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Palestinian Heritage Center

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Address: Manger Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
Phone Number: +972 or (970) 2-2742381
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This is a shop where one may purchase beautiful locally handmade products as well as gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for Palestine. The goods are of excellent... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a shop where one may purchase beautiful locally handmade products as well as gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for Palestine. The goods are of excellent quality, all handmade, and proceeds go to help Palestinian families in need. One may also gain a deeper understanding as to the plight of the Palestinian families and the difficulties they... More 

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Thank Mike M
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

It's mostly a shop with some ornaments to see. There's are some nice things around to look at but pretty pricey to buy anything. Worth a visit if you have some spare time.

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Thank KateTues
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

A wide selection of largely local, hand-made products of various degrees of quality are on show in this emporium that seems to be patronised almost exclusively by coach parties on the 'Jerusalem/Bethlehem' circuit.

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Thank John L
England uk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

For insight into bygone days one not to miss Good do with a good clean.unable to pay with credit card machine not working? Range of low cost items plus quite expensive one off pieces

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Thank pilgrim09
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

plenty to see here, the images on the walls look fantastic, a real treat for history lovers, there are several pictures to see including the one of Mary and Joseph, a must go!!

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Thank Welshexplorer1991
Nazareth, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2015

all Palestinian hand made, we met the owner of the shop, she's a great woman. The place sells products that was made by Palestinian mothers and sisters which support their families.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2015

Love this place, where you can (if you like) get a low-down of the history and culture of "tatreez" (Palestinian folk embroidery) from the owner/proprietor Maha. Here, you could try on some clothes in both contemporary and traditional designs, purchase some embroidered home decor (cushions and the like), jewellery, or even have a rest in the old-fashioned traditional-style red-black patterned... More 

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Thank K F
llandogo, pembs
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2015

Yes it has some good museum pieces of life in Palestine in former times, but it's really just a shop trying to sell you expensive souvenirs. It's also really dusty! You are better off visiting the newly opened museum near Solomons Pools which really IS a museum and is fabulous.

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Thank Gwenllian
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2014

I really liked this shop/museum with Palestinian traditional clothing, beautiful pillows, and more. Its worth a visit.

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Thank MissSinai
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2012

This was worth a visit just to see the beautiful embroidery and other crafted products. Don't come home without some example of their beautiful work.

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