Bet Shemesh
in Jerusalem, Israel

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.731 and 34.993 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 43' 50" and E 34° 59' 34"
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: 12:15 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:42 am and 7:48 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Israel in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 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: 2020-07-09 07:21:54

Discover Bet Shemesh

Bet Shemesh in Jerusalem with it's 67,100 citizens is a city in Israel about 13 mi (or 22 km) west of Jerusalem, the country's capital city.

Local time in Bet Shemesh is now 12:15 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports in the vicinity of Bet Shemesh, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ben Gurion International Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 33 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir in Palestinian territory at a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km). The closest in Israel is Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves in a distance of 11 mi (or 13 km), East. We discovered 8 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Friday, 10th of July 2020

29°C (84 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

29°C (85 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

30°C (86 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Shoresh Green Hills Family Suites Hotel

Address
6,2 mi
Green Hills
90860 Shoresh
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


C-Hotel Neve Illan

Address
6,8 mi
Kibbutz
91400 Neve Ilan
Israel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Lazer Lloyd Shlomo Nigun @Midnightrabbi Yeshivat Ashreinu, Bet Shemesh Educational Center!

Published: March 05, 2014
Length: 58:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Eli Goldsmith

For the full show https://soundcloud.com/lazer-lloyd-midnightrabbi/pre-purim-lazers-acoustic-show Please click on our Midnightrabbi inspired blog http://midnightabbi1eligoldsmith.wordpress.com/insp...


13 in 2014 Special Bar Mitzvah, Festive meals, Inspiring Presents, trip to Kotel beyond manhood!

Published: May 15, 2014
Length: 07:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Eli Goldsmith

Some highlights of 13 in 2014 Bar Mitzvah with visual inspiration beyond words. https://www.youtube.com/user/midnightrabbi This May 15th, Thursday morning, thanks to your support we were able...


Arqueologia Biblica, Nos Passos de Sansão - Tel Beit Shemesh

Published: September 08, 2012
Length: 43:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: cafetorah

Arqueologia Biblica, Nos Passos de Sansão - Tel Beit Shemesh www.cafetorah.com/portal/shop Esta é uma pequena parte do DVD de Arqueologia Bíblica por 40 Reais, produzido pela Minarts e o...


Apartment for Rent, Ramat Beit Shemesh Gimmel, Nacham HaNavi

Published: March 22, 2015
Length: 58:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rimon Realty

This beautiful well kept apartment is available exclusively through Rimon Realty. To arrange a viewing or for more information please call 02-999-1000 or (845) 262-3206 from the US visit our...


Jane's Walk - Beit Shemesh

Published: October 21, 2013
Length: 15:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gavi Wolf


New project in RBS Gimmel - Ramat Beit Shemesh, Nachal

Published: August 20, 2013
Length: 34:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rimon Realty

This beautiful well kept apartment is available exclusively through Rimon Realty. To arrange a viewing or for more information please call 02-999-1000 or (845) 262-3206 from the US visit our...


Mountain biking. Israel. Beit Shemesh - Reserve Nahal Dolev.

Published: October 25, 2008
Length: 14:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Igor Skorubsky

21.10.2008. Велопоходы по Израилю. Бейт Шемеш - заповедник Нахаль Долев. Подробное описание этого маршрута и...


Apartment for Rent in Israel - Ramat Beit Shemesh, Nachal Revivim

Published: August 31, 2014
Length: 35:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rimon Realty

This apartment is available exclusively through Rimon Realty. To arrange a viewing or for more information please call 02-999-1000 or (845) 262-3206 from the US visit our site rimonrealty.com...


Winery near Ramat Beit Shemesh - Village Israel

Published: January 26, 2010
Length: 51:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: VillageIsrael

While looking for some private homes near Ramat Beit Shemesh, we took some time off to visit a local boutique winery. The views in this part of the country are stunning and the wine was great....


Khirbet Kaifa

Published: December 19, 2013
Length: 00:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zvi Peretz Cohen

Tour in Khirbet Kaifa with Uriel Feinerman.


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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.

Judea and Samaria Area

This article refers the Israeli administrative district. For the geographic regions of Judea and Samaria, see Judea and Samaria. For the biblical kingdoms see Kingdom of Judea and Kingdom of Israel (Samaria) Judea and Samaria District - transcription(s)  • Hebrew אֵזוֹר יְהוּדָה וְשׁוֹמְרוֹן  • Arabic يهودا والسامرة File:Israel judea and samaria dist.

Located at 31.75, 35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the West Bank, Districts of Israel, History of Israel, History of Jordan, History of Palestine, States and territories established in 1967, Israeli-occupied territories, Judea and Samaria Area, Place names associated with Jews

Jerusalem District

The Jerusalem District is one of six administrative districts of Israel. The district capital is Jerusalem. The Jerusalem District has a land area of 652 km². The population of 910,300 is 67.8% Jewish and 30.6% Arab. A fifth (21%) of the Arabs in Israel live in the Jerusalem District, which includes both East and West Jerusalem. The majority of Arabs in the Jerusalem District are Palestinians, eligible for citizenship under Israeli law, but non-citizens by collective choice.

Located at 31.75, 35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jerusalem District, Jerusalem, West Bank

Zanoah

Zanoah is a moshav in central Israel, adjacent to Beit Shemesh. It falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 427.

Located at 31.7322, 34.9992 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1950

Avshalom Cave

Avshalom Cave, also known as Soreq Cave or Stalactites Cave, is a 5,000 m cave on the western side of Mt. Ye'ela, in the Judean hills, in Israel, unique for its dense concentration of stalactites. The cave was discovered accidentally in May 1968, while quarrying with explosives, near Hartuv, 3 km east of Bet Shemesh, Israel. It is 83 m long, 60 m wide, and 15 m high. The cave is named after Avshalom Shoham, an Israeli soldier killed in the War of Attrition.

Located at 31.7558, 35.0233 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Limestone caves, Caves of Israel, Show caves, Nature reserves in Israel, Central District (Israel)

Beit Shemesh Railway Station

Beit Shemesh Railway Station is an Israel Railways station in Beit Shemesh, Israel on the Tel Aviv – Jerusalem line. The station is located near the northern industrial zone of Beit Shemesh.

Located at 31.7574, 34.9909 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Beit Shemesh, Railway stations in Israel, Railway stations opened in 2003

Yish'i

Yish'i is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Beit Shemesh, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 559. The village was established on 12 July 1950 by immigrants from Yemen. Its name it taken from Psalms 27:1; The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Located at 31.7507, 34.9668 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1950

Hartuv

Hartuv or Har-Tuv (lit. Mount of goodness) was an agricultural colony in the Judean Hills established in 1883 on land purchased from the Arab village of Artuf by English missionaries. It was destroyed in the 1929 Palestine riots but was rebuilt in 1930. In 1948 it was abandoned again. Hartuv was the starting point for the Convoy of 35 during the 1948 war. Hartuv is now an industrial zone near Beit Shemesh.

Located at 31.7647, 34.9996 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1929 Palestine riots, Populated places established in 1895, Jewish villages depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War

Murder of Neta Sorek and Kristine Luken

Kristine Luken was an American Christian who was murdered in a Palestinian terrorist attack on December 18, 2010 while hiking with her friend, Kay Wilson in the hills of Jerusalem. Despite multiple stab wounds, Wilson survived the attack; Luken's body was later found by Israeli police, bound and stabbed to death. The Palestinian terror cell that perpetrated the attack were later arrested.

Located at 31.725, 34.9764 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palestinian terrorism, Murders, Israeli terrorism victims, Israeli murder victims, Deaths by person, Terrorism in Jerusalem, Terrorist incidents in Israel in 2010, American terrorism victims, 2010 in Israel


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Maabarat Hartuv, Beit-Shemesh, Bet Shemesh, Betxèmeix, Bet Schemesch, בית שמש, Beit Şemeș, Бейт-Шемеш