Petra and the Nabataean Kingdom

Petra is located in the southern part of present-day Jordan, in a semi-arid upland area, which is part of the Jabal al-Shara massif. The former, ancient name of the Nabataean […]

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is the lowest place on Earth. It lies in the Jordan Rift Valley (part of the Great Rift Valley), on the border between Israel, Palestine and Jordan. […]

Baptism Site

The Jordan River flows southward through the bottom of the Jordan Rift Valley into the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias) and continues south where at 396 m below sea level […]

King’s Highway

The King’s Highway was one of the most important ancient trade routes in the Middle East. It ran from Heliopolis in Egypt through the Sinai Peninsula to Aqaba, where it […]

Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum is one of the most geologically interesting places in the world, additionally with magnificent landscapes. The desert is located in the south-eastern Jordan and encompasses a large plateau, […]