Hisham's Palace, Jericho

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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. Add Hisham's Palace to your Jericho travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Jericho trip maker app.
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  • Hisham's Palace is a must-see in the West Bank. There is a dome being constructed above the mosaic and tree of life and as of December 2019 it was still under construction so bear this in mind and...  more »
  • The site is interesting but with the mosaics area (its main interest) closed it has a only a couple of areas of architectural interest. The large circular portal or window is fascinating.  more »
  • Love it, I live 100 meters away
  • Wonderful palace of Omeyad period. Some parts are closed for restoration and will be open in 2020
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