The twin cities of Ramallah and Al Bireh are located only 16 Km north of Jerusalem. While these cities do not share in the wealth of religious shrines and sites as Jerusalem and Bethlehem, they still have so much to offer. You will find many pass-times that will make your vacation enjoyable. For one things, t gastronomy scene in these two cities is among the best in the country. There are restaurants, bars and cafes to suite any craving or taste. Also, there are many activities to choose from such as hiking, visiting parks, and even sitting in cafes to smoke an “Argela” or water pipe with some friends during the beautiful afternoon and evenings. There are many theatres, museums and cultural centers throughout the cities. Check out the Ramallah Cultrula Palace and the Al Kasaba Theatre for shows and movies. On any given night, something is happening somewhere in the area. Do check out local listing for latest updates.
There are several excellent hotels available with full facilities for the leisure or the business travelers. These two cities are home to most Palestinian Ministries, International and local Non Government Organizations, major banks and business corporations.