The EU project “Palestine: Tales of Hospitality” ensures a welcome and assistance to the visitors of the Palestinian villages before, during, and after their voyage, through the central headquarter in Birzeit (Ramallah) and the presence of local guides in each village.

Palestine: Tales of Hospitality is targeting nine towns in rural Palestine divided into three clusters - Burqin, Arraba and Sanur in Jenin; West Bani Zeid, Aboud and Deir Ammar in Ramallah; and Deir Dibwan, Mukhmas and Jaba’ in Jerusalem.

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The central assistance is operated through Rozana Association for Architectural Heritage and Rural Development

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Ramallah Cluster

Aboud, Deir Ammar, and Bani Zeid

In the governorate of Ramallah and al-Bireh, there is a group of prestigious villages notable for their different vocations. They shed light on Palestinian reality and illustrate its great potentiality.

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  • Aboud

    An ancient, picturesque village, distant 22 km from Ramallah and 30 from Jerusalem, with 2.500 inhabitants: half Islamic and half Christian (Orthodox and Catholic).

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  • Deir Ammar

    A town with almost 3.000 people, located 17 km northwest of Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate.

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  • West Bani Zeid

    A Municipality with 6.000 inhabitants, located 27 km north-west of Ramallah created in 1966 joining the administration of two villages: Deir Ghassaneh and Beit Rima.

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Jerusalem Cluster

Jaba’, Mukhmas, and Deir Dibwan

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  • Jaba’

    A Palestinian town located 10 km northeast of Jerusalem in the central West Bank with a population of 3.000. It has not to be confused with the homonymous village in the south of Jenin.

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  • Mukhmas

    A Palestinian town with a population of 2.500, located 11 km northeast of Jerusalem and adjacent to Jaba’ and Deir Dibwan in the central West Bank.

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  • Deir Dibwan

    a village of 6.000 people, located 6.4 km east of Ramallah and 21 km north of Jerusalem. Beyond the residents, there are as many people born in the village and migrated abroad.

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Jenin Cluster

Berqin, Arraba, and Sanour 

On the north of West Bank, the Cluster of Local Culture of Jenin and Nablus, the villages of Arraba, Burqin and Sanur distinguish themselves for their vivid history, noticeable urban architecture and experiential, gastronomic and naturalistic interests.

Get To Know Jenin Cluster
  • Berqin

    A town of 7.000 inhabitants, located on a hill, a real lookout over the olive groves and the fields of the Arraba plain.

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  • Arraba

    One of the nicest Palestinian villages, dating back to the Canaanite period (2nd millennium BC) and preserves an archaeological site (Tal Dothan) of that period.

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  • Sanour 

    A town of more than 5.000 inhabitants, located 26 km southwest of Jenin, on a hill, a real lookout over the olive groves and the fields of the Arraba plain.

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