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Hisham's Palace, Jericho
(4.2/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Walk among the remains of Hisham's Palace, a palace from the first half of the 8th century as you magine it in its full glory. The complex has three main parts: the palace, the bath complex, and the agricultural estate. Learn about the Umayyad period art from the palace's decorative elements, and visit the remains of two mosques. You will see many mosaics, but the most famous one is the exquisite mosaic featuring the Tree of Life in the bath complex of the audience room. Use our Jericho vacation trip planner to visit Hisham's Palace on your trip to Jericho, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I was luck to be in Jericho the same week the floor mosaic of the great bath was uncovered for maintenance. The last time it was uncovered was around 10 years ago and it is a marvel! Stunning colors a...  more »
  • The area where the Palace has been much faster than what I expected! It took a long time to read history and wander through the large Palace area! It was a guide from Palestine who showed me the Palace premises!
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  • An Islamic archeological site with amazing mosaic flooring, remains of baths and pillars. The best part is the tree of life mosaic located under a covering that protects it...the largest and most inta...  more »
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  • One of 'must see' in Palestine..... amazing place
  • Wonderful.
  • Very nice
  • Amazing history
  • In Israel? NOPE.