Day 02 -Photo Album Bethlehem and Judea BETHLEHEM and JUDEA. Here, Herodium. Herodium – A remarkable palace fortress of Herod the Great and his burial site. Judean wilderness taken from Herodium, on our way to Bethlehem. Manger church in Bethlehem. Caves below the church have shrines to Jesus’ birthplace and supposed location of the manger.