Nablus, about 63 kilometers north of Jerusalem, is the second largest city in the West Bank. It is a thriving industrial and commercial center to fill archaeological sites and ruins in various stages of excavation. Visitors have been particularly fascinated with the Roman Theatre, near the city center. It has a steady stream of visitors throughout the year.Nablus is known worldwide for its fine olives, olive oil, olive oil and wood products. In the Old City, you can stroll for hours through the market. Nablus is known for tasty sweets. Knaffe sampling from a delicate combination of melted cheese, strips of grain, sugar and honey sauce is a must for any visitor to Nablus.Another important site is the well of Jacob, 2 miles east of Nablus in the village of Balata. It is the site where Jesus is said to have asked a woman Samaritian draw water from a well for him. Today Jacob's well is in a Greek Orthodox monastery is open to the public.Nablus has Samaritian a neighborhood west of the city. The Samaritans history dates back to 721 B.C.E. Samaritans follow the Torah, but differ about Judaism from northern sites Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac and Joshua's altar. Samaritans have identified sites on Mount Gerzim in the Nablus area as places for these events. Therefore, a small independent and community speaks Arabic and Hebrew Palestinian Jews.Nablus soap has been made for years of soda and olive oil. Although manufacturing methods have changed slightly over the years, done in Nablus soap is still renowned for its purity and is exported to markets across the Middle East. Several traditional soap factories in Nablus offer tours of their manufacturing process soap. The soap is made from olive oil, making it a journey. After the tour of soap can test their samples in one of the city, recently restored Turkish Baths.Palestinian Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities


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