Old Bethlehem Museum
Mosque of Omar
On Manger Sq, opposite the church, is the Mosque of Omar , named after the 2nd caliph, Omar Ibn al-Khattab. It was built in 1860 on land...
The nativity-scene spectacle at the Crib Museum is a short walk off Manger Sq.
St Catherine's Church
Midnight Mass at the newer, pink-toned St Catherine's Church is broadcast around the world on Christmas Eve. Accessed through the Church...
Al-Kuz Café and Bar
This charmingly kitschy Bedouin-inspired coffeebar extends out to a rambling patio garden. Free wi-fi.
Two shops on the down-ramp off the square serve felafel, but the second one down is so cherished, restaurateurs from Haifa come in to...
Lonely Planet review
Old Bethlehem Museum will transport you through time to a typical Palestinian home of the 19th century. See native costumes; purchase embroidery produced by the Arab Women's Union.