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Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a)

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Skipped Herod's castle at Mukawir to see this place, and I am glad I made the right decision. From the road it does not look much apart from a Bedouin cemetery. But when you walk into the enormous site as far as eyes can see,...More

Thank Sebastiensh
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I visited this as the final stop on my day tour of the local area. The driver said most other drivers do not come here as it is too remote from all other attractions, I am lucky to have found one who was prepared to...More

Thank Igorgriffiths
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The mosaic is incredible, the best in Jordan, although the mosaic is not protected and isolated from the environmental conditions like in the Mount Nebo, but you can see the frame of the mosaic where the history of the cities are clear. I wish the...More

Thank FreeAdventurer
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is still being excavated and much of the mosaics have not been uncovered so it's a bit of a treasure hunt to swipe sand off the mosaics to see what lies underneath. The churches are numerous and mostly in ruins, but what is excavated...More

Thank alibarbaraMilwaukee
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The place belongs to UNESCO heritage and the visit is free of charge . The mosaics are very beautiful and everything is in very good conditions.

Thank AnaGB78
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A visit here is a must for archeology fans as well as for fans of Greco-Roman-Byzantine art in general and mosaics in particular. The spectacular preservation quality of the floors provides for an unsurpassed esthetic experiemce, as well as a trove of information about the...More

Thank Kotler
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The mosaics were amazing and we spent a lot of time looking at them. There is not much else to see though the arches are interesting. It is evident that more could be excavated. The mosaics are some of the most fantastic ones we've seen...More

1  Thank livinginlondon1344
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This location is extensive ruins of a Christian / Byzantine settlement. There are some of the best mosaics in the middle east, and definitely the best in Jordan. They are much better and more extensive than the mosaics in the church in Madaba. Aside from...More

3  Thank jwins85
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place is well worth visiting even in extreme heat and Ramadan! The information centre is new and well designed with a small information section, toilets, and a cafe and gift centre run by a local women's cooperative (both unfortunately closed when we visited). The...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Hellenistic ruins. Good mosaic work. Quiet and nice. Not too much to see however, for the long ride that takes you there.

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