Best places in East Jerusalem

Discover the best places in East Jerusalem, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 226 places in the city.

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Church of the Nativity
Christian church
Heritage site of a 4th-century church said to be built above a cave in which Jesus was born.
4.70 (11.7K reviews) (~7.14 km from centre)
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Nebi Samuel National Park
State park
Historic park with stone ruins centered around a Crusader fortress & the tomb of the prophet Samuel.
4.70 (5.2K reviews) (~7.85 km from centre)
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كستليته Castalita
👍👍 Definitely most amazing place ever and their meat selection is the best in town . The owner really did a good job with the decor and amazing atmosphere . if you're with your family or friends this is definitely the place to be and I highly recommend you wish the best to all the staff and hope they k...
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4.80 (657 reviews) (~8.42 km from centre)
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Chapel of the Shepherds’ Field
Catholic church
Franciscan chapel built in 1953, known for biblical murals & topped by a glass dome & bronze angel.
4.70 (2.9K reviews) (~6.95 km from centre)
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The Walled Off Hotel
Quirky Banksy-designed boutique hotel on the Israeli West Bank barrier, plus a museum & a gallery.
4.60 (1.3K reviews) (~5.54 km from centre)
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Rachel's Tomb
Place of worship
4.70 (484 reviews) (~5.61 km from centre)
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Astoria Cocktail Room
👍👍 Astoria was an amazing highlight during my visit to Bethlehem (Palestine). The drinks and food were simply fantastic, and the service was just top-notch. I went to Astoria twice for two nights in a row and it never disappointed! The overall atmosphere was so chill, relaxing and the music was ON POIN...
4.90 (189 reviews) (~7.37 km from centre)
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Italian restaurant
👍👍 HANDS DOWN the best Italian restaurant in Bethlehem. The ambience is very relaxing, and the outside seating is the best on a summer night. The owners are very friendly. Great food selection, and the prices are very reasonable. I'd recommend the pepperoni pizza with fresh mozzarella, the Frutto di ma...
4.90 (186 reviews) (~6.24 km from centre)
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Monastery of Theodosius
👍👍 St. Theodosius monastery is one of those ancient desert monasteries that were established in early Byzantine era in Judean desert. This is a place that marks the events described in the gospel of Matthew 2:12. Visit the ancient cave where the wise man spent a night and have a quite time in prayer in...
4.70 (352 reviews) (~8.37 km from centre)
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Tomb of Samuel
Pilgrimage place
👍👍 Holy Grave of Shmuel Hanuvi, they just finished renovating there. Very well taken care of.
4.80 (191 reviews) (~7.67 km from centre)
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Saint Joseph Hotel
No-nonsense rooms in a casual hotel featuring a buffet-style restaurant & a cozy bar.
4.60 (313 reviews) (~6.26 km from centre)
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Tent Restaurant
👍👍 We came here for dinner one night during our stay in Bethlehem. We took a taxi from the main square in Bethlehem which took us less than ten minutes to get here. The food and atmosphere here are excellent. The place has lots of people enjoying themselves.
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4.40 (1.4K reviews) (~6.82 km from centre)
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Tomb of Lazarus
Religious destination
👍👍 Bethany is a city that currently doesn't belong to Palestine or Israel. It can be dangerous and many tourists decide not to visit for this reason. It is worth the visit as a great miracle happened here and it used to be the house of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus.
4.40 (1.2K reviews) (~4.01 km from centre)
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Alqaser sweets
👍👍 Typical and the best palestinian knafeh! Must to stop by. Would denifitely come back:)
4.50 (399 reviews) (~6.52 km from centre)
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Milk Grotto Church
Catholic church
Chapel said to be on the site the Christian family found refuge from the Massacre of the innocents.
4.50 (368 reviews) (~7.23 km from centre)
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Zuwadeh Beit Jala
😠 the cashier refused to take my order because we were only guys and she repeatedly said infront of everyone that reserving a table in the restaurant is only for families. after almost one hour, outside the restaurant was full of guys.
4.50 (334 reviews) (~6.42 km from centre)
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Church of St. Lazarus
Catholic church
👍👍 The Church of St. Lazarus, located in Al-Eizariya, Bethany, is a place of profound spiritual significance. As the reputed burial site of Lazarus, the church holds immense historical and biblical importance. Its beautiful architecture and serene surroundings create a peaceful ambiance for prayer and...
4.70 (148 reviews) (~4.03 km from centre)
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Rewined M&D
👍👍 We couldn’t tell from the sidewalk, but inside was a bustling and modern bar, pub, and hookah lounge. They were playing good funky music (like Chicago), had an extensive bar by any global standard, a good list fo wines and beers, and served delicious food including American fare, hummus, and falafe...
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4.50 (276 reviews) (~6.16 km from centre)
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🫤 Pricey and not good. Very basic and disappointing breakfast special costing 132 shekels for 2. Received a very small mini roll of bread that would not be enough for even 1 (but it was meant for 2). You can add for 7 shekels more bread. They would not do the eggs over easy. The quality of the spread...
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4.30 (1.7K reviews) (~7.6 km from centre)
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Afteem Restaurant
👍👍 We had delicious fresh falafels for lunch here during our stay in Bethlehem. A really nice place around the corner from the main square in Bethlehem. The place is cool and clean inside. They make good coffee too. The place is busy with locals and tourists.
4.50 (259 reviews) (~7.11 km from centre)
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