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Nablus City Guide




Nabulus is one of the tourist destinations of Palestine. The major tourist places of Nabulus include the mosques of Jami' an-Nasr and Jami' al-Kabir, Jacob's Well and the old Samaritan quarter. This city of Palestine is also spelled as Nablus. This city is located in the center of the city and is surrounded by valleys.

Nabulus of Palestine is the market center whereby one will come across a natural oasis that is watered by several springs. Being located in between the exotic mountains of Ebal and Grezim, this city happens to be the largest of all the towns of West Bank. There are about 30 beautiful minarets in Nabulus at Palestine. Among these minarets the most famous one is the one belonging to An-Nasir Mosque.

For sightseeing, one can also visit the Touqan Castle. This is basically an old Turkish mansion. The mansion is surrounded by beautiful sprawling garden. The exterior architectural style is worth mentioning. In the eastern side of the An-Nasir Mosque, one will come across the oldest working Turkish bath.

This city received a great setback during the earthquake of 1927. An important industry of the Nabulus in Palestine is the soap industry. Earlier, people used to earn their living from handicrafts and agricultural activities.