Although the access is not well indicated, the road is very bad and to get there was a little difficult, it seems a good place with incredible sights around the Monastery itself. You’d better enjoy this before trying to enter the Monastery because it may be the only good of this place. Women are not allowed inside the monastery. Even... 更多
The location of the Monastery is just amazing ! Very friendly monks, but women are not allowed to enter, have to stay outside. But they get something to drink.
Men only inside. The desert wilderness surrounding this site is beautiful and the views of the monastery are breathtaking. The inside is very monastic but very interesting as well. Also they only allow photographs on the outside balcony...none inside. The drive out there is a little scary if you stare out the window of your car, but it is worth... 更多
Our tour guide took us to see the monastery as the first part of our tour of the Bethlehem area. My wife and daughter could not enter but the area around it was beautiful. A region of desert canyons. The monks were eating when we arrived and did not open at our ringing of the bell. They later came. I... 更多
This was a very interesting Monastery in the middle of the wilderness. I must warn though that only men are allowed inside the Monastery. If you have the time, it is worth a few hours to get to the place and do the tour, but if you are a female traveler I would think twice about going all the way... 更多
From the parking lot there is a path that begins to the left of the Monastery and takes you down stairs...if your up for a lovely walk (though it can be full sun) I encourage you to take this trail. It will take you near the stream...very close to the caves (and you can connect to another path that goes... 更多
amazing g views from the outside. the history and the story of miracle that took place are interesting but as we could only view it from outside I can't give it 5 stars even though i understand that its their right to refuse women entry it still irks me.