Jordan – North and Central (Amman, Irbid)

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 World Heritage Sites
  • Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan" (Al-Maghtas)
  • Quseir Amra
  • Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a)
 Tentative WHS
  • Abila City (Modern Qweilbeh) (18/06/2001)
  • Al Qastal (Settlement) (18/06/2001)
  • Arab Eclecticism - Foundation and evolution of an Architectural School in the city of As-Salt (1860-1925) (02/04/2015)
  • Azraq (11/05/2007)
  • Gadara (Modern Um Qeis or Qays) (18/06/2001)
  • Jerash Archaeological City (Ancient Meeting Place of East and West) (13/01/2004)
  • Pella (Modern Tabaqat Fahil) (18/06/2001)
  • Qasr Al-Mushatta (18/06/2001)
  • The Jordanian ḥarrah
  • Um el-Jimal (City) (18/06/2001)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Dead Sea
  • Qasr Kharana
  • Roman Theatre, Amman
  • St George’s Church and Mosaic Map, Madaba
 World Capitals
  • Amman
 Borders
  • Iraq-Jordan
  • Israel-Jordan
  • Jordan-Palestine (West Bank)
  • Jordan-Saudi Arabia
  • Jordan-Syria
 XL
  • Extreme northwest (Umm Qays)
  • Jordan east desert (to Iraq)
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Amman/Zarqa/Russeifa
  • Irbid
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Shatana
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Amman/Zarqa/Russeifa
  • Irbid
 Airports
  • Amman - Queen Alia (AMM)
 Museums
  • Amman: Jordan Archaeological Museum
  • Amman: Jordan Folklore Museum
  • Amman: Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts
  • Amman: Martyrs' Memorial and Museum
  • Amman: The Jordan Museum
  • Amman: Widad Kawar home for Arab dress
  • Sweimah: Dead Sea Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Ajloun: Ajloun Fort
  • Amman: Qasr Kharana
  • Amman: Raghadan Palace
  • Amman: Ummayad Palace
  • Azraq: Qasr al-Azraq
 Religious Temples
  • Amman: Abu Darwish Mosque
  • Amman: King Abdullah I Mosque
  • Amman: King Hussein Mosque
  • Amman: Naji Al-Hamshari Mosque
  • Madaba: Church of St John the Baptist
  • Mt Nebo: Moses Memorial Mosque
 Modern Architecture Buildings
  • Amman Rotana Hotel
 World of Nature
  • Azraq Wetlands Reserve
  • Zayy
 Festivals
  • Jerash Festival of Culture and Arts
  • Jordanian Theatre Festival
 Experiences
  • Taste Mansaf
 Malls/Department Stores
  • Amman: City Mall
 Markets
  • Amman: Souk el-Joumea (Friday Market)
  • Amman: Souk el-Khodra
 Vehicle Museums
  • Amman: Royal Automobile Museum
'Parthenios died 70 years old on a Tuesday in 431 AD', Dead Sea Museum.
6500 BC,
130 AD Hadrian's Arch, UNESCO Jerash.
1860-1925 Arab Eclectic Architecture
1st C AD scroll jar,
Baptism Site - Bethany beyond the Jordan
Dead Sea - Jordan
4th C BC Gadara, UNESCO Umm Qays.
2009 SLR McLaren, Royal Auto Museum, Amman
UNESCO frescoes at 8th C Quseir Amra.
757 AD Umm ar-Asas mosaic preserved in 1880 St John the Baptist Church.
UNESCO Umm ar-Rasas, south of Madaba.
2000 'Book of Love among Nations', Franciscan Church, Mount Nebo.
530 AD mosaics, Franciscan Church, Mount Nebo.
Dead Sea Resort, Sweimeh.
Wadi Mujib, Jordan