Umm Qays Things to Do

  • Acropolis
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  • Acropolis
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  • 1. Acropolis

    All the area is full of ruins of different buildings of several times, as well as sepulchres and tombs. Some areas are not for public transit, because excavations are still going on, but you can walk...

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  • 2. Basilica

    Looking to the north from the Western Theatre the black and white columns at the Basilica Terrace is a nice sight. The octagonal interior of the church has black columns and the atrium white columns....

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  • 3. Golan Heights

    Territories of dispute between Israel and Syria, the Golam Heights start just a few hundred metres in front of Umm Qays, right after the Yarmuk's valley. You can easily see the first of the mountains,...

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  • 4. Ottoman Village

    On the acropolis of Gadara was an Ottoman stone village built during the 19th century. The houses were inhabited until 1986 when the villagers got money from the Ministry of Tourism for leaving their...

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  • 5. Roman Theatre

    The theatre was constructed in the 2nd century AD and was built in black basalt, a hard volcanic rock. Once the 24 rows could seat about 3000 visitors. The theatre is facing the west and maybe...

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  • 6. Decumanus

    Even longer that the Cardo Maximus, or at least what you can tell of what is preserved. It follows the line of the mountain, and the views of Golan Heights and Lake Tiberias are great. Many columns...

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  • 10. The views from Umm Qais

    The views here are stunning views of the Golan heights and of the sea of GalileeWell worth the trip here, just to see the views and send you mind back centuries...

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