Mosaics are part of the Palestinian cultural heritage, most prominently in Jericho, home of some of the Middle East’s best mosaics.

At the Mosaic Center of Jericho, participants will learn about the mosaic making process from design to completion, practicing cutting techniques with ceramic and glass tiles. A team of experienced mosaic artists will help you throughout the process of making a unique mosaic of your own from Palestinian natural stone, that you will take home with you.

The tour ends with an optional guided visit to Hisham Palace, home to one of the world’s largest mosaic carpets and the famous “Tree of Life” mosaic.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Mosaic Center / Hisham Palace
DEPARTURE TIME 11:00
RETURN TIME 15:00
INCLUDED
Mosaic workshop
 Transportation to Hisham Palace (if visit included)
NOT INCLUDED
Entry fees
Tips

 

If you book this tour for less than the required minimum number of participants, your booking will be pending for other interested participants on the same date. Alternatively, you may upgrade your order to the minimum number of participants to ensure the availability and confirm the tour.

Additional information

DestinationsJericho & The Jordan Valley, Jericho City
Tour TypeArt Tour, Cultural Tours, Educational Tours, Guided Tours
Minimum Participants2
ActivityLearning, Sightseeing

From Jerusalem: Take bus 263 from the bus station in front of Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem on Sultan Suleiman Street to Bethany City Center (Al Izariya), and from there take the collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) to Jericho City Center (30 shekels | 1 hour).

From Bethlehem: Take the collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) from the Bethlehem Central Bus Station on Manger Square Street directly to Jericho City Center (25 shekels | 1 hour).

From Ramallah: Take the collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) from the Main Station in Ramallah on Al-Nahda Street directly to Jericho City Center (25 shekels | 1 hour).

From Nablus: Take t he collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) from the Nablus Central Station on Rafidia Street directly to the Ramallah Central Bus Station on Al-Nahda Street. Next, see “From Ramallah to Jericho” (40 shekels | 2 hours).

From Allenby Bridge: Take the bus to the Jericho Station called Istiraha (20 shekels), and from there a taxi to Jericho city (30 shekels).

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