Qasr Al-Basha is also known as Napoleon’s Fort. The Castle has a romantic legend attached to it. Local lore has it that in the 13th century when the Mamluk Sultan Zaher Baibars was still a soldier fighting the Crusaders and Mongols in Syria he came through Gaza several times.
The Roman Byzantine Cemetery
It is a hill of rough sand about 48m above sea level. It gets higher (75m) going east. There are stone cisterns covered with rooting to prevent leakage. There are also some pottery fragments and bone remnants.
The Roman Orthodox (Saint Perforius) Church
Saint Perforius was born in Salonika, Greece. He came to Gaza on 21st March 395 AD accompanied by "Deacon Murqus" who wrote the biography of this saint. The building of the church continued for a period of 5 years and it was opened on 14th April 407 AD.
Sayyed Hashem Mosque
The mosque contains the tomb of Hashem Ben Abd Manaf, the Grandfather of the Prophet Mohammed. It was built by the Memlukes and renovated by the Sultan Abdul Hamid in the year 1850 AD (1268 Hijra). Gaza was called Hashem's Gaza, after him.
Tell Umm Amer
The site of Tell Umm Amer (Khirbet Umm Al-Tutt) is located in Al-Nusairat village on the coast, east of the shore rifts and on the south bank of Wadi Gaza, 8.5 kilometres south of Gaza city.