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It was interesting to wander around this site but the main reason we travelled all the way from Amman was to see the amazing views.....unfortunately there were hazy conditions and we weren't able to experience this :(
A visit to Um Qais is a must if traveling to the north of Jordan. September was a nice time to be there as the weather was pleasant, but I’m sure a spring time visit would be even better. Northern Jordan is known for its...More
The building used to be the Ottoman governor or the area. It is nice and gives an idea of the living of the elites of the society about 200 years ago. The place contain some roman relics. It takes less than an hour to cover...More
The Umm Qais Museum is located at about 2 1/2 - 3 hours drive from Amman. It is a small museum considering it in the midst of the archaeological roman ruins. There are several informative signs all around. The ruins are impressive and the scenery...More
Yes the museum is good but only a small part of the Umm Qais experience which is the gist of my review. The museum is nice but small but there is a vast archaeological site in pristine condition and wonderful view of the Syrian border...More
The place is not very huge, but there are few ruins in excellent condition. You can enjoy breathtaking views from the top of the mountain and enjoy artifacts in the little museum.
Museum is inside the Ottoman governor house, but there is also temple of...More
More than the ruins of Gadara, I was fascinated by the tranquility of this place....and as you scan the landscape and see Syria, Golan Heights (a Syrian territory occupied by Israel since the six-day war of 1967), Lebanon & Israel beyond the Sea of Galilee,...More
This was the third stop on our cold rainy 160 mile circuit of north Jordan from our Toledo Hotel in Amman. Perched at 1,240' at the junction of 3 countries, its a clear 5* with good weather. Today we struggled with high winds and rain...More