , located in the neighborhood of . is situated 4½ km west of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya. Photo: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Jabel Mukaber is a predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in southern . is situated 2½ km northwest of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Suburb
Nof Zion is a Jewish religious neighborhood and an Israeli settlement inside of the Palestinian Arab neighborhood of , . is situated 2½ km northwest of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya.

Village
Al-Eizariya or al-Azariya, also referred to by its classical name of Bethany, is a town in the . is situated 3½ km north of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Suburb
East Talpiot 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 3½ km west of as-Sawahira ash-Sharqiya. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

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