Jordan Sites

  • Ajloun

    Find in Ajloun two of the most important ecological and historical attractions in the Middle East: the sprawling pine forests of Dibbine and the towering Ayyubid Castle, which helped defeat the Crusaders eight centuries ago.
  • Amman

    Amman, the capital of Jordan, and the Kingdom's economic, political and cultural center, is a city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new, situated between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley.
  • Anjara

    Anjara has been declared as one of Jordan's five Christians pilgrimage sites. Jesus, his mother and disciples once rested here in a cave, where now stands the Church of Our Lady of the Mountain.
  • Aqaba

    With Jordan's wealth of attractions, its splendid Red Sea resort is often overlooked by modern-day visitors. However, it is recognized as a great base from which to explore various places of interest in southern Jordan.
  • As-Salt

    An old town, As-Salt was once the most important settlement between the Jordan Valley and Eastern Desert. A key trading link between the east and the west, it was a significant place for the region’s many rulers.
  • Azraq

    Azraq is a unique wetland oasis located in the heart of the semi-arid desert east of Jordan and is one of several beautiful nature reserves managed by the RSCN. Great spot for bird-watching and discovering historical sites.
  • Baptism Site of Jesus Christ (Bethany Beyond the Jordan)
    Baptism Site of Jesus Christ (Bethany Beyond the Jordan)

    The site of John the Baptist's settlement at Bethany Beyond the Jordan, where Jesus was baptized, is long known from the Bible (John 1:28 and 10:40) and from Byzantine and medieval texts.
  • Dana Biosphere Reserve
    Dana Biosphere Reserve

    An area of stunning beauty, history and biodiversity, encompassing the country's four biogeographical zones (Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo-Arabian, Sudanian), and rare species from three continents.
  • Dead Sea
    Dead Sea

    At the lowest point on earth, the Jordan Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, just over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. The Dead Sea receives a number of incoming rivers, including the River Jordan.
  • Feynan Ecolodge
    Feynan Ecolodge

    Feynan Ecolodge was constructed in 2005 in Wadi Feynan at the western edge of Dana Biosphere Reserve. First of its kind in Jordan it is owned by the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN).