Video: New project to preserve the iconic Solomon Pools site in Bethlehem

The Solomon Pools preservation and Development Center on Tuesday launched a project to preserve the historic site of Solomon Pools in Bethlehem, through a $750,000 scholarship by the U.S. State Department’s Ambassador Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

The project will repair and protect canals and establish designated walking paths to protect the surrounding archaeological elements and allow visitors to tour the site without risk of damage, preserving the site in order to attract tourists to it, being an essential cultural and historic icon in Palestine, especially that it will

General Manager of the Bethlehem Convention Palace, George Bassous, stressed that this project delivers the message of the importance of preserving history and seeking to develop tourism and culture, while preserving the Palestinian land from ongoing threats by the occupation.
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