Hisham's Palace

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Hisham's Palace/ Khirbet al- Mafjar is part of the Tentative list of Palestine in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Hisham's Palace comprises the remains of an Umayyad desert castle. The complex held a palace, a thermal bath, mosque and monumental fountain. It has mosaic floors, notably at the bath house and the floor of the audience hall.

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Full Name
Hisham's Palace/ Khirbet al- Mafjar
Country
Palestine
Added
2021
Type
Cultural
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2021 Revision

Partly successor to "Jericho Millenary City, Archaeological and Historical Urban Development (2020)", where this was one of the locations.

2021 Added to Tentative List

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