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Beautifully-kept, inferesting museum

Blown away by the level of detail of the museum, and Arafat's tomb is well kept and eye catching. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Flow E
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Dublin, Ireland
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Well worth seeing

Great museum that charts history of Arafat and the Palestinian struggle.Easy to get to in Ramallah... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blown away by the level of detail of the museum, and Arafat's tomb is well kept and eye catching. A must see if you are in Palestine.

Thank Flow E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum that charts history of Arafat and the Palestinian struggle.Easy to get to in Ramallah. Not crowded.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short walk out of bustling Rahmalla's center stands this beautiful architecture where after visiting the tomb of Arafat you can visit the fantastic museum that will bring you trough 40 years of history of middle east and beyond and bring memories of news...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited many memorials to deceased national and revolutionary leaders in several countries. As these kind of memorials go, this is better than most. The Middle East has its share of memorials to revolutionary leaders who were revered by their own people and hated...More

Thank SanDiegoGuy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is true ... Arafat's tomb is just a stone structure ... But the burial of the last resting place for a man who symbolizes a nation and its people, located in Ramallah in Al-Muqata’a alongside Palestinian officials, and designed by the creator Palestinain architect...More

Thank ImadHodali
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to ramallah to go sightseeing and was told that arafat was a national hero for the Arabs. As i was by his grave, I checked my phone on Wikipedia and it said that Arafat was responsible for the deaths of thousands of Israeli...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The tomb is just a tomb, it isn't anything special. For the real gem, head behind the tomb to the museum, which is a top-notch stop. Click the link below to read more about that. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g667136-d12903398-Reviews-Yasser_Arafat_Museum-Ramallah_Binyamin_Region_West_Bank.html

Thank Talal J
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The tomb is the supposed place of Arafat’s burial. The remnants were taken for tests , I do not know if they have even been put back. Nevertheless it is a room with a big tombstone with Quranic verses and guards standing. Behind this building...More

Thank LamaObeid
Reviewed 29 July 2018

If you come so far....you need to come and stay to thing about the personality of Arafat... it is better to have a guide to explain you the history and the meaning of the construction of the tomb There is no issue if you are...More

Thank scaramous
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The tomb itself is an impressive place to visit - you immediately sense that you are in a very important location for the Palestinian people. It is also right in front of the Yasser Arafat museum, which is the best museum on Palestinian history since...More

Thank Joséphine M
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