© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Khatib House

Built for an extended family, it has three parts altogether: a peasant’s house half dug into the mountain (1860), a courtyard house (1880), and a family house (1925).

It is characterized by thick walls, traditional cross-vaulted rooms, and a horse stable. A unique piece of Arabic writing is engraved above the main exterior gate of the house. The writing translates into: "Ye Door Opener, Open the Finest of Doors".

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

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