Top 7 Places to Visit in Jordan

Discover the most amazing places around Jordan and get inspired to plan a visit to this ultimate holiday destination.

Umm Ar-Rasas

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Excavations in Umm Ar-Rasas have uncovered some of the finest Byzantine church mosaics, including a large carpet depicting Old and New Testament cities on both the east and west banks of the Jordan River.

 

Amman

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Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley.



Petra

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The giant red mountains and vast mausoleums of a departed race have nothing in common with modern civilization, and ask nothing of it except to be appreciated at their true value - as one of the greatest wonders ever wrought by Nature and Man.

 

The Dead Sea

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One of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world, the Jordanian east coast of the Dead Sea has evolved into a major hub of both religious and health & wellness tourism in the region.

 

Karak

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Whether you approach Karak from the ancient King's Highway to the east or from the Dead Sea to the west, the striking silhouette of this fortified town and castle will instantly make you understand why the fates of kings and nations were decided here for millennia.

 

Wadi Rum

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This is a stupendous, timeless place, virtually untouched by humanity and its destructive forces. Hikers can enjoy the tranquility of the boundless empty spaces and explore the canyons and water holes to discover 4000-year-old rock drawings and the many other spectacular treasures this vast wilderness holds in store.

 

Azraq & Shawmari

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Azraq is a unique wetland oasis located in the heart of the semi-arid Jordanian eastern desert. Its attractions include several natural and ancient-built pools, a seasonally flooded marshland, and a large mudflat known as Qa'a Al-Azraq.

 


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Top 7 Places to Visit in Jordan

Discover the most amazing places around Jordan and get inspired to plan a visit to this ultimate holiday destination.

Umm Ar-Rasas

Image: visitjordan.com 


Excavations in Umm Ar-Rasas have uncovered some of the finest Byzantine church mosaics, including a large carpet depicting Old and New Testament cities on both the east and west banks of the Jordan River.

 

Amman

Image: visitjordan.com


Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley.



Petra

Image: visitjordan.com


The giant red mountains and vast mausoleums of a departed race have nothing in common with modern civilization, and ask nothing of it except to be appreciated at their true value - as one of the greatest wonders ever wrought by Nature and Man.

 

The Dead Sea

Image: visitjordan.com


One of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world, the Jordanian east coast of the Dead Sea has evolved into a major hub of both religious and health & wellness tourism in the region.

 

Karak

Image: visitjordan.com


Whether you approach Karak from the ancient King's Highway to the east or from the Dead Sea to the west, the striking silhouette of this fortified town and castle will instantly make you understand why the fates of kings and nations were decided here for millennia.

 

Wadi Rum

Image: visitjordan.com


This is a stupendous, timeless place, virtually untouched by humanity and its destructive forces. Hikers can enjoy the tranquility of the boundless empty spaces and explore the canyons and water holes to discover 4000-year-old rock drawings and the many other spectacular treasures this vast wilderness holds in store.

 

Azraq & Shawmari

Image: visitjordan.com


Azraq is a unique wetland oasis located in the heart of the semi-arid Jordanian eastern desert. Its attractions include several natural and ancient-built pools, a seasonally flooded marshland, and a large mudflat known as Qa'a Al-Azraq.