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“SOUTH OF JERUSALEM,NORTH OF BETH LEHEM”
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Mar Elias is a Greek-Orthodox monastery which lies on the road between Jerusalem and Bethlehem. It was probably built in the sixth century and honours two men called Elias of Jerusalem from different times. I liked this place because of the very colourful paintings in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

On the way between Jerusalem and Bethlehem,,built like a fortress with nice views of both sides. Originaly founded in the sixth century,Rebuilt few times Bears the title of the prophet Elias In front of the monastry is a stone seat of the famous painter William...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Enter the restaurant and quickly surprised. The entire thing is made of stone. Had the shawarma and it was super delish. The hummus and veggies were also fresh and tasty. Bathrooms were clean here and lots of stalls. The monastery was surprising I wasn't expecting...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

A Greek Orthodox Church lie on the way between Bethlehem and jerusalem. Easily accessed from the jerusalem- Hebron road. Very nice icons painted on the inner walls.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Lunch at Elias Monastery is very good. Food is more than abundant, vegatarian meals are offered and the fresh salad bar is outstanding. I had one beef and one chicken kabob and couldn't finish it. Bring your big appetite and a little cash. The stone...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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