Jordan

Jordan

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photographic guide in Jordan


 

Jordan is a place where great civilizations clashed, flowering and fall long before the countries in Europe such as: the Assyrians, Nabataeans, Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, or Romans. Currently, Jordan is a constitutional monarchy Arab Middle East but in the past was the cradle of Christianity, after the Holy Land. On the east side of the River Jordan, Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist and the apostles walked along the Jordanian lands. Names of towns, rivers and lands found in the Bible. Jordan is an upland country, but in the area, where the highest elevation (1854 m) is the lowest point of the country - the Dead Sea depression (408 m below sea level).
Amman is an ancient settlement, mentioned in the Old Testament under the name of Rabbat Ammon (Rabbah), and the present capital of Jordan. The most important monuments: the citadel built in the eighth century under the rule of the Arab, surrounded by a 700 meter long wall, relics from Roman times (the amphitheater, forum, Odeon), the Archaeological Museum where are exhibited relics from the entire area of ??Jordan, in this part of the Qumran scrolls, relics of Petra and Jericho.
At a distance of about 50 km north of Amman lies Jerash (Jerash), the ruins of one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world of the ancient. The most important monuments include the Temple of Artemis, the patroness of the city, the Temple of Zeus, from which there are some powerful 15-meter high columns, oval Forum, two theaters Roman hippodrome, baths and the ruins of Christian churches.
The most famous is undoubtedly the place of Jordanian Petra - hewn in the rock by the Nabateans. One of his most famous landmarks are Chazne (El Chazne Faraoun), which is also called by the Bedouins, "The treasure of Pharaoh," resulting in about I and II century AD and Deir, the name of the building from the Byzantine period, when in fact there was a Christian monastery.
While in Jordan to see the holy place for Christians of Mount Nebo - on top of which is a sanctuary dedicated to Moses, in which there are numerous mosaics.
In the city of Karak and Al-Karak / Kerak's Crusader castle that was built in the mid-twelfth century by Payen le Bouteiller, a vassal of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. It was part of the fortifications between Aqaba and Turkey. In 1188, after four years of siege, was captured by the army of Saladin. At the end of the thirteenth century, the Mamluk sultan Baybars rebuilt fortifications, but then three towers were destroyed in the earthquake.
The region of Wadi Rum is one of the most popular tourist regions in Jordan. Popular forms of recreation include tour of the desert area, camping "under the stars" (the custom of the Bedouins), riding (horses) and a rock climbing wall at a fairly difficult.

Jordan travel pictures of Jordan is a country unique in the capital Amman, people are living continuously since at least 5000 years, the rock temples in Petra built by the Nabateans, numerous archaeological sites and desert of Wadi Rum, famous scrolls from Qumran - you just need zobaczyćjordania on DVD

Photos of Jordan:


Amman, Jerash, Karak, Nebo, Petra, Wadi Rum

 

Izrael, Ziemia Święta zdjęcia, wycieczki, atrakcje, zabytki

 

amman jerash, dżerasz
     
     
jerash jordan
     
     
karak nebo
     
     
petra
     
     
wadi rum
     
     

 

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photographic guide in Jordan


 

Jordan is a place where great civilizations clashed, flowering and fall long before the countries in Europe such as: the Assyrians, Nabataeans, Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, or Romans. Currently, Jordan is a constitutional monarchy Arab Middle East but in the past was the cradle of Christianity, after the Holy Land. On the east side of the River Jordan, Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist and the apostles walked along the Jordanian lands. Names of towns, rivers and lands found in the Bible. Jordan is an upland country, but in the area, where the highest elevation (1854 m) is the lowest point of the country - the Dead Sea depression (408 m below sea level).
Amman is an ancient settlement, mentioned in the Old Testament under the name of Rabbat Ammon (Rabbah), and the present capital of Jordan. The most important monuments: the citadel built in the eighth century under the rule of the Arab, surrounded by a 700 meter long wall, relics from Roman times (the amphitheater, forum, Odeon), the Archaeological Museum where are exhibited relics from the entire area of ??Jordan, in this part of the Qumran scrolls, relics of Petra and Jericho.
At a distance of about 50 km north of Amman lies Jerash (Jerash), the ruins of one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world of the ancient. The most important monuments include the Temple of Artemis, the patroness of the city, the Temple of Zeus, from which there are some powerful 15-meter high columns, oval Forum, two theaters Roman hippodrome, baths and the ruins of Christian churches.
The most famous is undoubtedly the place of Jordanian Petra - hewn in the rock by the Nabateans. One of his most famous landmarks are Chazne (El Chazne Faraoun), which is also called by the Bedouins, "The treasure of Pharaoh," resulting in about I and II century AD and Deir, the name of the building from the Byzantine period, when in fact there was a Christian monastery.
While in Jordan to see the holy place for Christians of Mount Nebo - on top of which is a sanctuary dedicated to Moses, in which there are numerous mosaics.
In the city of Karak and Al-Karak / Kerak's Crusader castle that was built in the mid-twelfth century by Payen le Bouteiller, a vassal of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. It was part of the fortifications between Aqaba and Turkey. In 1188, after four years of siege, was captured by the army of Saladin. At the end of the thirteenth century, the Mamluk sultan Baybars rebuilt fortifications, but then three towers were destroyed in the earthquake.
The region of Wadi Rum is one of the most popular tourist regions in Jordan. Popular forms of recreation include tour of the desert area, camping "under the stars" (the custom of the Bedouins), riding (horses) and a rock climbing wall at a fairly difficult.

Jordan travel pictures of Jordan is a country unique in the capital Amman, people are living continuously since at least 5000 years, the rock temples in Petra built by the Nabateans, numerous archaeological sites and desert of Wadi Rum, famous scrolls from Qumran - you just need zobaczyćjordania on DVD

Photos of Jordan:


Amman, Jerash, Karak, Nebo, Petra, Wadi Rum

 

Izrael, Ziemia Święta zdjęcia, wycieczki, atrakcje, zabytki

 

amman jerash, dżerasz
     
     
jerash jordan
     
     
karak nebo
     
     
petra
     
     
wadi rum
     
     

 

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