Comfortably nestled in the hills on the outskirts of Nablus, Deir Sharaf emits a simple beauty through its historic streets and homes. The enormous blue dome on the central mosque stands out spectacularly against the backdrop of classic Arabic architecture. Deir Sharaf retains its Old Town feel, as there is very little in the way of modern building. Located just 9km northwest of Nablus, it is close to everything the bustling city has to offer. There are still several shops in the centre of Deir Sharaf, keeping residents topped up with the basics.
Population: 2,833 (2007)