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This fascinating map of the Holy Land, now housed in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, was made in the 6th century out of two million stone pieces.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located inside a church, early Christian mosaics on the ground, excavated and well preserved, not too big though. Tickets required.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mosaic map at St. Georges is a truly wonderful relic of Byzantine times. Constructed in the sixth century it was a valuable aid to the ancients understanding of the world. Well worth a look, better still if you have a guide.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The map and Saint George church has some of the most beautiful mosaics ever . The map is beautiful . Please bring and interpreter . The town is crowded but plan on going to the best lunch ever in walking distance .. Harry djudunou Or...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sansa31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mosaic's in Jordan are very special as they depict what life was like it times gone by. But the Mosaic Map at St Georges is incredible as it is the oldest Map of Palestine in existence. It is good to have some kind of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gail l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. George's Church is one of the most visited Christian sites in Jordan. The church itself is like most very old Greek Orthodox churches. What stands out is the mosaic flooring which is why most people visit. In all honesty, it was underwhelming. It has...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

The oldest map of the holy land. From the Byzantine times. It is in a church and entry costs 1JD. Well worth it

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

Very nice place but the map is something else. 1 Dinar admission so best bargain in Jordan. People were very nice. Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Panzertech
Reviewed September 4, 2019

This Greek Orthodox Church is famed for its mosaic map, which represents the oldest map of Palestine in existence and provides historical insights into the region. Entrance fee: 1 JOD. For more pictures, visit my Instagram (kelledstyle) ;-)

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019

Given that there were no sextants, scarcely accurate compasses, no GPS, the map that was created was indeed a masterpiece. Pity so much of it was lost but what remains gives a person an excellent idea of what the whole must have looked like.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Colin L
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

The Mosaik is beautiful and very well preserved. The entry is included in the Jordan pass. We visited on the way to the Dead Sea and enjoyed the visit so we recommend a stop over to see the beautiful pieces.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Mohamed S
April 18, 2019|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Mohammed: Th website has viewing hours. I has an eye injury last and have difficulty searching the Web for this info. You will enjoy the mosaics. I certainly did!
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Traci P
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Julio G | Reviewed this property |
Yes...this is a quick visit. 30 to 40 min. At most. And that includes the explanation/ film before.
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August 6, 2017|
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Response from Ahmedabdelaal | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jeffrey First let me wish you a nice trip. Second, opening time from 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM Cheers
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