Welcome to See Jordan

Jordan is home to countless historically and culturally significant tourist towns. Just one of the many is Umm Al-Jimal, which translates to “mother of camels” in Arabic. This large village near the north eastern corner of Jordan is a fascinating blend of cultures old and new. If you... Read more

Umm Qays, historically known as Gadara, sits perched upon a breathtaking hilltop overlooking the Sea of Galilee and the Jordan Valley.  Once a major cultural center, Gadara, or Um Qays was once called the “new Athens’ by many. Umm Qays was home to many classical poets and... Read more

Jordan as a whole is a very popular and exciting area for archaeologists. Over the years, many highly significant archaeological discoveries have been made within the borders of Jordan. Jordan is also home to several archaeological museums, making it even more popular amongst history... Read more

  Irbid is the 3rd largest city in Jordan in terms of population. Located approximately 70km north of the capital city of Amman, Irbid is a bustling, busy metropolis. Irbid is a large transportation hub for the surrounding area, which means you will likely pass through... Read more

Iraq Al-Amir, meaning “Caves of the Prince” in Arabic, is just another amazing city that Jordan has to offer tourists. Situated approximately 15km southwest from the town of Wadi Al Ser, this small, rustic town has a population of roughly 6,000 people, primarily made up of Abbadi... Read more

When visiting the nearby Dead Sea, be sure to visit the Ma’In Hot Springs, as well! Hammamat Ma’In or Ma’In Hot Springs are definitely not to be missed while traveling in Jordan.  The hot springs, which lay 264 metres (866 feet) below sea level, are well known throughout the... Read more

The Desert Castles of Jordan, built between the 6th and 7th centuries (660-750) are quite interesting historically, and should not be missed during your visit to Jordan.  Built under the rule of the Caliphs of the Umayyad dynasty, their actual purpose is still being... Read more

  Bethany Beyond the Jordan is historically thought to be the site where John the Baptist lived, preached, and baptized many, including Jesus Christ.  Recent archaeological discoveries have confirmed the site as that of John the Baptist, and there are many archaeological... Read more

Aqaba is one of the best tourist attractions that Jordan has to offer. In fact, in some ways it is a lively blend of just about everything that makes Jordan popular amongst travelers. Aqaba’s rich and fascinating history make it a top choice amongst history buffs. Excellent visitor... Read more

Wadi Rum is a perfect place to get away from it all, to leave behind the hustle and bustle of modern life, and to simply enjoy what nature has to offer. Wadi Rum is relatively remote, as far as tourist attractions go, and it is almost completely void of modern human development. Visiting... Read more

If you travel to Jordan, you simply must visit the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. This amazing region is world famous as a place of religious and spiritual reawakening. If religion isn’t your thing, you’ll still love the beautiful landscape, rich cultural history, and the uniqueness... Read more

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