Things to see and do - Madaba
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Madaba Travel guide
Madaba : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Madaba : Things to see and do
King Talal St. JOR - 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..
Prince Hussein St. JOR - 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 ..
Al-Nuzha St. JOR - Madaba
This 6C church stands at a junction on the King's Highway. Inside a modern structure are mosaics relocated from nearby, and a large in situ pavement, its central medallion representing a personification of the sea ( thalassa), a female figure emergin..
Aisha Um Al Mumeneen Street JOR - Madaba 17110
King Talal Street - City Acropolis JOR - Madaba 11104
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Tourism Street, 70 meters from the church of the Mosaic map JOR - Madaba 17110
Featuring a restaurant, Queen Ayola offers rooms equipped with a satellite TV and phone. It is located less than a 2-minute walk from the Church of St. George. The simply furnished rooms have a fan and can be heated during cooler months. Room servic..