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Welcome to the Temptation Tourist Center of Jericho.
Surrounded by history, the Center sits at the doorstep of the biblical city of Jericho. It was here that the seven priests blew their trumpets and “the walls came tumbling down.” The Elijah Spring, where the prophet Elijah miraculously sweetened the bad water, runs across from the Temptation Center. Also within close proximity are the historical sycamore tree Zechariah climbed to catch a glimpse of Jesus; King Herod’s winter palace; and the Mount of Temptation, where Jesus fasted for 40 days and 40 nights.
The Temptation Tourist Center of Jericho originated in 1979 as a small café called the Mount of Temptation Restaurant. Founded by Abu Raed and his wife, Maha, the café was a place where Jericho tourists could receive a warm welcome and be served quality homemade food.
This is obviously very popular with tour groups and very busy ! Mum and I liked that there were options and different pricing for those options. It was quite a... read more
June 11, 2019
It was rainy and cold when we went here. The staff was accommodating for us when it rained. They didn’t expect us to purchase anything at the restaurant to stay... read more
January 15, 2020
Located in the center of Jericho, the Mount of Temptation restaurant caters to tour-bus crowds. With their “captive audience,” the restaurant puts little to no effort in atmosphere, service, or... read more
September 11, 2019
The best shish kebab Ive had in about 35 years.... Really took me back to my childhood when my great grandmother would cook at special Church functions in Los Angeles.... read more
March 12, 2019
Our tour guide brought us here for lunch on the lower level of the big Jericho shopping building. Food was generally good and the "salad" dishes of different garnishes... read more
January 30, 2019
Restaurant was clean, nice clean bathrooms and waiters were friendly and kept the food coming. The food was some of the best we had during our 10 days in Israel.... read more
December 27, 2018
Our ETS tour group stopped here for lunch. The restaurant provided a nice selection of cafeteria-style food, and the staff was friendly, walking around offering freshly made bread and pizza,... read more
February 18, 2020
It was an wonderful experience to have snacks at this restaurant after visiting 10500 year old city, considered to be one of the oldest cities in the... read more
April 14, 2019