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'''Jenin''' is a 4000-year-old city populated by Palestinians. Jenin in the north [[West Bank]].
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'''Jenin''' is a 4000-year-old city now populated by Palestinians. Jenin in the north [[West Bank]].
  
 
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==Get in==

Revision as of 17:18, 2 November 2008

Jenin is a 4000-year-old city now populated by Palestinians. Jenin in the north West Bank.

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Get in

The most logical way to enter would be to fly into Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel, take a taxi or mini-bus to Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, from the Arab bus station take bus 18 to Ramallah (6.50 NIS, 1 hour), cross into Ramallah and take a shared taxi from the central bus station to Jenin (40 NIS, 1.5 to 2 hours).

Get around

Walking is a practical mode of getting around, taxis can be hired as needed.

See

Do

Buy

Be sure to take advantage of the great bargains that can be found in the many shops. This is a great place to find souvenirs!

Eat

There is plenty of Middle Eastern cuisine available; falafel, shawarma, hummus, the works. There are a couple of excellent places near the bus station where the food is instantly made.

Drink

There are many coffee vendors.

Sleep

Get out

From the central taxi station, it is easy to travel to many locations within the West Bank. At this point, it is not possible to cross from Jenin into Israel through any of the crossings in the Northern West Bank.

To Nablus, one can take a service (shared) taxi for 15 NIS or a bus for 10 NIS.

To Ramallah, there is a service taxi for 45 NIS.

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