There are 2 monasteries in Palestine Territories: Mar Saba and Mar Jasis (St. George).
Let's talk about Mar Saba first.
Mar Saba monastery open for men only. There 2 ways to get there. I was cofused, because one of them 4WD and google doesn't make a road there. However we use another GPS mavigator, the road was through Palestine autority. It is good quality and you can park just next the monastery. You can get to another side (with 4WD road by foot), there is great view. I can't see 4WD road on google map. We took the road from Udediya, and the road is sealed.
Be careful there, there are many "tour guids", they just stick to you and ask for money.
Another monastery is Mar Jaris. The road is sealed, women are allowed to get in, but it opens till 1pm. There are about 10-15 minutes walk from parking to the monastery. You will be offered a donkey, but the walk is easy.
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