Jordan, though an Islamic nation, has a vibrant and well-preserved Christian heritage.
The town of Madaba is made up of Muslims and Christians, and among its churches are some superb mosaics, the most famous of which is a 6th century mosaic map depicting the Holy Land.
It is fun to spend a while picking out the various cities and locations, and admiring the little vignettes the artist incorporated into the map.
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Suggested itinerary featuring Madaba
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Madaba, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Madaba
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Places near Madaba
- Mount Nebo 6 miles away
- The Dead Sea 16 miles away
- Amman 18 miles away
- Kerak 38 miles away
- Jerash & The Decapolis 40 miles away
- Dana Biosphere Reserve 73 miles away
- Little Petra & Aaron's Tomb 96 miles away
- Petra 99 miles away
- Wadi Rum 153 miles away
- Aqaba 159 miles away
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Accommodation choices for Madaba
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Madaba. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
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