Jordan is a country located in the Middle East, bordering Syria, Lebanon and Iraq. It’s a beautiful and diverse country, with a rich history and culture. The capital city of Amman, and most of the country, is situated in the north of the country. The southern part of the country is dominated by the Dead Sea, which is known for its natural beauty, hot springs, mineral wealth and tourism.
There are many other places to visit in Jordan. Here are a few of our favorite spots:
1. Petra is one of the most popular places to visit in Jordan, and it’s easy to see why. The ancient Nabatean city of Petra was founded in 312 BC, and is situated on the edge of the Red Sea. The ancient city of Petra is made up of several different buildings, including the Treasury, the Royal Tombs, the Treasury Annex and the Monastery. Many people visit Petra because of the breathtaking views and the architecture. It is also famous for its rock-carved fountains and temples, which were carved out of solid rock. You can also visit the Treasury, where you will find some of the best preserved ruins in the world. The Treasury of King Nebuchadnezzar contains beautiful wall paintings and statues from the Neo-Assyrian period.
2. Jerash is a beautiful Roman city located about an hour outside Amman.
At the beginning of the Christian era, it was the capital of the Roman province of Arabia. The city is now home to a large number of Roman ruins. The Ancient City was home to many temples, including the Temple of Bacchus, the Temple of Diana, the Theatre, the Basilica, the Basilica and the Temple of Alexander. The ruins of the Ancient City are easy to access and provide great views of the surrounding area. You can also just wander around the ancient streets and take it all in.
3. Wadi Rum is a magical place in Jordan, carved over thousands of years by wind and rain. This desert is rich in nature and history, and is a beautiful place to explore. The landscape is full of hills and caves, and if you’re lucky, you might even spot one of the many wild animals that call the desert home. The location has been home to Bedouin tribes since 8000 BC, and today it is a major tourist attraction.
4. The Roman Ruins of Jerash. Jerash is another beautiful Roman city in Jordan, located about an hour outside Amman. The Ancient City was founded in 72 AD, and is made up of many of the ruins of the Roman city of Apamea.
The Ancient City was declared a Roman Catholic titular see in
5. Karak is known for its beautiful landscape, ancient cities and wildlife. The ancient Nabatean city of Karak is situated on the edge of the desert, and is one of the oldest cities in the Middle East. Today, it’s a popular tourist destination that is rich in history and culture. The Nabateans were known as brilliant artisans, and their legacy can be seen today in the many archaeological sites that are located throughout the city. The city has many historic buildings from the Roman, Byzantine and Islamic periods, including the Citadel of Karak, the Great Mosque of Karak, the Old Church of St. George and the Mausoleum of Makedonius.
6. Salt, the Dead Sea The salt lake is the lowest point on earth, located at a depth of 400 meters in the middle of the Dead Sea, the salt makes the water extremely dense and sink into the earth, becoming minerals and silica, which make the water healthy and gives the water its characteristic smell. It is the salt that makes the Dead Sea so special and unique.
7. The Jordan River. Jordan is known as the “River of the Two Borders”. The name itself sounds beautiful, and it’s a great place to explore. The river flows through the country from east to west, and there are many ancient sites along the banks of the river. The river has natural springs, and the flow of water is affected by the rains and the snow melting in the mountains. The river water is very salty, and the shores are covered in salt.
8. The Nabatean Temples. The Nabateans were a group of people that lived in the desert, and they were known for their beautiful architecture. Many of the temples that have been discovered are in Jordan, and they can be seen in the pictures of this video.