Dar Zahran Heritage Building, Ramallah
(4.9/5 based on 140 reviews on the web)
Acquaint yourself with local history at Dar Zahran Heritage Building, which covers centuries' worth of Arab Christian ancestry. Before Ramallah grew into a thriving city, this stately home was the permanent residence of the village's leader or mukhtar, and has remained in the family for the last 250 years. Enter through a colorful courtyard of plants, where one of the Dar Zahran Jaghab descendants will welcome you in to tour the property. Wander through the art gallery and photo exhibit, documenting the lives, fashion, and landscape of Ramallah from 1850 to 1979. A souvenir shop offers a wide selection of Fair Trade authentic Palestinian goods and foods. Take a look at our Ramallah vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Dar Zahran Heritage Building and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It was very interesting to see a home of a Ramallah family from over 200 years ago. The paintings around the building are wonderful. I recommend taking a look at the handmade trinkets and artwork of s...  more »
  • Dar Zahran deserves a visit if you're in Ramallah. I often stop by to see what's new and always take visitors there. There are several items for purchase - such as local art, jewelry and other crafts....  more »
  • in the heart of the old city of ramallah this beautifully restored family home of two centuries is a testimony to the living history of the Palestinian people and their indigenous footprint on their l...  more »
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  • Great cultural house with a very nice owner.
  • Extremely friendly owner. A very beautiful place. Lots of history and souvenirs.
  • The owner of the place gives you a great tour in three old houses merged together to showcase the history and struggle of the people who used to live there. It dossent forget the modern culture and the times in between.
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