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Staying in this popular part of the State of Palestine should be an adventure, so be sure to rent a vehicle and visit a few of the other fabulous cities, towns and villages around Battir. If you've enough time, head 12 miles (19 kilometers) to get to Ramallah. Here you can check out the Ramallah Park and Ramallah Palace of Culture.
A good way to develop an understanding for a destination is by getting an understanding of its history. While in the State of Palestine, be sure to visit the area's ruins. The best places for travelers to visit when they discover a place they have never been are the spots that offer a window into the culture. Don't miss the State of Palestine's nature museums, indoor markets and history museums.
No getaway is complete without some down time. Cycling is one of the activities they do to relax in this region and bird watching is another.
World travelers know that trying popular local dishes is one of the most rewarding ways to taste a region's character. Lentils and fish are just two prized ingredients. Taboon bread (flatbread wrap) and maqluba (meat, rice and vegetables) are just two interesting options to sample. Palestine desserts such as kunafeh (sweetened cheese pastry) are also a good thing to try. To wrap up your dining experience, order tamar hindi ( tamarind juice). It is a popular drink here.
For those who plan on traveling by air, take into account that the most convenient major airport is Ben Gurion Airport, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest of Battir.
Located in Jerusalem City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Zion Square and Mamilla Mall. Mahane Yehuda Market and Garden Tomb are also within 15 minutes.
This historic boutique hotel, formerly a Pasha's Palace, is housed in a classically Ottoman building in the center of Jerusalem, one kilometer from the Old City and the Rockefeller Museum.
This family-friendly Jerusalem hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Mamilla Mall, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, and Jaffa Gate. Jerusalem Great Synagogue and Church of the Holy Sepulchre are also within 15 minutes.