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6 Things you have to see in Amman Citadel

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6 Things you have to see in Amman Citadel 1-Temple of Hercules The most imposing structure ( 31 meter long, 36 meter wide), it is surrounded by very huge columns (thirty three foot tall) which rebuilt several times at iron ages, elbow and hand (fracture fingers) of a colossal ancient Roman statue found were believed to have belonged to Hercules but no one actually knows. 2-The Palace. You should visit the Palace that sits at the top of the citadel. It is in ruins now but you can see what is left of it. 3-The Flag From the citadel you can see the tallest flag in the world. 4-The Byzantine Church was built in the 5th-6th centuries A.D. which was destroyed by earthquake it has a...

4 Things you have to see in Madaba

4 Things you have to see in Madaba 1- Mosiac map was found on the floor of the old church. The drawings on the mosaic are stunningly made that show Holy Land, villages and towns in Jordan, Palestine and north of the Delta in Egypt. This artistic piece is still preserved and opens for the public and it is considered one of the oldest geographical maps that represent the Holy Land. The most astonishing scene is that the representation of the old town of Jerusalem in the center of the map. 2-When you arrive to the city Madaba, and once you enter the visitor’ center, which is the old heritage houses. Houses where the old Madaba citizens built around 200 years ago which represents the...

5 things to see in Ajloun castle

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5 things to see in Ajloun castle The castle has a square geometrical shape, each corner crowned with a two-floor tower. 1-The two towers of the right of present Grand Entrance were added after the “Battle of Hattin”, as well as the trench that was trenched as a line of defense to protect the castle. 2-The trench is 15 meters deep and 16 meters wide. 3-The castle also contains the bridge, a moving bridge they used to open it when they were at peace and close it when at war. 4-The main water- tank is located to the left of the Grand Entrance, five more water tanks are built inside the castle, that hold a huge variety of internal structures lobbies, halls and lounges. Wandering...

4 tips on visiting Petra

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4 tips on visiting Petra 1-To have a perfect trip to Petra, you should consider the following tips; it’s best to arrive early in the morning or potentially visit later on in the day to enjoy a breezy weather. Late in the morning, early in the afternoon is literally the worst time to be there, not only for the crowds, but also due to the hot weather, with the sun shining high in the sky. 2-It’s a really smart idea to bring lots of water, pack some sunscreen and if you get really tired you can always ride donkey, camel or horse. There is a variety of transportation options available. 3-If you are passionate for adventures, you don’t want to miss the tombs, to reach those...

Petra city of mysteries

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Petra city of mysteries Petra is recognized officially as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. There are more than 800 registered sites in Petra to be visited, including around 500 tombs, making Petra city of mysteries the famous world known attraction. The best and most famous sites were listed in this article.   Petra's oldest tombs date back to the 3rd century BC. The tomb sizes vary in size and design, and the difference depends on the deceased's social status and financial resources. There are simple designed tombs, and there are also Royal Tombs. An overview of Petra: Entering from the main gate in Wadi Musa, you will walk to the entrance of the very narrow passage known as the Siq for about 15 minutes at...

All About Petra

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All you need to know: All About Petra Learn all about Petra before visiting. Petra, the enchanting lost city of stone located in Jordan. Petra is one of the world's new wonders, a must see in every visit to Jordan. Around 6,000 tourist visits Petra daily. Petra means "rock" in Greek language, reflecting it being literally carved out of sandstone desert cliffs. Petra is a 4 hour drive from Amman , and a 1.5 hour drive from Aqaba Airport if you travel through Aqaba. The most reliable way to reach Petra is to hire a private car. Check out our tours to and from Petra our Petra packages. An overview of Petra: Entering from the main gate in Wadi Musa, you will walk to the entrance of the very...

How long did it take to build Petra

How long did it take to build Petra To learn more about how long did it take to build Petra in Jordan, the below facts might be useful to provide an overview of the history which occurred in Petra area. Who Built Petra in Jordan The area surrounding Petra and the wadis were inhabited by Neolithic villages since around 7000 BC. In the Iron age, the area of Petra was inhabited by the Edomites, and their capital Sela, was based on top of Umm al-Biyara. Sela is mentioned in the Bible. After that, the Nabataeans settled in the area around the 6th century BC. The Nabataeans were known for their organized trades in which over 500 years they used their wealth to built the famous...

What is Petra Famous for

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Visiting Petra Petra, the famous lost rose city and the world new wonder, is a must see in every trip planned to Jordan. Around 6,000 tourist visits Petra daily. Petra, located South of Jordan, is a 4 hour drive from Amman , and the best way to get there is to hire a taxi. If you travel through Aqaba airport, it is a 1.5 hour drive from Aqaba to Petra. Continue reading to know what is Petra famous for. Take a look at our tours to and from Petra our Petra packages. What is Petra famous for: Your trip to Petra should be planned and it is recommended that you learn about what is Petra famous for before you start your journey. Entering from the main gate in Wadi Musa,...

Who Built Petra in Jordan

How long did it take to build Petra
Who Built Petra in Jordan The area surrounding Petra and the wadis were inhabited by Neolithic villages since around 7000 BC. In the Iron age, the area of Petra was inhabited by the Edomites, and their capital Sela, was based on top of Umm al-Biyara. Sela is mentioned in the Bible. After that, the Nabataeans settled in the area around the 6th century BC. The Nabataeans were known for their organized trades in which over 500 years they used their wealth to built the famous Petra. The Nabataeans created their own script writing, they built dams and water channels to protect the city. To learn more about who built Petra in Jordan, it is important to understand what the Nabataeans faced during that era. Under...

Jordan Petra Tours

How Far is Petra from Amman
Jordan Petra Tours Petra is located to the South of the capital Amman, only a 4 hour drive from Amman and you will reach the enchanting touristic attraction. If you travel through Aqaba airport, it is a 1.5 hour drive from Aqaba to Petra. Jordan Petra tours are widely available, make sure to plan well ahead and designate enough time for your visit to Petra in order to not miss out on any hidden treasure. We have several options for tours to Petra which you can view by visiting this link our Petra packages. Wherever Petra fits in your schedule, we can help you make it the best experience. Available options include: Petra to Wadi Rum Petra to Aqaba Petra to Amman through desert highway We can also...
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