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The Square

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Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Town seat with an administration building, a mosque and the Church of the Nativity all in one block area.

Thank Gregory B
Brisbane, Australia
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1,459 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The big square adjacent to where the 2 main church's are in Bethlehem, nice open space where you get dropped off

Thank Michael S
New Jersey
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1,759 reviews
645 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Nice orientation and regrouping point, a hub of Bethlehem. Busy, a bit chaotic. Place to eat and possibly shop for souvenirs. The heart of the city is though in the Nativity Church.

Thank podrozniczka60
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176 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Surrounded by several important buildings I always wished this square was designed in a better way to serve as a meeting and entertainment zone.

Thank Ghadeer N
San Diego, California
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115 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Shops are the best for souvenirs. Friendly staff, good selection and price. They appeared to be honest with customers.

Thank msk60750
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Having see this place many times on TV I was expecting disapointment, this was not the case. Just wish I could be there on the 25th Dec

Thank Oldbloke1949
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The beauty of the square was completely lost by the number of cars parked all over the place. A Christmas tree had been put up and it looked like they were building a stage (maybe for Christmas). At midday when the call to prayer started the men had to stand in the road as the square was full of cars.

Thank MoshieMo
New York City, New York
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76 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a large space with diverse and interesting events. We had great food in one of the restaurants and visited the churches in the neighborhood. A pleasant and interesting visit

Thank Himelda
Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

a nice place with potential to become a unique location if treated properly, can be as significant to this location as the square in front of the Vatican

Thank geniarch
England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

You get the real feeling of the square rather late in the afternoon when it is less crowded and can have a good look at the Old and Magnificent Church.

Thank LoveEthiopia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
  • Location: Middle East  >  Palestinian Territories  >  West Bank  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: 274-9844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?