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Madaba Archaeological Park

Address: Hussein bin Ali Street, Madaba, Jordan
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Madaba
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Alex,Egypt
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

a lot of relics, multiple layers, the thing is if you love the mosaics, you'll love this place, you'll love the city,..

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Beautiful mosaics, some of them preserved quite well. One can see the layers of history. Ruins of ancient Roman temple are visible below the Church of Virgin Mary.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It's worth hiring a tour guide for this site, considering the entrance fee is close to nothing. When you walk in to see the mosaics they seem very dusty and unappealing but as soon as our guide splashed water onto the tiles, the colors were very vibrant and the map was easier to read. A lot of history in this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A lot of mosaics and images of how this place looked like in the "good old days". In this case during the Roman times.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

There was a lot of interesting things to see at this little park. Amazing mosaics as well as a roman road, a church crypt and byzantine house foundations. It's nice that it is so small because you don't have to worry about museum fatigue ;-)

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This park you can reached by walking distance from Georges Church. Pay 2 JOD for entrance fee and awesome!

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switzerland
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I didn't hire a guide, and although there are little notices on the walls and I had a guide book, I couldn't get the 'whole story', which would have been more interesting. the mosaics were well preserved and the area interesting

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Maryland, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The Archeological Park is only a short distance from St Georges Church. The mosaics contain remarkable scenes from Greek and Roman mythology from various buildings and churches in and around Madaba. Take note also of the beautiful mosaic images of birds and flowers. Running diagonally through the park is a substantial length of a magnificently wide paved Roman street with... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Medaba map gives evidence of the places and traditions of the Bible in Byzantine times and has led to recent archeological finds. Welll worth a visit and purchase of the explanatory booklet. The town itself is vety interesting and mosaics of all sizes and styles can be purchased here.

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Limeshain
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The park has some really amazing mosaics and the guide is very knowledgeable. Different epoches can be found and you can see the evolution of the art of making mosaics her.

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