Google laat je het verleden en heden van Jordanië bezoeken

Google Maps en Streetview wordt steeds uitgebreider. De nieuwste uitbreiding doet je dromen van Jordanië. Kijk en droom mee:

The Treasury in Petra is estimated to be more than 2,000 years old

Jerash is the second most visited site outside Petra. It’s considered one of the best preserved examples of Roman architecture outside Italy. With one click, you can stroll through its ruins, walk its streets, sing in its theatersand contemplate life in its baths and temples. Before you leave, remember to send a message through the city’s ancient whispering columns!

Jerash Roman South Theater can fit more than 3000 people

 

Colonnaded Street – Jerash, Jordan

Mount Nebo, located 10 km west of the Roman Byzantine town of Madaba, is one of the most revered holy sites in Jordan. While you’re close to Madaba, step into its historic church to view the Madaba Mosaic Map, the oldest known geographic floor mosaic in art history.

The Madaba Mosaic Map, created in 6th century AD, originally contained more than 2 million tesserae!

The Madaba Mosaic Map in church of Saint George – Madaba, Jordan
What could be more relaxing than a float in the world’s saltiest waters? A visit to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, is known to be a very therapeutic experience, thanks to its oxygen-rich water and mineral-mud.

Dead Sea Panorama – Dead Sea, Jordan

While you’re exploring, don’t be surprised if you find a medieval castle right in the middle of the desert. We’ve got many—from crusader castles like Al Karak, to Ajlun Castle built by Saladin, to Umayyad desert castles Qasr Amra and Qasr Al Kharana.

Qasr Kharana – Jordan

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