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Arafat's Tomb, Ramallah
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Visit Arafat's Tomb to learn about the hardships of recent history. Believing this is a temporary resting site for their leader, a symbolic rail track was put under the grave since Arafat asked to be buried in Jerusalem. Surrounded by water on three sides, the mausoleum is a modern piece of art in itself constructed from stone and glass with a symbolic surface of 11 m by 11 m (120 sq ft) that marks the date of his death. As Yasser Arafat was a well-respected and admired man, smiling or laughing during the visit is considered inappropriate. Make Arafat's Tomb a part of your Ramallah vacation plans using our Ramallah vacation trip planner.
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  • It is a "must" to visit Arafat's Tomb in Ramallah. I felt solemn and beautiful. In addition, a museum will open shortly.
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  • Went into the mosque along with the Palestinians. Got dispensed "Capes" so that we were properly covered. We were well received. A relaxed atmosphere. People let themselves down and asked where they wanted, other walked around and looked. An employee guided us around. Is recommended
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  • This place tells a lot about one of the most controversial Palestinian leaders, whose death is still subject to a plethora of conspiracy theories and whose life was full of ups and downs. Ramallah its...  more »