House of Abu Shaheen
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off Sharia al-Anira Feriel · interesting places nearby
House of Abu Shaheen information
The House of Abu Shaheen has a reconstructed mill on the ground floor, featuring enormous wooden beams and planks. You can actually see the gears and teeth rotate, which 200 years ago would have been pushed in an endless circle by a bored draught animal. In the courtyard, the roof of the stables is supported by granite columns with Graeco-Roman capitals. It's right next door to the House of Amasyali, entry to which is included on the same ticket.