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Madaba Archaeological Park

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Address: Hussein bin Ali Street, Madaba 17110, Jordan
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Private Tour: Half-Day Mt. Nebo, Madaba Map Mosaic, and Madaba Archaeological...
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Private Tour: Full-Day Mosaic Tour with Mosaic Workshop Experience from Amman

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1400 years of history

This site is interesting. It has the virgin mary church build on the top of roman monastery. Roman colomns are inside the church and some of the colomns are outside which were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This site is interesting. It has the virgin mary church build on the top of roman monastery. Roman colomns are inside the church and some of the colomns are outside which were collapsed during an old earthquake. The church floor has a very nice mosaics dated 1400 years. The guide sprayed it with water to revive the true colors. All... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Think you have to have a serious interest in archeology and Mosaic works. I'm not overly excited by these items so have now seen enough. Still a good site and part of Jordon Pass.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit to see the historical mosaics of Madaba. We had a 45 min guided tour which I would highly recommend as it brings so much more meaning to the history you're seeing. The tour guide also took us to a local shop where they made many different mosaic pieces of varying size and design in support of the archaeological... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After the bustle of St George's church, we had the Archaeological Park almost to ourselves. It's in two parts, the main one next door to the Mosaic School and another one hidden behind a souvenir shop in neighbouring Al Amir Hassan street (look out for a sign saying entrance to the Burned Palace or Church of the Martyrs and ask... More 

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Rocroi, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth dropping in if you are in the town and is free with the Jordan pass. Good for the history and archaeology enthusiasts but a nice little explore for the kids too.

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VICENZA, ITALY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

The tree of life is well preserved, also many interesting mosaic of different era. The roman road is impressive, made by huge block of stone, lead to Jelusalem and Damascus. Staffs show that how color of Mosaic change and revive with a spray of clear water, very interesting.

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Amman Governorate, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

As we walked around the first of two archeological parks in Madaba, we were struck by how few people there were. In fact, we were the only ones (family of five). Given what we were seeing, we were very surprised as the mosaics on display were incredible. Many of them were found underneath people's houses in recent times. They have... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We had some difficulty getting a bus to Madaba. We didn't want a taxi, everyone else seems to be able to bus for 1JD. Anyway we finally managed with the aid of our taxi driver to get a bus from the North Station. Madaba is an hour bus ride and some parts of the city are quite difficult to enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I recently visited Madaba and wandered into the Archaeological Park and was thoroughly impressed by what was here - ruins, Roman road, mosaics. I recommend this place with our reservation - it was wonderful.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Madaba is rich city for culture history and religion ,you ll enjoy the mosaics all over the old churches and at the archaeological park for sure being there ll let go back in time to be part of the old world and art in it I loved and enjoyed it properly ppl spent a lot of time doing it and... More 

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