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Private Tour: Desert Castles from the Dead Sea
"Start with a hotel pickup from Dead Sea by air-conditioned car/ minibus and then travel to the parched plains of eastern Jordan with your private driver. While not an official Ministry of Jordan guide your driver is knowledgeable about the area and its history and is able to point out sites of interest as you travel. Local guides are also readily available at each of the castles should you want to hire one at your own expense.The region is strewn with the famous desert castles many within a 15-minute drive of each other that hark back to the days of the Umayyads. Hear fun historical facts about the dynasty
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Private Full Day Tour Desert Castle from Dead Sea
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Dead Sea to visit a UNESCO World Heritage sites.Desert Castles tour gathers three magnificent castles that represent history with all its glorious detail it’s also symbolize the combination between early Islamic art and architecture.Start this tour by visiting Al- Azrak Castle one of the historical castles in Jordan it was built of black basalt in the center of Al-A zrak Oasis just 100 Kilometers and its most notable for the frescoes on the inside walls and the dome of the palace which covers hot water bath ceiling look like a piece of the sky where the towers heavenly plotted show great skill. And tell countless stories of the life as it was during the 8th century. And last stop is to visit kharaneh Castle it is one of the best- like Qusayr Amra Kharaneh and Mshash
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Private Full Day Islamic Castles of Jordan Desert Castles and Ajlun Castle from Amman
"You will be picked up in early morning from your Amman for a visit to UNESCO World Heritage sites. On the agenda are three magnificent castles that represent history in all its glorious detail a symbol of early Islamic art and architecture. Visit historic Al-Azrak Castle built from black basalt in the center of the Al-A zrak oasis just 100 Kilometers east of Amman. Then visit the old Umayyad Amara Castle. This rare architectural masterpiece is set in the heart of the desert and is most notable for the frescoes on the inside walls and the dome of the palace. The frescoes covering the hot water bath ceiling look like a piece of the sky where the towers heavenly plotted show great skill and tell countless stories of the l one of the best-preserved Umayyad monuments built in a square shape for defense prepossess. It is also possible that some of these structures
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On a hotel and dining level...

On a hotel and dining level there are enough luxury establishments to satisfy even the pickiest traveler.That includes the local cuisine.Don't leave without tasting the 'mezzeh'or appetizers,aromatic...
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Fakher All Deen Restaurant

This is a true Jordanian Restaraunt, with a wealth of pure Arabic food. the price is very cheap and it is the place that the people af Amman got to not generally the tourists. 'Mahshi Waraq inab',...
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Jerusalem restaurant and ... I...

Jerusalem restaurant and ... I loved the Jordan food. A great variety of vegetarian dishes, a great variety of flavours and colours (if I don’t like the colour, I can’t eat the food). Try to eat in...
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My most lively memory is...

My most lively memory is eating with Khaled in a local open air 'restaurant'. They let me bake my own fallafel. That was harder than I thought!Fallafel is locally known as food for the poor, but it's...
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Not any particular restaurant,...

Not any particular restaurant, try the little cafes in the centre near the Roman amphitheatre.Drink the mint tea in one of the many road side cafes and watch the world go by for a while. We Were...
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You really can't go wrong in...

You really can't go wrong in Jordan. Whether its hummus, shwarma, falafel, or anything else, you'll be able to find great food anywhere you go. I recommend looking for a guy like the one below (his...
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best idea for a short...

best idea for a short excursion out of Amman is - in my opinion - Kan Zamaan.It is located about half an hour outside Amman, no need to describe how to go there, every hotel, tourist info, taxi driver...
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Al Shami - 8.5 JD for 2 - nice placeNational - Really cheap - good foodBakery - watch out for the "tour" - they want 1JD per person - but then again, it was fun.
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Taza

It is similar to K.F.C.!But the Series is Saudi an!I wanna say the quality was not less than the K.F.C!You can check it by yourself once you go to Amman!
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Movenpick

Movenpick is actually a Hotel in Petrabut the restaurant is real good.You can have Drinks and Local Jordanian Beer which is good! Fish!!!
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Eat in the street!

Enjoy food in the streets, favorite for me the sweets baclaba(please feel free correct my spelling) with nuts, almonds...pure honey!
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one of the many hawker stalls...

one of the many hawker stalls and bakeries everywhere Baklava & Co: sweet things are sometimes very sticky but in small bits a true delight
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Amman

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Petra

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Aqaba

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Wadi Rum

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Top Hotels in Jordan

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Main Street, Petra / Wadi Musa, petra 96, Jordan
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Al-Kindi Street, 5th Circle, Jabal Amman, Amman, 11181, Jordan
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Yarmouk St, PO Box 962, Madaba, 17110, Jordan
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King Hussein Street, P.O. Box 678, Aqaba, 77110, Jordan
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at the tourist street opposite side of the Iskan, Petra / Wadi Musa, 71810, Jordan
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Top Things to Do in Jordan

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Citadel

Given that Amman spreads itself over so many hills (19 now, 7 for centuries before that) it's not really obvious why this particular one should have been chosen as the location for the city[s most...
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Treasury - Al Khazneh

The structure now called the 'treasury' is the first part of Petra's city centre which visitors saw. As they finally reached the end of the Siq, itself always in shade, its twists and turns slowly...
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Diving & Snorkeling

As recommended, I approached Arab Diving School to do 2 dives in the afternoon after I arrvied Aqaba. It costs JD35 (50 US). It is good price and the dive sites are good. The owner is very nice. He...
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St George's Church

St George's Greek Orthodox church is *the* Madaba site, visited by each and every tour group in order to gaze at its wonderful and unique mosaic map. I'll write about the map in the next tip, but St...
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Rock Inscriptions - Petroglyphs

There are thousands of Thamudic rock inscriptions, properly called petroglyphs, dotted about all over the Wadi Rum area. The Thamud were a nomadic tribe related to the Nabateans. They lived in the...
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Churches

Thirteen churches have so far been discovered in ancient Jerash. Three of them...the churches of Saints Cosmas & Damianius (529-533AD/CE), Saint George (around 529AD/CE) and Saint John the Baptist...
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