Photos From Jordan

  • Umayyad Mosque

    The Citadel, which towers above the city from Jabal Al-Qala'a, is the site of ancient Rabbath-Ammon, and excavations here have uncovered Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic remains, including an Umayyad mosque.

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  • The Monastery, Petra

    High above, overlooking the valley, is the impressive Ad-Deir Monastery – a flight of 800 rock cut steps takes you there from the main site of Petra.

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  • The Treasury, Petra

    Petra, the world wonder, is without a doubt Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. It is a vast, unique city, carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans.

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  • King Abdullah Mosque

    Opened in 1989, the King Abdullah Mosque is capped by a magnificent blue mosaic dome beneath which 3,000 Muslims may offer prayer.

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  • Hadrian's Gate, Jerash

    Conquered by General Pompey in 63 BC, Jerash came under Roman rule and was one of the ten great Roman cities of the Decapolis League.

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  • A Rome away from Rome

    The impressive columns at the 'Oval Plaza'.

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  • Jerash

    The ancient city of Jerash boasts an unbroken chain of human occupation dating back more than 6,500 years.

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  • Dead Sea Panorama

    The leading attraction at the Dead Sea is the warm, soothing, super salty water itself – some ten times saltier than sea water.

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  • The Dead Sea

    The Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. The lowest point on the face of the earth, this vast stretch of water receives a number of incoming rivers, including the River Jordan.

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  • Dana

    Dana Biosphere Reserve is the largest nature reserve in Jordan, covering over 300 square kilometers and all four different bio-geographical zones of the Kingdom.

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  • Aqaba Hotels

    Aqaba offers a wide range of accommodation, including excellent five, four and three star hotels some of which are well equipped with all facilities necessary for meetings and conferences.

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  • Aqaba

    The flora and fauna of The Red Sea is among the most spectacular in the World.

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  • Amman

    The city of Amman is built on a series of hills affording it's residents spectacular vistas at every turn.

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  • Ajlun Castle

    Ajlun Castle (Qal'at Ar-Rabad) was built by one of Saladin's generals in 1184 AD to control the iron mines of Ajlun, and to deter the Franks from invading.

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Things to know before you go:

  • 1.Amman and the surrounding cities are relatively small, and most places of interest - hotels and restaurants - are well-known. Street addresses are rarely used - mail is delivered only to post office boxes located at neighbourhood post office centres, while only the larger street names are commonly known.  read more →
  • 2.When giving directions, therefore, people will usually tell you the area or a nearby landmark (a large hotel, ministry building or supermarket, for example) and specific instructions from there. This works more efficiently than it sounds. read more →
  • 3.Amman is built on seven hills, or "jabals". Many jabals once had a traffic circle (roundabout) at their peak and, although most of the circles have now been replaced by traffic lights, the junctions are still known as 1st Circle, 2nd Circle... 8th Circle.  read more →
  • 4.One final word...If you're having trouble finding your way, don't hesitate to ask a passerby, as most people will be delighted to help. read more →