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Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory

80-82 Milk Grotto Street | 2 Minutes Walk from Nativity Church .Easy to find.Next Door To Milk Grotto Church, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
+970 595 713 504
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Best moment in Bethlehem

We went there to buy some souvenirs and because of the comments on tripadvisor. We found there... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Romain M
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Breath of fresh air

Having visited Bethlehem before I was prepared on today's trip to be chased by taxi vendors, coffee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William H
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The Olive Wood Factory in Bethlehem ,is a 3rd Generation Christian Family business run Since 1925 . You get To watch friendly local artist making all kinds of products From Olive Wood .Also The Bethlehem Panoramic View 360 degrees of all Bethlehem at the top of The factory ,and huge selections of olive wood products able to Buy from the shop If like .Theres no pressure To buy anything .All welcome To view and take pictures.Its Easy To Find ,only 2 minutes walking from The Church Of The Nativity and next door to Milk Grotto Church.Free Wifi ,Local Map ,coffee,Tea,Help/ Advice ,all Free Without The Need To Buy Anything .Open Anytime By Appointment outside opening hours
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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80-82 Milk Grotto Street | 2 Minutes Walk from Nativity Church .Easy to find.Next Door To Milk Grotto Church, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went there to buy some souvenirs and because of the comments on tripadvisor. We found there Bassem the owner of the shop and it was an incredible meeting. He proposed us to visit Mar Saba Monastery with one of his employee that wanted to...More

Thank Romain M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited Bethlehem before I was prepared on today's trip to be chased by taxi vendors, coffee salesmen, rosary sellers, and then to deal with high pressure salesmen in the stores. However, this time I reviewed trip advisor to find out a good store. Blessings...More

Thank William H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Ramzi, took us to this shop because he said we could trust the quality and authenticity of the products here. It was delightful to actually get to see them making the products right there and when we got to the gift shop we...More

Thank travelswithmimi
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Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You SO much For Your Great Review .Your Support Means alot and Especially for Writing Your Experience in Details For other Customers To Read I Wish You all The Best and a Great 2018

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Political condition permitting visiting Bethlehem is a must and if you do so then please please buy your souvenirs from here.Jerusalem is overpriced and we were shocked to see the difference in price,variety and quality here.Strongly recommend this place!!!

Thank Padmini15
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Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You Very Much For Your Great Review and To Hear Your Feedback .I Thank You For Your Purchases and Your Support God Bless You

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Blessings Shop after visiting the Milk Grotto Church in Bethlehem. The shop keeper was extremely helpful and showed us around the workshop. All the products are made there on site and the shop has been in the same family for many years....More

Thank LPrice1969
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Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You so much for all Your Support and Help and I Wish You all The Best in The Future,. Your Review Makes Me very Had To Read

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive. Quite a bit of pressure to buy something. Most of the items are sold on the street as well for less.More

Thank Simmelman
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Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You SO much for Your Review. I understand what you mean when You Say Expensive and Cheaper on The Street ,because We Only Sell Real Olive Wood Rather Than The Imported Products not olive wood on The Street.But Regarding Alot of Pressure We are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was most disappointed with this store. It started off well with the owner giving a good overview of the products sold. However, every time I stopped to look at something, a salesperson was right there trying to get me to buy something. I felt...More

Thank Sickmoose
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Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You For Your Review But Im the only person in the shop selling and my workers in the shop as we dont have salespeople at all .i Know This was Placed In The Wrong Listing but In Bethlehem if You End up in The...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I liked the variety and thought the prices reasonable. The staff were welcoming and warm. If you are looking to buy souvenirs I can recommend. They have a lot of wood (olive) carvings - there is a factory where they make these right next door....More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We visited here and found many quality gifts to purchase at a fair price. They will negotiate a little on the price.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

There are innumerable places to buy things throughout the entire Holy Land. We particularly liked the Blessings Shop because of the variety, prices, and location in Bethlehem. If you go to either the Church of the Nativity or Milk Grotto Church you can't miss the...More

Thank Denny S
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Jason M
20 November 2017|
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Response from Bassem G | Property representative |
Dear Sir.Thank You for The Question.Yes We Sell Christmas Ornaments all Hand Made in our Factory and If You Have Time We Can Show You How To Make One Yourself and Keep It .You Are Most Welcome To Our Factory anytime
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kavander
23 July 2016|
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Response from Bassem G | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn.Thank you for your Question ,please type blessingsgift shop on google and easy to find as this forum doesnt allow me to write it .i dont know why .sorry for that Thank you very Much
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Roberta H
2 December 2015|
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Response from Bassem G | Property representative |
Hi Roberta Thank you so much for Your Email.You are Very Welcome To order any Time On Line .Please Let me Know What You like and I can Send You pictures and Prices God Bless You
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