SpaDreams Dead Sea Guide

SpaDreams Dead Sea Guide

Sights in Jordan

Jordan inspires its visitors with its fascinating beauty and thrilling contrasts. A 89,000 m² land of architectural, scenic and cultural wonders, Jordan offers a diverse holiday experience. Alongside the unique sights of the Jordanian desert with its biblical and historical cities and impressive desert castles, stunning natural parks and typical Arabic dishes await you.

Petra - The most valuable treasure of Jordan

One of the biggest attractions in Jordan is the impressive 2000 year old capital of the Nabataean Kingdom, Petra. The Jordanian pink rock city impresses its visitors with its monumental cave architecture, and was once the home of the Bedouin community of Al-bedoul, who lived in these caves for hundreds of years. In 1985, this mysterious city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has attracted the attention of not only archaeologists but also culture enthusiasts worldwide ever since. Take enough time to discover the multifaceted city of Petra - don‘t forget to bring comfy shoes and a bottle of water!

Madaba - The City of Mosaics

Combine your healing holiday in this biblical land with a trip to a religious archaeological site. The Christian mosaic city Madaba with its mosaic map showing Jerusalem and the Holy Land, which dates back to the 16th Century Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George. From the "City of Mosaics“, you can travel just 4km by foot or by taxi to the Holy Mount Nebo, from which Moses saw the promised land of Canaan. One of the most important discoveries of biblical archaeology is the baptismal site of Jesus in Bethany, 10km North of theDead Sea in Jordan - breathtaking culture with a unique flair on the East bank of the Jordan river.

Typical Arabic Cusisine

Arabic cuisine promises togetherness. Food here is far more than just nutrition, it‘s a companionable, social event. The cold and warm dishes, known as mezze, are served in small bowls and consist of a choice of meat, salad, vegetable puree and fine sauces. The delicious mezze are a meal on their own, as they are very filling. The Jordanian national dish is its distinctive Bedouin dish mansaf. A mountain of rice with almonds, pistachios and raisins is served on a tray, roast lamb and goat milk sauce complete this feast. The meal is traditionallyeaten with the right hand, but you can ask for a knife and fork to be provided.