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city in Madaba Governorate, Jordan
ancient city in Jordan
city in the Palestinian Territories and is located near the Jordan River in the West Bank
The Beit She'an Valley is an area in the Jordan Valley of northern Israel. It consists of the town of Beit She'an (also spelled Beit/Bet/Beth Shean/She'an/Shan), as well as a number of kibbutzim and other small agricultural communities.
town in Jordan
Jordanian side of the Dead Sea
fortified palaces or castles in what used to be the Umayyad province of Bilad ash-Sham
city in southern Jordan
valley in southern Jordan
Near the 1st Circle in Jabal Amman, this is an interesting area to walk around and explore, it is named after the old Rainbow Cinema which is now out of use, but the area has experienced a revival with many of the old houses being restored and put into use, in the area there are some cafes and bars including Books@cafe and Wild Jordan, both with great views, a Caribbean restaurant, an Indian restaurant, a sushi joint, and an ice cream shop. There is a hammam, and the Royal Film Commission which sometimes holds outdoor screenings on its patio and some interesting small shops. Across the street from the British Council on Rainbow St., there is the refreshing Turtle Green Tea Bar where everything is in English and you can borrow a laptop to access the internet while enjoying your snack.
A national historic site at the center of downtown Amman. Its history represents significant civilizations that stretched across continents and prospered for centuries, as one empire gave rise to the next. Settlement at the Citadel extends over 7,000 years.
In the northern portion of the Citadel, it offers a great view of Amman.
Roman period remains.
A partly-preserved Roman fountain.
Impressive new mosque, with a church opposite. Together, they give an interesting view.
Built during the reign of Antonius Pius, 138-161AD, this impressive theater could seat up to 6,000 people. Next to it are a folklore museum and a popular culture museum which the entrance fee also covers. Next to it is the Odeon theater, a smaller theater built at the same time. There are two small museums (Folklore and Popular Traditions) to the right and left as you enter.
A circular watchtower built by the Ammonite kingdom some time between 500-1000 BC.
district in Amman Governorate, Jordan
mineral used as ingredient, composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl)
human settlement in Jordan
desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan
village recorded in the New Testament as the home of the siblings Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, as well as that of Simon the Leper
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