10 Must-See Destinations in Jordan
Most visitors to Jordan are likely to arrive in Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport.
Jerash is the second-most popular tourist attraction in Jordan, closely behind the ruins of Petra.
Dead Sea mud possesses minerals that reportedly have medicinal benefits. Visitors to the Dead Sea take advantage of the skin-friendly by rubbing the black mud all over their bodies.
06Castles of Jordan
07Madaba and Mount Nebo
Just northwest of Madaba is Mount Nebo, the biblical location where God revealed the Promised Land to Moses before died. An ancient church and other pilgrimage ruins available for exploration. If the weather is clear, the peak offers great panoramic views of the Jordan River Valley and the Dead Sea.
There are a number of churches located closer to the Jordan River bank. The Greek Orthodox Church of John the Baptist is open to guests and contains some striking murals within. Visitors can also go down to the water of the Jordan River, despite it being fairly underwhelming.
09Pella and Umm Qais
Further down the coast is Tala Bay, a new resort area designed as a luxury seaside destination.