JORDAN

The kingdom of Jordan hoards ancient monuments and a spectacular desert landscape

¿WHAT TO DO IN JORDANIA?

Petra

It is a famous archaeological site located in the desert of the southwest of Jordan, it lodges tombs and temples excavated in cliffs of pink sandstone, from where it gets its nickname, the Pink City. 45 meters high with an ornate facade in Greek style.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Uadi Rum

Wadi Rum is a protected desert area located in southern Jordan. It is characterized by impressive sandstone mountains such as Ishrin and natural arches such as the stone bridge of Burda.

Numerous inscriptions and carvings adorn the caverns and canyons, like that of Jazali. The Lawrence spring takes its name from the British soldier Lawrence of Arabia.

Roman Theater of Ammane Amman

An amphitheater built in the second century, in very good condition. Originally, its forum had the capacity to accommodate 6 thousand seated people. The theater was built facing north to keep the sun out of the direct gaze of the spectators.

Today the rooms behind the side entrances house the Jordanian Museum of Popular Traditions and the Folklore Museum of Amman.

Temple of Hercules

The Temple of Hercules, also known as Great Temple of Amman, 1 is an ancient Roman temple dedicated to Hercules, which is located in the center of the citadel of Amman.

In 1961 a rock with an inscription dated between the 8th and 9th centuries BC was discovered inside the temple. C. that mentions the names of two Ammonite kings and refers to the cult of Moloch, which is believed to be carried out in that place.

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JORDANIA

PETRA

Uadi Rum

Teatro Romano de Amman

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