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Phenomenal paintings. Rich experience

We were welcomed with tea and sweets, then sat and chatted with the owner of the museum. His... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Its all about the people

The old building itself is beautiful and the art is a mix of charming and quite moving. But the... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2018
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1- Dar Zahran Heritage Building: Attractive, historic building with a unique history. For 250 years, this building has been the property of the Ramallite Dar Zahran Jaghab family, serving as a family home, guest chamber, and the place of residence...more
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The Old City, Ramallah 970, Palestinian Territories
+970 2 296 3470
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed with tea and sweets, then sat and chatted with the owner of the museum. His stories are part of the museum. He was great, gracious and funny. The paintings in the basement tell the story of Palestinians since 1948, and very masterfully...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zadok83
Reviewed December 22, 2018

The old building itself is beautiful and the art is a mix of charming and quite moving. But the highlight is the host who invites all of the visitors to join him for coffee or tea and is filled with information and insights about Ramallah,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bezonian3
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

It is not easy to explain the magical vibe of Dar Zahar Heritage Building. I came here with a friend and met the owner who welcomed us with tea and candies. After having chatted a bit, he spoke about the building we were in and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 707giorgiar
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

I visited Dar Zahran Heritage abuilding when visiting Ramallah with my family. It was a wonderful experience. The guide was very welcoming. He poured us coffee and offered us sweets, and fresh fruit while sitting down and telling us about the local history of Ramallah....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit. The owner knows a lot about the history of Ramallah as well as about the current situation.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We accidentally passed the Dar Zahran Heritage Building and stayed there for 1-2 hours with the friendly, warm-welcoming owner offering us drinks and information about the place. For us it was a perfect opportunity to get to know the history and present situation of Ramallah...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JonasGer17
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Came to this lovely place after reading some of these reviews. Zahran is a very warm, gentle host who took time to explain the building and history to you. The place feels like an oasis in the middle of Ramallah. You can hear the gentle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mei L
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I have been there this afternoon, the guy who is taking care of the place is really gentle and respectable. The place is well cleaned and has a lot of things to think of. Its since almost 200 years and it shows how they used...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank obadah
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I enjoyed coming in and sitting down and sharing with Zahran and other travelers around the table. Zahran was a gracious host and served us tea/coffee as well as some figs and grapes. It was interesting to learn more about Ramallah and Palestine from him....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nosoyhelen
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited this place twice with friends and Zahran explained in detail how the house was used and how his family lived there. He has renovated the house and turned it into a small museum and gallery usually having artwork from different Palestinian artists. There...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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