Often regarded as Jerusalem’s most beautiful neighborhood, Ein Karem is comfortably seated at the foot of the Jerusalem Hills. Just a 15-minute drive from the city centre, you’ll find a peaceful haven surrounded by rich green forests and charming immaculate streets. Known in the Bible as the birthplace of John the Baptist, this exquisite village is home to the Church of St John the Baptist, Visitation Church, the Notre Dame de Sion convent, the Greek Orthodox St. John convent, the Al Moskovia Russian monastery and Mary’s Well. If you’re here for music, the Eden-Tamir Music Center hosts chamber concerts, piano concerts and more. If art is more your taste, a simple stroll will lead you to countless galleries and the famous twelve stained-glass windows of the Hadassah Hospital Synagogue. If you find yourself suddenly craving a fine dining experience, Ein Karem is one of the best neighborhoods in the Jerusalem culinary world, hosting a delicious variety of Moroccan, French and Italian cuisines. And once you’ve finished your meal, why not explore the night life a little and see the many bars that this memorable region has to offer.