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Interesting, beautiful gallery. Excellent captions.

A beautiful, interesting gallery to understand the history of a people, a civilitazion, a way of... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
francomax
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Pavia, Italy
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Widar Kawar’s collection of traditional Palestinian and Jordanian textiles and clothing is... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Barbara S
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Decatur, Georgia
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TIRAZ is a non-profit organization that aims to preserve and promote the rich and diverse Arab heritage & living traditions by creating uniquely themed exhibitions. It is home to the largest existing collection of Jordanian, Palestinian and other...more
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

A beautiful, interesting gallery to understand the history of a people, a civilitazion, a way of life. A quiet place . Very clear captions. Entrance fees: 2 JOD

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Widar Kawar’s collection of traditional Palestinian and Jordanian textiles and clothing is comprehensive and preserves an important part of the region’s cultural heritage. There are so many interesting items one can easily spend several hours studying the information and marveling at the beauty on display...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Please give clear details of when you ARE open. I called today at 11am. Locked, bolted and barred. It says ring the bell but could' t get to it. Phoned from outside and could hear the phone ringing inside. Please use your website to notify...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I visited TIRAZ on several occasions. the First one was to have a look at the history of Arab Dress specially Palestinian and Jordanian traditional dress. It was amazing. The lay out was excellent and the information on each piece was so clear and served...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Taroub A
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Probably one of the most studied collections of traditional clothes, textiles and jewellery, Widad Kawar’s collection boasts to be one of the great gems of Jordan and the region at large. Widad, assisted by various scholars, backed by her own family, has produced a number...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

I am glad to see that madam widad qawar rich collection find so beautiful place to be available for public eyes. Thanks mrs. Qawar and all participated...

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Aniamman
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is not only one of the most beautifully organized museums in Jordan, it also has some of the most fascinating exhibits. The gorgeous embroidered dresses on display are one of the things that make the levant so special and unique but they are really...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Kris P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I imagined a dusty and dark museum, but Tiraz is modern, light and extremely interesting plus the staff gladly answer all kinds of questions. It is really interesting to see how dresses have changed from region to region, and the colors are an eye-opener. When...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Anne218619
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Widad's museum takes you on a fun trip to the past with its simple display and amplitude of exhibit items. Her collection is fascinating, she has items from ancient history which we never knew existed. if you are into jewelry, museums and history, pay this...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank reemski89
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Widad is the unsung hero of folklore and traditional clothings. Now her fantastic collection the biggest in the region is housed in the manner it was always supposed to be. Tiraz is an amazing place where you can also learn traditional regional needlework, they have...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank SXTZ
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