Jericho
in West Bank, Palestinian Territory

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.867 and 35.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 52' 0" and E 35° 27' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shekel - ILS
Spoken languages:
Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:47 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Hebron
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:40 am and 7:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Palestinian Territory in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Palestinian Territory.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Palestinian Territory. Last Update: 2020-07-09 07:21:54

Touring Jericho

Jericho in West Bank with it's 19,783 residents is a town located in Palestinian Territory about 3,194 mi (or 5,140 km) north-east of , the country's capital place.

Time in Jericho is now 11:47 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Hebron with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports nearby Jericho, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Amman-Marka International Airport in Jordan in a distance of 33 mi (or 52 km). 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 Palestinian Territory is Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 km), South-West. We collected 3 points of interest near this location.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ash Shunah al Janubiyah, Jerusalem, Yarqa, As Salt and Ma`in. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1003 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 10th of July 2020

32°C (90 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

33°C (91 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

34°C (94 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Drive to the center of Jericho. Tour guide: Zahi Shaked. April 2, 2014

Published: April 03, 2014
Length: 59:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Zahi Shaked. Israeli tour guide צחי שקד. מורה

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com +972-54-6905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is...


Jericho

Published: October 25, 2011
Length: 35:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Douriet

Visiting the oldest city of the world.


Jericho - Elisha's Spring (Ein as-Sultan) - Elisha heals the waters of Jericho (II Kings 2:18-22)

Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 50:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Zahi Shaked. Israeli tour guide צחי שקד. מורה

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com 9726905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is Zahi...


Odkryj Jerycho - Discover Jericho (PL)

Published: February 15, 2009
Length: 14:22 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: mossad1974

Odkryj Jerycho - najstarsze miasto na świecie. Discover Jericho - the oldest city in the world.


Hishams Palace in Jericho, Palestine قصر هشام في أريحا، فلسطين

Published: March 10, 2013
Length: 00:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Luna Orikat

من أهم المواقع الأثرية الموجودة في مدينة أريحا، الأغنية المرافقة للفنان محمد ثروت والفنانة إيمان الطوخي...


MVI 3212 Jericho ride up the cable car last part

Published: January 08, 2013
Length: 26:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jos Damant

Visiting the Holy Land in September/October of 2012, we took a ride up the cable car in Jericho. Very impressive and interesting This is the video of the last part of the ride.


Peacocks in Jericho - the oldest city in the world

Published: March 20, 2015
Length: 00:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zahi Shaked. Israeli tour guide צחי שקד. מורה

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com +972-54-6905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is Zahi...


Comprehensive tour of the Monastery of the Temptation, Jericho. March 2014

Published: March 29, 2014
Length: 36:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zahi Shaked. Israeli tour guide צחי שקד. מורה

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com 9726905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is Zahi...


Jericho's view from Ancient Jericho (Tell es-Sultan), Jericho, the Palestinian Authority

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 21:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zahi Shaked. Israeli tour guide צחי שקד. מורה

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com +972-54-6905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is Zahi...


Driving in Palestine, Jericho City, West Bank Palestine - part 1

Published: February 28, 2008
Length: 41:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: João Leitão

Nomad Revelations Travel Blog → http://www.joaoleitao.com ☆ Driving in Palestine, Driving West Bank Palestine. Small video of driving around the city center of Jericho Palestine February 2008.


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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.

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.

Located at 31.8825, 35.4597 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Umayyad palaces, History of the Middle East, History of Islam

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".

Located at 31.8739, 35.4314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of the West Bank, New Testament places

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.

Located at 31.8262, 35.4324 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
West Bank, Megilot Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel

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.

Located at 31.8264, 35.4317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Israeli settlements

Wadi Qelt

Wadi Qelt or Nahal Prat is a valley or stream running west to east across the Judean desert in the West Bank, originating near Jerusalem and terminating near Jericho, near the Dead Sea. It is home to a variety of fauna including hyraxes to gazelles, to the Greek Orthodox Monastery Saint George, and to the oldest Jewish synagogue in the world and has been identified with the biblical "prat" mentioned in Jeremiah 13:5.

Located at 31.8443, 35.4143 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Biblical places, Wadi, Geography of the West Bank, Visitor attractions in the Palestinian territories

St. George's Monastery (Wadi Qelt)

St. George Orthodox Monastery, or Monastery of St. George of Koziba is a monastery located in Wadi Qelt, in the eastern West Bank. The sixth-century cliff-hanging complex, with its ancient chapel and gardens, is active and inhabited by Greek Orthodox monks. It is reached by a pedestrian bridge across the Wadi Qelt, which many imagine to be Psalm 23's Valley of the Shadow. The valley parallels the old Roman road to Jericho, the backdrop for the parable of the Good Samaritan .

Located at 31.8445, 35.4141 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Christian monasteries in the West Bank, Greek Orthodox monasteries, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century

Na'omi

Na'omi is a moshav shitufi and Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Located in the Jordan Valley three kilometres north of Hisham's Palace, it falls under the jurisdiction of Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 129. The village was established in 1982, and was initially named Na'ama due to its proximity to the Arab village of an-Nuway'imah, before being renamed after the biblical figure of Naomi.

Located at 31.9063, 35.4672 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Israeli settlements, Populated places established in 1982

Monastery of the Temptation

The Monastery of the Temptation is an Orthodox Christian monastery located in the West Bank, along a cliff overlooking the city of Jericho and the Jordan Valley. It is built upon the summit of the Mount of Temptation, rising 350 meters above sea level. It currently serves as a tourist attraction and its land is under the full jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority, but the monastery is owned and managed by the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem.

Located at 31.8746, 35.4322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1895, Greek Orthodox monasteries, Christian monasteries in the West Bank, 19th-century Christian monasteries


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Yerīhō, Erīha, Yirīḩū, ኢያሪኮ, Chericó, Arīḩā, أريحا, ܐܝܪܝܚܘ, Горад Іерыхон, Йерихон, Jeriko, Jerihon, Jericó, Иерихон, Jericho, Ιεριχώ, Jeriĥo, Jeeriko, اریحا, Jéricho, Ireachó, Xericó, יריחו, Jerikó, Yerikho, Gerico, エリコ, იერიქონი, 예리코, Iericho, Jerichas, Jērika, Jerycho, Ierihon, Јерихон, Yeriko, எரிக்கோ, Eriha, Єрихон, 杰里科