Jordan Points of Interest and Places to Visit


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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 110 Reviews

In ancient times, the Roman town of Gerasa grew rich from iron ore as well as agricultural products which flourished in this comparatively lush temperate ...  Read more

Wadi Rum

4.5 star rating: Recommended 127 Reviews

Shuttling between archaeological sites, an inevitable component of any Jordan trip, may have you longing for those haunting, limitless expanses of desert ...  Read more


4.5 star rating: Recommended 326 Reviews

The stone city of Petra was carved into Jordan’s red rock cliffs more than 2,000 years ago. Once a Roman trading stop and stronghold of the Nabataean Arab ...  Read more

Monastery (Al-Deir)

Tucked in the hills of Petra, the Monastery (Al-Deir) is only matched in magnificence by the Treasury. Built during the first century, the structure carved ...  Read more


As visitors walk through the narrow fissure known as the Siq, a sense of mystery and anticipation builds. This canyon-like corridor, partly natural and partly ...  Read more

The Treasury (Al Khazneh)

Jordan and its well-preserved prehistoric city of Petra go hand in hand; one can’t think of the former without the latter coming to mind. The remarkable ...  Read more

Ajloun Castle

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Built atop the ruins of a monastery between 1184 and 1188, Ajloun Castle (Qala’At Ar-Rabad in Arabic) sits on Jabal Auf hill overlooking the countryside in ...  Read more

Shobak Castle

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

This ruins of this Crusader castle, formerly known as Mons Realis (Royal Mountain), date back to AD 1115 when they were built by Baldwin I of Jerusalem as a ...  Read more

Mount Nebo

4.5 star rating: Recommended 57 Reviews

Mount Nebo is 817 meters (2,680 feet) above sea level, and thus more than 1km (0.6 mi) above the neighboring Dead Sea. It is a site holy to both Christians ...  Read more

King’s Highway

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

Running north-south along the squiggling spine of the Dead Sea rift, a road trip along the King’s Highway from biblical Madaba to Petra is to journey along a ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

As Jordan’s only coastal city and a busy seaport, Aqaba makes a popular stop for cruise ships and a scenic base for exploring Petra and Wadi Rum, encircled by ...  Read more

Madaba Map

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

Located in Madaba, the 19th-century Greek Orthodox St. George Church is home to the famous Madaba Map. This sixth-century Byzantine mosaic map is believed to ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

Like a number of sites in the region, Madaba was mentioned in the Bible. It subsequently became a Roman provincial town and had its apogee under the ...  Read more

Raghadan Palace

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

In Amman’s old quarter, Raghadan Palace was the first of many Crown properties to be built in the Royal Hashemite Court compound. Designed by Lebanese ...  Read more

Roman Ampitheater

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

Dating back 18,000 years to the reign of Antoninus Pius, Amman’s restored Roman Theater is a popular visit on any trip to Jordan’s capital. Carved into the ...  Read more

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