Abu Ghosh

Abu Ghosh

The Arab village, important to believers because the Ark with the tablets of the covenant and the Ten Commandments stood here.
The city made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest hummus dish in the world.

It is interesting that in and around the village many artifacts of different times were found, ranging from the Neolithic. Monuments from the Second Temple period, Byzantine mosaics and others.

In addition to the Benedictine Abbey, which has long been photocopied, Abu Ghosh is home to the convent of Our Lady of the Ark of the Covenant.