Al Yarmouk St. Madaba 17110, Jordan

RELIGIOUS PLACES


MOUNT NEBO

  • Mount Nebo
  • Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo is a 1,000 meter (3,300 feet) high mountain located 10 km northwest of Madaba, Jordan. It is believed that this is the mountain from which Moses saw the Promised Land before he died. [read more]

BAPTISM SITE

  • Baptism Site
  • Baptism Site

Situated on the eastern bank of the River Jordan, nine kilometres north of the Dead Sea, the archaeological site consists of two distinct areas: Tell Al-Kharrar, also known as Jabal Mar-Elias (Elijah’s Hill) and the area of the churches of Saint John the Baptist near the river. [read more]

ST. GEORGES CHURCH

  • St Gerogers Church
  • St Gerogers Church

St. George's Church is located in Madaba. Madaba is best known for its superb, historically significant Byzantine era mosaics. Madaba’s most famous site is the Mosaic map in the 19th century Greek Orthodox St George’s Church. [read more]



ANCIENT PLACES


PETRA

  • Petra
  • Petra

Petra is considered the most famous and gorgeous site in Jordan located about 262 km south of Amman and 133 km north of Aqaba. It is the legacy of the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2000 years ago. [read more]

JERASH

  • Jerash
  • Jerash

Jerash is the capital of Jerash Governorate which is situated in the north of Jordan, 30 miles south of the capital Amman.

The total population of the Governorate including the city of Jerash and the nearby villages exceeds 120,000 people.[read more]

AJLUN

  • Ajlun
  • Ajlun

Ajloun is located 73 km north of Amman, and a short journey northwest from Jerash, through a beautiful pine-forest and olive groves, brings you to the town of Ajloun.

The castle was conceded in the 13th century to Salah al-Din Yousef Ibn Ayoub, ruler of Aleppo and Damascus, who restored the northeastern tower.[read more]



ADVENTURE / ENTERTAINMENT


DEAD SEA

  • Dead Sea
  • Dead Sea

Without doubt, the world’s most amazing place, the Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400 meters (1,312 ft.) below sea level. [read more]

AQABA

  • Aqaba
  • Aqaba

Aqaba is a coastal town with a population of 70,000 (2000 est. pop.) and 2% of Jordan's population in the far south of Jordan. It is the capital of Aqaba Governorate. Aqaba is strategically important to Jordan as it is the country's only seaport.[read more]

WADI RUM

  • Wadi Rum
  • Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock in southwest Jordan. It is the largest wadi in Jordan. The name Rum most likely comes from an Aramaic root meaning 'high' or 'elevated'. [read more]