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Moses Memorial Church stands on the site where Moses first saw the Promised land. He was later buried here.
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Madaba’s main attraction is its magnificent Byzantine mosaics, drawing many visitors, especially since the creation of an archaeological park. They cover the floors of houses and churches dating from the site’s earliest period of habitation. A school of mosaics has also been founded here. Visitors to the town should not miss these magnificent pavement decorations, before heading off to see the surrounding Biblical sites of Mount Nebo and Bethany, where Christ was baptised.

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Tourist attractions Madaba : Things to see and do

  • Church of St George Recommended Recommended

    King Talal St. HKJ - Madaba

    The Orthodox church of St George has a unique pavement, discovered during its construction in 1896 on the site of a Byzantine basilica. Originally covering 15.7m by 5.6m, it comprised over 2 million tesserae. Although damaged, the surviving section r..

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  • Madaba Archaeological Park Recommended Recommended

    Prince Hussein St. HKJ - Madaba

    The mosaics on show have been unearthed in the course of excavations here and on surrounding sites. They range in date from the 1C BC (the earliest mosaic found in Jordan) to the 8C and study of their subject matter has identified themes dear to the ..

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  • Standing on the site of the biblical town of Nebo (remains of a tell behind the church), the rectangular church has a vast 6C mosaic. The altar pavement has two lambs flanking a tree. In the nave, a lower register depicts pastoral and hunting scenes ..

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Hotels Madaba

  • Salome Hotel Two stars Two stars

    Aisha Um Al Mumeneen St, Madaba HKJ - Madaba

    Prix Prices from : 26 JOD

    The Salome is a 2-star hotel in the historical city of Madaba. This hotel offers spacious guest rooms, friendly service and free Wi-Fi, all in close proximity to the centre and the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land. The hotel’s 34 guest rooms are ..

  • Delilah Hotel

    Aisha Um Al Mumeneen Street HKJ - Madaba 17110

  • Saint John Hotel

    King Talal Street - City Acropolis HKJ - Madaba 11104

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