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The Square

Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“rice” (3 reviews)
“people watch” (4 reviews)
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Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I'll always remember the call to prayer from the mosque of Omar with church bells tolling from the Church of Nativity - sights and sounds unique to Bethlehem. It is simply pure joy just sitting at one of the restaurants near the square to people-watch....More

Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Great spot to get a feel for life in Bethlehem. Lots of vendors selling their wares, lots of hospitality.

Thank hzgt9b
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It's just the center of town. I've been to better. It's an OK place to people watch, pay a lot of food or get a coffee. Beyond that, there isn't much to do.

Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The square or "manager square" located in the center of bethelem, besides nativity church, alot of shops, cafes and restaurants arounds, a great place to visit at night, very active

Thank Daytona1982
Reviewed 11 June 2017

but not much else, a Christian church on one side, a mosques on the other and empty space in the middle. we were there in May and there were a lot of protesc on some political issues with some Palestinian prisoners held by Israeli government....More

Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 31 May 2017

It is cool that you are in Bethlehem, but it is just a square. Nothing stands out to make it different than other squares except you are in Bethlehem.

Thank Haley L
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

It is a very beautiful square with the Church of Nativity on one side and the lovely mosque on the other! I recommend you visit if you are in Jerusalem and Bethlehem! The best tour guide is the owner of the Cave Souvenir Shop behind...More

Thank Dr.Sylvia
Reviewed 25 April 2017

There are several cafes and restaurants on Manger Square. Furthermore, there is a bank that dispenses Shekels over near a couple of souvenir shops. You can base your walking around the old city of Bethlehem from Manger Square and if you're staying nearby it is...More

Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Lots of locals and tourists blending alike. Many people were out and about and some people selling their things. I was told lots of events are held in this square.

Thank EvaLady
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Surrounded by shops and restaurants. Wifi available. Nothing really special about it when we went. There was some display going on with loud modern music. One guy was selling cappuccino from a cart. That's it...

Thank Rik T
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Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
  • Location: Middle East  >  Palestinian Territories  >  West Bank  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: 274-9844
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