Ben Shemen
in Central District, Israel

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.960 and 34.927 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 57' 34" and E 34° 55' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shekel - ILS
Spoken languages:
Hebrew, Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:40 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 7:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Israel in Western Asia

Safety Score: 4,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Israel.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Israel. Last Update: 2021-04-12 08:19:46

Delve into Ben Shemen

Ben Shemen in Central District is a city located in Israel about 21 mi (or 35 km) north-west of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.

Current time in Ben Shemen is now 10:40 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports closer to Ben Shemen, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ben Gurion International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Israel is White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), North-West. We saw 10 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ramla, Tel Aviv, Karney Shomron, Jerusalem and Jericho. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 63 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 52% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Tuesday, 13th of April 2021

19°C (66 °F)
14°C (56 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 14th of April 2021

22°C (72 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Thursday, 15th of April 2021

24°C (76 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Avia Hotel & Resort

Address
5,8 mi
Derech Hahoresh 4
5647003 Yehud
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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PROMO PRODUCTIONS - RENEWABLE ENERGY IN EILAT EILOT REGION

Published: July 19, 2010
Length: 59:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Promo Productions and Television

Production - Promo Productions & Television Director - Shlomi Albo Camera - Avi Mizrachi Editor - Ziv Lev Crane - Imanuel Lavie.


El Al Flight 008 JFK to TLV - 5-March-2014

Published: March 05, 2014
Length: 22:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yitzy Berger

Boeing 747-400 Landing over Airport City; view from the porch of my office building.


ארץ הקודש The Holy Land الأرض المقدسة

Published: September 18, 2014
Length: 01:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Khanni Khalil

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Published: March 14, 2012
Length: 18:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yellowtaurus

Лидда Церковь св. вмч. Георгия в Лидде Город Лидда (Лод) — родина святого великомученика Георгия Победоносц...


Markets in Israel

Published: February 02, 2011
Length: 10:06 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TheVejavi

Views from marketplaces in Israel....The Carmel market in Tel-Aviv...Mahanei Yehuda in Jerusalem, the flea market..and more...


מסיבת סיום כיתה ו, כפר הנוער בן שמן, מחזור 1995

Published: September 28, 2013
Length: 33:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aviv S


Strange RC plane

Published: January 19, 2011
Length: 03:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Noam Gal

A really cool and strange radio controlled airplane I saw near the Nokia stadium. Sorry for the poor quality.


video2.mov: בן שמן בוקר של חמסין

Published: May 10, 2010
Length: 48:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: shlomost

See the entire trip at http://www.everytrail.com.


בן שמן סתיו 2011

Published: October 20, 2011
Length: 13:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Hai Ovadia

חי ואביחי בסינגלים של יער בן שמן סתיו 2011.


Mountain biking. Israel. VelikKids. Покатушки форумчан velik.org с детьми.

Published: June 29, 2008
Length: 27:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Igor Skorubsky

28.06.2008. Велопоходы по Израилю. Лес Бен Шемен.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Church of Saint George, Lod

The Church of Saint George is the major shrine for the fourth century martyr Saint George (الخضر Al-Khidr in Arabic) and is located in Lod, Israel. The current church, built in 1870, shares space with the El-Khidr Mosque. Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem received permission from the Ottoman authorities to build a church on the site of a previous basilica.

Located at 31.953, 34.8995 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Greek Orthodox cathedrals, Mandatory Palestine, Churches in Israel, Lod

Ben Shemen Youth Village

Ben Shemen Youth Village is a youth village and agricultural boarding school in central Israel. Located near Ben Shemen and Ginaton, it falls under the jurisdiction of Judaism Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006, it had a population of 627.

Located at 31.959, 34.9278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Youth villages in Israel, Populated places established in 1927, Jewish villages in the Mandate for Palestine

Beit Nehemia

Beit Nehemia is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Shoham, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 730. The village was established in 1950 on the land of the destroyed Arab villages of Beit Nabala by Jewish immigrants from Persia, and was named after Nehemia, a rich man which donated money for Beit Nehemia's foundation. The moshav is called after the Biblical prophet Nehemiah, who left Persia for Israel - as the modern founders.

Located at 31.9771, 34.9547 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1950

Beit Arif

Beit Arif is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Shoham, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 724. The moshav was founded in 1949 by immigrants from Bulgaria on the ruins of the abandoned Arab village of Dayr Tarif. It has originally named Ahlama, one of the 12 stones in the Hoshen, the sacred breastplate worn by a Jewish high priest (two other nearby settlements, Bareket, Shoham and Nofekh, are also named after such stones).

Located at 31.9947, 34.9333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1949

Kfar Truman

Kfar Truman is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah around three kilometres east of Ben Gurion International Airport, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 606.

Located at 31.9797, 34.9222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1949

Lod Valley Regional Council

Lod Valley Regional Council is a regional council in the Center District of Israel. Founded in 1952, it borders Ben Gurion International Airport and Or Yehuda to the north, Hevel Modi'in Regional Council and Lod to the east, Be'er Ya'akov and Ramla to the south and Beit Dagan and Rishon LeZion to the west.

Located at 31.9833, 34.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Lod Valley Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel

Ben Shemen Interchange

Ben Shemen Interchange is a major freeway interchange complex in central Israel, connecting Highway 1, Highway 6, Route 443 and Route 444, as well as several local roads. The interchange is located near moshav Ben Shemen and Ben Shemen Forest, hence its name. It is one of the largest and most complex interchanges in the country.

Located at 31.9592, 34.9378 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Junctions in Israel, Road interchanges in Israel, Hevel Modi'in Regional Council

Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center

The Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center is an archaeological museum in Lod, Israel that displays one of the largest and best-preserved mosaic floors ever uncovered in Israel.

Located at 31.956, 34.9038 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Israel, Archaeological museums in Israel, Mosaics, Votive offering, Lod


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kefar Hano‘ar, Ben Shemen, Ben Shemen-Kefar HaNo‘ar, בן שמן-כפר הנער, בן שמן, כפר הנוער