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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.

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  •   A pretty large restaurant clearly geared towards tour groups. Nice decor, plenty of food for our lunch buffet which was generally pretty tasty. Owner was very pretty friendly... read more

    ECWorld
    8/11/2019
  •   Huge portions. Best lamb kabob.Good service inspite of large bus group.Gifts, and even camel rides.Clean bathroom.friendly staff.

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    12/01/2018
  •   I see there are great reviews for Mount of Temptation Restaurant, and I am wondering what I missed. It was a mediocre buffet and since we were the only... read more

    avatar thumb TravelerTP
    4/27/2019
  •   Our day tour brought us here and we were welcomed warmly. The lunch was a buffet of delicious foods, For 50 shekels we could eat all the vegetables and for... read more

    avatar thumb mariannah378
    8/29/2018
  •   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

    mgs2702
    6/11/2019
  •   After a cable-car ride to the top, some very good food with an outstanding view! Great service as well.

    William W
    7/02/2019
  •   I think the title says it all. Grab a tray, load your plate with cold Middle Eastern foodstuffs (piece of chicken - just warm - is extra, pricewise). ... read more

    avatar thumb Sandy S
    10/22/2018
  •   Brought here by our tour guide our bus was virtually a captive audience. Plenty of food but average quality and variety but at 49ILS for a salad and small bowl... read more

    Nonapama
    11/18/2019
  •   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

    avatar thumb KimMcbeach
    3/12/2019
  •   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

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    4/14/2019

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