90% of Jordan is desert, and to the west of the state there are mountains and hills.
The climate of the country very attractive for tourists who visit this land in large quantities. At any time of the year keeps warm temperatures and minimal rainfall.
Jordan is also famous for hot springs Hammamat Ma’in. It is believed that the water in them has healing
Entertainment, tours and attractions in Jordan.
The country is rich in all kinds of museums. The best known are the three museums of the city of Amman: Folklore Museum, the Archaeological Museum and National Art Museum.
On the road from Petra to Aqaba can visit the desert of Wadi Rum, to enjoy the unique scenery, which is not like anywhere else on the planet.
Jerash – almost entirely preserved example of a provincial city of the Roman Empire. It has 17 Byzantine churches, two amphitheatres, a few framed by columns of the ancient streets. It is located an hour’s drive north of Amman, and a high safety of old buildings it is often called “Pompeii of the East.”
Christian pilgrims and people interested in the history of the first centuries of Christianity, are worth visiting attractions of Madaba and the surrounding area: Madaba itself, the memorial of Moses at Mount Nebo, the place of baptism of Jesus in the Tel al-Harrara, as well as a host of other historical sites. And the tourists who are interested in the history of the Crusades, be sure to visit the Crusader castle at Karak, whose walls recall the era of Salah al-Din.
Gadara (now Umm Qays) – the place of the biblical stories about Gadarskoy pig. To have survived the majestic streets, flanked by colonnades, vaulted terrace and the ruins of two amphitheaters.
“Favourite” Pella is incredibly rich in archaeological antiquities. There, apart from the excavations of ruins of Greco-Roman period, you can see traces of Chalcolithic settlement (4th century BC), the ruins of the fortified cities of the Bronze and Iron Ages, the ruins of the Byzantine churches and houses, as well as the residential neighborhood early Islamic period, with a small medieval mosaics.
Caliph palaces of the desert – is about 30 residences, formerly located on lush, flowering gardens and irrigated with the original irrigation facilities, some of which are still preserved, for example, a castle in Ajloun. Anyone who is interested in the history of the Arab Caliphate, should not miss the unique monument of the era – medieval Qasr Amra baths, decorated with murals with images of people and animals.
Fans of leisure bored in Jordan do not have to. You can rent a SUV and make their way from north to south with a visit to the biblical cities and legionary fortresses. Or in a caravan for a week to cross the central highlands and the desert in the east, stopping each night at the new location. These routes can be overcome by train during World War II, which runs along the edge of the desert.
In addition, you can fly in a balloon or a glider over the desert of Wadi Rum, paintball and golf, ride horses or go hiking in the mountains.