Ein Karem (“spring of the vineyard”), is a beautiful tranquil village and neighborhood 10 minute drive from Jerusalem city center. Surrounded by beautiful natural groves and the breathtaking landscape provided by the Jerusalem Hills.

Ein Kerem has both Jewish and Christian history. Referenced as “Beit Ha Kerem” in the books of Jeremiah and Nehemiah, the area was within the juristiction of the Tribe of Judah, from whom the classification of “Jew” originated.

For Christians, Ein Karem is best known as the birthplace of John the Baptist, and in fact is considered one of the top Jerusalem tour destinations for Christian pilgrims. 

Additionally, a the famous Mary’s Spring, where it’s believed that Mary, miraculously pregnant with Jesus, drank from its spring waters while sitting with Elizabeth, who was miraculously pregnant with John at the same time.

Highlights:
  1. The Church of St. John the Baptist (John Ba-Harim)
  2. The Visitation Church
  3. The "Notre Dame de Sion" Convent
  4. Mary's Spring
Duration: 3-4 Hours

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Duration: 7-8 Hours
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