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Beit al Beiruti, a residential house built by the Lebanese Abdul Hafith Ghitani al Beiruti in the 1930s, was restored in 2013 to expand Darat al Funun's exhibition spaces. With its distinctive arches, it is a unique example in Amman of an architecture typical for the city of Beirut. Queen Zein, mother of King Hussein, Sherif Nasser bin Jamil, his uncle, and princess Nafaa his sister, lived in the house in the 1930s.

Beit al Beiruti
Darat al Funun

Founded in 1988, six historical buildings, with an archaeological site in the garden. Collection of art of the Arab world, international exhibitions, events, experimental projects, artist residencies, book publisher, etc.

Recommendations for cultural travellers: Contemporary art, art history, architecture, design, cultural heritage

Web guide, including informative photo tours with interactive maps and special presentations of venues, sites, events

Jordan Tourism BoardIn cooperation with the
Jordan Tourism Board

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