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Dead Sea Overview

That same salt, on the other hand, provides tremendous relief to the many ailing visitors who come here on a regular basis to benefit from its healing properties.

All these and more make the Dead Sea so fascinating, so different and so interesting. The Dead Sea region features historical sites of global importance, attracting thousands of lovers of history and archeology every year.

The Baptism Site – the baptism site near where the Jordan River flows into the Dead Sea is identified with the place where Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist, and is considered one of the most sacred places in the Christian world. Near the baptism site is the Monastery of John the Baptist, known as "Kasser al Yahud" (the Palace of the Jews).

During most days, however, the water shimmers under a beating sun. Where rocks meet its lapping edges, they become snow-like, covered with a thick, gleaming white deposit that gives the area a strange and surreal sense. Each year, baptism ceremonies, epiphanies, take place at the site, attracting thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world.

Qumran – the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest documentation of the Bible, were discovered.

Masada – a historical site that symbolizes determination, courage and heroism. Any living creature or plant (even seaweed) that dares enter these saline-charged waters dies pretty much instantly.

They are well known for relieving pains and sufferings caused by arthritis, rheumatism, psoriasis, eczema, headache and foot-ache, while nourishing and softening the skin.

Although the Dead Sea would never entirely disappear (because evaporation slows down as surface area decreases and saltiness increases), measures are currently being proposed to siphon water from the Red Sea through a series of tunnels or canals in order to replenish the rapidly shrinking waters and provide water and electrical solutions to the surrounding countries.

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    Mount Nebo is a high mountain located 10 km NW of Madaba Jordan. It is one of Jordan's most important Christian Holy Sites: it is where Moses is believed to have first seen the Promised Land that he would never enter.

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    Wadi Rum also known (Valley of the Moon), it is very spectacular desert resort that situated in south of Jordan, 70 km to north of Aqaba. It is the largest wadi in Jordan & among the main tourist attractions being the most stunning landscape in the world.

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    The Aqaba Gulf is actually like the right northern arm of the Red Sea. This relatively small gulf hosts the cities of four countries and their most important ports; Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Israel. It is only way to the Red Sea for Jordan & Israel.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Jordan safe to travel?

Jordan is safe to visit with notable low crime rate, tourist attractions are well secured and there is no common negative attitude towards foreigners, with some sensible precautions and preparations you will feel at home and as safe as you'll ever be.

What to wear when visiting Jordan?

There is no special dress code when visiting Jordan tourist sites, modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites and there is no special concern for women traveling alone.

How to get visa to Jordan?

Valid Passport with 6 months validity beyond your travel schedule is a must. All Visitors to Jordan that are not citizens of Turkey or certain Arab countries are required to have a visa to enter Jordan.

What language is spoken in Jordan?

Arabic is the most commonly spoken language in Egypt, it is also the national language in the country but JJordanians speak and understand English as they study it in school. Fewer Jordanians can speak other languages like French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Jordanians working in tourism sector are accustomed to speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of most travelers.

What airlines fly to Jordan?

Jordan is very connected to the world, it has many direct flights with Africa, Asia, European Union and United States.

Can non Muslim go inside mosque in Jordan?

Visitors are welcome in most mosques throughout the year. Modest dress is recommended, women should cover their hair, arms and legs. Both Women and men will remove their shoes before entering.

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What is Jordan best known for?

The ancient rose red city of Petra; UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, enjoy wandering the Royal tombs, Siq entrance and Treasury. The ruined Roman city; beautiful temples, architecture obelisks, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets. Wadi Rum; night camping at the inspiring natural beauty of the desert. Jerash; reminiscent ancient city of the Roman Empire. Madaba; Early Christian mosaics. Mount Nebo, the memorial of Moses and float in the salty Dead Sea.

What currency is used in Jordan?

The currency in Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar, it is about 0.71 to USD. Money exchange is widely available and Credit cards are largely used.

What type of hotels are there in Jordan? check-in time?

Jordan enjoys big hotel variety from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations; Check in time in most hotels in Jordan is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.



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