Culture and Heritage

Architecture

Palestine’s architecture is a legacy of many civilizations, cultures and religions. Palestine has been influenced by the diverse cultures that reigned over the land since prehistoric times. Palestine is staying true to its rich culture and heritage and their preservation … Continue reading →

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Cuisine

Palestinians have a cooking style of their own involved in roasting various meats, baking flat breads and cooking thick yogurt-like pastes from goat milk… Continue reading →

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Folklore

Music: While modern, popular music is widespread, traditional folk
tunes-like ala dal’ona  and zareef at toul – are still an important part of life in Palestine.

Folk tunes are often performed at big festivals, folk dances, and weddings (both during the zaffeh, when the bride is brought to the groom’s house, and the sahra, the evening
festivities that occur the night before the actual wedding)… Continue reading →

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Handicrafts

FASCINATING HANDICRAFTS GALORE

Palestineboasts a delightful variety of traditional handicrafts. Choices range from priceless  authentic antiques to exquisite modern hand-made crafts.

Palestinian handicraft designs are heavily influenced by its culture. Knowing that Palestine is the heart of the Holy  land, many handicrafts are designed as souvenirs for pilgrims and tourists visiting the holy places… Continue reading →

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People

Having had an interesting past and being a crossroad of many civilizations for  hundreds
and thousands of years ago, Palestine has turned into a mosaic of cultures. Everything from its people to its architecture reflect a colourful heritage and an amalgamated culture. To understand Palestinian culture, you must first get to know its people… Continue reading →

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Tradtional Costumes

Foreign travelers to Palestine in late 19th and early 20th centuries often commented on the rich variety of costumes among the Palestinian people, and particularly among the
fellaheen or village women… Continue reading →

  1. the website is great. lots of info. the mini video for redescover your senses is amazing.
    please add more picture to the info so people will be able to see what you are talking about. and please add a “home” botton so if one inters deep will always come back to the main homepage.

  2. Everything looks beautiful! I am really looking forward to traveling the globe when I am older, (only 18 at the time.) But this will DEFINITELY be one of my top choices to visit. I have fallen in love with the architecture and the culture just by looking at these pictures, I cant wait to see how much I’ll enjoy it in person!

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