The River Jordan

The River Jordan is located towards the west of Jordan. It’s a 251 km long river flowing into the Dead Sea. The Jordan River water is the second largest water resource for Israel. The river has been mentioned in the Gospel, in spiritual music, in folk tales, poetry and in many other literary works. The…

Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo is an 817m high mountain ridge located 10km NW of Madaba in Jordan. It is one of the most revered holy sites of Jordan as Moses was buried here. According to the Holy Scriptures, Moses spends his last days here viewing the Promised Land of Canaan. In 2000, Late Pope John Paul II…

Madaba Arts And Handicraft Center

Madaba is one of the most relaxed, tolerant and safe cities in Jordan. Madaba Arts And Handicraft Center is a huge souvenir shop in Madaba on the road to Mt.Nebo. This center trains and employs locals who create intricate designs to adorn everything from small coasters to outdoor tables and wall decorations. Regional artifacts like…

Church of the Map

The Greek Orthodox Church of St George(The Church of the Map) located in Madaba, the capital city of Madaba Governorate of Jordan, is a historically significant site as there is the presence of the Madaba Mosaic Map.  The Madaba Mosaic Map is part of the mosaic flooring and is of the Middle East during the…

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Visiting places in Jordan was a unique experience that gave me nonstop trills. Jordan is a land of mesmerizing beauty located on the East Bank of the Jordan River. This country has so much to offer for a traveler. Jordan is unveiled as an extraordinary and antique world of natural treasures and religious harmony. In…