Mahmoud Darwish Museum


Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish was buried on this hilltop in Al Masyoun after his death in 2008, and this recently completed complex in his honour is certainly a grand tribute. The museum itself is a little underwhelming (exhibits include Darwish's final boarding pass, briefcase and desk) but the gardens and outdoor theatre with views across the city is a pleasant enough spot.

A taxi from downtown will cost 15NIS to 20NIS, but if you can find a sherut going this way, it is just 3NIS.

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