The town of Birzeit is located at an altitude of 788 meters above sea level. The old town contains 130 houses, a third of which are two-storey, and are predominantly landscaped. Many of them have been restored by several institutions such as Riwaq and Siraj. Birzeit is characterized by coexistence and the national, cultural and human dimension, as the presence of the university added a new dimension to it, and it became a center for cultural activities. The old town contains several institutions, a museum of the Ministry of Culture, three restaurants, and the Women's Association's kitchen.