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1983/2018

First/Last visit:

Number of visits:

4

Personal Rating:

65/193

UNESCO Sites visited:

5/5

Places Visited:

Amman, Aqaba, Wadi Rum, Petra, Ma'an, Shobak, Tafileh, Karak, Dead Sea, Madaba, Bethany beyond the Jordan, Salt, Umm Ar-Rasas, Azraq, Quseir Amra, Qasr Kharana, Dana

Highlights:

Amman the colossal Roman theatre, the citadel with great city views, Petra, ancient capital of the Nabataean civilization, and piece de resistance of Jordan's tourism indurstry. Al Maghtas UNESCO for biblical relics. Wadi Rum valley UNESCO, Scuba diving in Aqaba's Red Sea marine sanctuary, Mujib Nature Reserve, Madaba's Saint George Cathedral, Shobak castle. Quseir Amra with vibrant 8th century frescoes UNESCO. Umm Ar-Rasas UNESCO with marvelous mosaics depicting hunting and fishing scenes. Dana stone village, a great place to chill out.