Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo, Madaba

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palawanismyhome
Palawan Island, Philippines20,165 contributions
This is a "MUST SEE"
Sep 2021
I used to visit Mount Nebo regularly, but it was about 40 years ago. I visited Mount Nebo again this September and found that the complex is well planned and a joy to walk round, see the church, mosaic, shrine and view of the Hoy Land. In the olden days there was a small road out of Madaba that took you to Mount Nebo where the excavation was still ongoing. Nowadays it is a busy road with huge souvenir shops, restaurants and houses nearly all the way from Madaba. Still an interesting place to visit and not to be missed, but 40 years ago it was more of an adventure. There are large tour groups that come here now and too crowded for me.
Written September 21, 2021
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smvNYC
New York City, NY157 contributions
Understand the History
Aug 2021
While I was familiar with the Bible story, only after walking up the mountain and gazing at the region that Moses saw (still green compared to the dry region on the other side) I finally put a meaning next to the event. The place is also beautiful, decorated with magnificent mosaics.
Written August 29, 2021
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Mohammad Qutishat
Amman, Jordan2,211 contributions
A must-visit for multiple reasons
May 2021
The site is a must-visit for many reasons, including the view, the mosaics, and the spiritual importance of it being a holy location.
Mount Nebo is mentioned as the place where Moses was granted a view of the holy land, the view from the summit provides a panoramic view of the area, you will be able to see the dead sea, Lake Tiberias, and some Palestinian cities.
The renovated Byzantine church some amazing large Mosaics that are rarely found anywhere else.
Written June 26, 2021
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Gary
Los Angeles, CA66 contributions
Speechless
Mar 2021 • Solo
After 40 years leading the headstrong Israelites in the desert, Moses stood on the windswept summit of Mount Nebo and viewed the Promised Land of Canaan — after having been told by God “you shall not cross over there”!
Written March 24, 2021
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abroadwithashley
Minneapolis, MN1,099 contributions
A fun step into history
Dec 2020
We went on a whim one afternoon because the weather was pleasant and sunny. Of course, this is the view of the “holy land,” but spend much time in Jordan outside of the green season and your view will mostly be a hazy one of dusty skies. But the view isn’t the real reason for visiting the site. Rather, the church and the mosaics it contains make for a better excuse. Hundreds of years old and well preserved, the works are incredible. It doesn’t hurt that the modern church makes for an excellent space for quiet reflection either.
Written January 25, 2021
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Joy
Amman, Jordan200 contributions
Quiet and peaceful
Jan 2021 • Friends
Due to a lack of tourists in Jordan, Mt. Nebo is currently a quiet, relaxing place to visit. The mosaics inside the church hold a story of their own.
Written January 8, 2021
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Darshana Ratnayake
Amman, Jordan1,844 contributions
Where moses saw the promised land
Aug 2020 • Friends
Must see place in jordan .. just 30 minutes drive from amman. Place is on the top of a hill. Ticket is 2.JD. the top you can see 5 countries.
Many new development and architecture stuff are there. Church is the best. Inside acn see many mosaic arts with a great history .
There is a small museum also at the location .
Written August 2, 2020
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Doug G
Amman, Jordan558 contributions
Viewing history
Jul 2020 • Couples
A beautiful display of history with the mosaics wonderfully laid out. Exceptional place to look upon the Holy land and across the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea.
Written August 1, 2020
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taqqie
Utrecht, The Netherlands3,454 contributions
Cheesy place with great views
Oct 2019
You can have amazing view from this mountain top. All the way to Israel, the Dead Sea and loads of famous places.
Unfortunately this is also a very cheesy place, filled with religious fanatics.
Written July 9, 2020
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JimParkway
Toronto, Canada1,815 contributions
Windy Hike to the Top
Feb 2020
This is an historical site. The top of the mountain view offers an excellent overview of this whole historical region landscape. If you have time, inside the Memorial Church of Moses likely need more of your attention.
Written July 5, 2020
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