Madaba – “The fine Byzantine mosaic.. . ”
The amiable market town of Madaba is best known for a collection of Byzantine-era mosaics. The most famous of these is the map on the floor of the contemporary Greek Orthodox church of St. George, but there are many others in different parts of the town, several of them even more complete and vibrantly colourful.
a Greco-Roman city, situated on 29km in the north of Irbid, was like Jerash, a member of the Decapolis, this confederation which linked the Hellenized cities in the Semitic countries. The old texts describe it “the Attic of the Assyrian land “The city is mentioned in the New Testament as the site um Qais has another claim to fame as the site where, according to the Bible, Jesus performed one of his greatest miracles: casting demons from two men into a herd of pigs.
Amman – Madaba – Mount Nebo – Baptism Site –
After breakfast, departure from Amman to visiting Madaba , famous for the unique mosaic map of the Holy Land, which can be found in Saint George’s church floor then drive to Mount Nebo the place where Moses looked over the Holy Land and the Dead Sea. That is the place where Moses was seen for the last time; therefore we consider this place as burial place for Moses. You can visit here the memorial church of Moses. If the sky is clear Jerusalem, Jericho and Bethlehem will meet your eye at the other side of the Dead Sea then transfer to to the lowest place on earth the Baptism site were found some remains of old churches which they are related directly to the Baptism of the Christ. At about 1km, the archaeologists found the remains of a huge religious complex which contains churches, cisterns, and baptismal basins established by the first Christian pilgrims, on the place of the (Bethany beyond Jordan), where John the Baptist had his religious life. then to the hotel for dinner and overnight