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The Citadel

The Citadel

The Citadel Tours The L-shaped citadel hill, inhabited at least since the Early Bronze Age,
Petra

Petra

Before planning a holiday to Petra, come and learn a few important facts about this
Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Tour To Dead Sea Jordan’s western border runs below sea level for most of its
Baptism Site

Baptism Site

Baptism Site- Bethany Beyond the Jordan The ‘Pilgrim of Bordeaux’, in AD 333 the first
JERASH

JERASH

Jerash Tours One of the best-preserved provincial Roman towns in the world, Jerash lies about
UMM QAIS

UMM QAIS

TOURS Um Qais Tours Little is known of the earliest history of Gadara, a hilltop site
Madaba

Madaba

Madaba Tours The rambling modern face of Madaba, situated some 30 km south of ‘Amman,
Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum Tours Coming from the northern plateau, the first sight of Wadi Rum is
Al-Beidha

Al-Beidha

A short distance north of Petra lies an area of pale honey colored rock –
Dana

Dana

Dana Tours The little village of Dana perches on a shelf of the mountainside that
Faynan

Faynan

Faynan Tours One of life’s transforming discoveries- how to smelt copper – occurred in the
Karak

Karak

Karak Tours This splendid Crusader fortress – Crak des Moabites, or Le Pierre du Desert
Shobak Castle

Shobak Castle

Shobak Castle About 25km north of Petra an imposing castle crowns a cone of rock
As-Salt

As-Salt

As-Salt Tours Until the early 1920s as-Salt was the only town of any real significance
Qasr Al-Hallabat

Qasr Al-Hallabat

Qasr Al-Hallabat This considerable complex includes the qasr itself, a mosque, a large reservoir, cisterns,
Qusayr Amra

Qusayr Amra

Qusayr Amra Tours Two days after finding Qasr at-Tuba, Alois Musil saw Qusayr (little palace)
Pella

Pella

Set in a fold of the hills that overlook the Jordan Valley, Pella was perfectly
Azraq

Azraq

Azraq Tours Azraq, whose name means ‘blue’, lies 80km east of Amman in a vast
Al-Humayma

Al-Humayma

According to the Byzantine writer Uranios, the earliest town on this site was built in
Mukawir

Mukawir

Mukawir Tours The local name for this hilltop al-mishnaqa, the gallows carries resonances of its
Qasr Tuba

Qasr Tuba

Qasr Tuba Tours In1896 Alois Musil, a Czech explorer and Arabist, was cold by the
Umm al-Jimal

Umm al-Jimal

Umm al-Jimal Tours The black basalt city of Umm al-Jimal (Its name means ‘mother of
Iraq Al-Amir

Iraq Al-Amir

Iraq al-Amir Tours In the 5th century BC Nehemiah, governor of the Persian province of
Dhiban

Dhiban

Dhiban Tours All that is now visible of ancient Dibon is a partly excavated tell
Al Lahun

Al Lahun

Al Lahun Tours Dramatically located on the very edge of the northern cliff of Wadi