Al-Shawawrah is a village in .

Landmarks in the Area

The Church of the Nativity, or Basilica of the Nativity is a basilica located in in .

The Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Al-Aqsa Mosque, located in the Old City of , is the third holiest site in Islam.

The Israel Museum was established in 1965 as Israel's foremost cultural institution and one of the world’s leading encyclopaedic museums.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre; also called the Church of the Resurrection or Church of the Anastasis by Eastern Christians; is a church in the of the Old City of .

Localities in the Area

Beit Sahour is a Palestinian town east of under the administration of the Palestinian National Authority.

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 .

Umm Tuba is a Palestinian Arab neighborhood in part of ; it is northeast of Har Homa and , and southeast of Kibbutz .

Bethlehem is a city located in the central , , about 10 km south of .

Sur Baher, also Tsur Baher, is a Palestinian neighborhood on the southeastern outskirts of .


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