Hisham’s Palace

Hisham’s Palace

Hisham's Palace, Khirbat al-Mafjar, Qasr Hisham, is an important early Islamic archaeological site north of the town of Jericho. It consists of three main parts: a palace, an ornate bath complex, and an agricultural estate. Also associated with the site is a large park or agricultural enclosure which extends east of the palace. An elaborate irrigation system provided the complex with water from nearby springs.

Site Information

Country: Palestine

District: West Bank

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 8th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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