October 2000

Baptismal Site of Jesus, the Dead Sea, Jerash, Ma'in, Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Petra, the Roman Amphitheater and Citadel in Amman.

Baptismal Site

It is now believe that the actual baptismal site of Jesus is in Jordan and not Israel. They believe this is the actual site.

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Dead Sea

The Dead Sea. It is the lowest point on the surface of the earth at 1373 feet (420 meters) below sea level.

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Jerash, located 48 kilometers north of Amman is considered one of the largest and most well-preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world outside Italy. To…

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Ma'in has some very warm mineral hot springs that folks go to for the therapeutic benefits the springs offer.

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Madaba. City of mosaics. Just about every house has a mosaic. Madaba's chief attraction in the contemporary Greek Orthodox church of St. George, is a…

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Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo is one of the most revered holy sites of Jordan, located 10 km west of the Roman Byzantine town of Madaba, for this is where Moses is supposedly…

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Often described as the eighth wonder of the ancient world, it is without doubt Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. It is a vast,…

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Roman Amphitheater

Located in Amman, it is an imposing monument set into the side of the mountain down the hill from the Citadel and connected to it via long and deep hidden…

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The Citadel

The Citadel towers over Amman, offering some terrific views. Numerous excavations have revealed the remains of fortifications in the area from the Middle Bronze…

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