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Jericho Destination Guide

Touring Jericho in Palestinian Territory.

Jericho in the region of West Bank with it's 19,783 citizens is located in Palestinian Territory - some 315 mi (or 507 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Jericho in Palestinian Territory

Time in Jericho is now 04:33 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Hebron" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Amman, Al Karamah or An Nabi Musa. Being here already, consider visiting Khirbat al Mafjir, Khan al 'Askar, Jericho, An Nuway'imah, Ayn ad Duyuk al Fawqa and Ayn ad Duyuk at Tahta. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

18°C / 64 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1007.1 hPa
Wind Speed with 2 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 25th of April 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Wednesday, 26th of April 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Thursday, 27th of April 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)

Videos

Palestine and Jerusalem Philiphannis's p...

02:38 min ( December 14, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 706 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Philiphannis's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these ...

Days with Jesus - Jericho where Jesus m...

04:40 min ( August 28, 2011 by dayswithjesus)
Views: 142 - Rating: 5/5

Pastor Jim Jackson teaches about the fallen city of Jericho which was conquered by Joshua and where Jesus met Zacchaeus on location on the ruins of Jericho in Israel. See more at www.dayswithjesus.com


Prayer in Jericho

09:55 min ( June 28, 2010 by Jewish Jericho)
Views: 884 - Rating: 3/5

, , , . . . . . . . Return to Jericho- by Shalom Polak I finally returned to Jericho after ten years. The last time I was there, guiding tourists, was just before ...

Jerusalem to Jericho Tracygosnow's photo...

01:29 min ( November 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 556 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Tracygosnow's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these v...


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Interesting facts about this location

Hisham's Palace

Hisham's Palace is an important early Islamic archaeological site five km north of the town of Jericho in the West Bank. It consists of three main parts: a palace, an ornate bath complex, and an agricultural estate. Also associated with the site is a large park or agricultural enclosure (hayr) which extends east of the palace. An elaborate irrigation system provided the complex with water from nearby springs.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.87, 35.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:History of Islam, History of the Middle East, Umayyad palaces

Mount of Temptation

The Mount of Temptation is said to be the hill in the Judean Desert where Jesus was tempted by the devil. The exact location is unknown, and impossible to determine. It is generally identified with Mount Quarantania, a mountain approximately 366 m (1 200 feet) high, located about 11 km north-west of the West Bank town of Jericho. According to the public domain Catholic Encyclopedia, Quarantania is "a limestone peak on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.87, 35.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of the West Bank, New Testament places

Vered Yeriho

Vered Yeriho is a moshav and Israeli settlement near Jericho in the Jordan valley in the West Bank. It belongs to the Megilot Regional Council. The community was founded in 1979 as a result of the dissociation of the secular nucleus from the religious nucleus in Mitzpe Yeriho, a nearby settlement to the west of Vered Yeriho. The moshav is located on a hill overlooking the Akabat Jabar refugee camp and Jericho.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.87, 35.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Israeli settlements, Moshavim

Megilot Regional Council

Megilot Regional Council, also Megilot Dead Sea Regional Council, is a regional council in the Judean desert near the western shores of the Dead Sea. With only and 1,000 residents, it is Israel's smallest regional council. Its municipal offices are located in Vered Yeriho.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.87, 35.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Megilot Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel, West Bank

Achor

Achor is the name of a valley in the vicinity of Jericho. Eusebius (in Onomasticon) and Jerome (in Book of Sites and Names of Hebrew Places) implied that they thought it was a valley north of Jericho. In the nineteenth century some writers identified the valley with the wadi al-Qelt, a deep ravine located to Jericho's south. In the twentieth century the Hyrcania valley (El-Buqei'a in Arabic) west and south of Qumran, and Wadi en-Nu'eima have also been suggested.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.87, 35.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Biblical Jericho, Hebrew Bible valleys

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