nice historical place , the Egyptian guide in the church is so nice and helpful ....... the church is too clean love to visit it again
If you go through the tunnels under the church you can see the ancient city, a water well, a shrine for St John the Baptist. Fantastic!
We did not expect much from the place but were very positively surprised. The tower offers a very good view over Madaba. And if you prefer crawling underground you can also visit the acropole! Definitely a place to stop when visiting Madaba.
The Church was well presented. As soon as we arrived, a guide informed us of what we would see, and the route to take to get it all complete. There are a number of sites worth checking out in the Church. They allow you to climb to the top of the bell tower for a fantastic view of Madaba and... More
There are different atractions in this church: the small museum with old photos of Madaba, the old catcombs, well, and exacavations under the church, the church itself and donot miss the tower with very nice views of Madaba...
If you want to see a great mosaic reconstruction from early church history, climb up to a bell tower for an amazing panoramic view of the surrounding area, see a sort of creepy shrine to John the Baptist in the catacomb-like basement of the church, and draw water from a well in that same basement that was first dug over... More
This is a great bargain if you want to get both recent and ancient history. The price of admission is very low, and you get a great tour of the history of Madaba when you arrive. Definitely check out both the view from the tower and also take a walk down the stairs back to the time of the Old... More
This was the last place we visited in Madaba and our favourite. There was an interesting collection of old photographs which showed old Madaba. The well and cellars were interesting and the view from the tower worth the climb. The gentleman here was very informative and friendly
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