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Umm Qais Museum

Irbid, Umm Qais 21986, Jordan
+962 7 7708 5343
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“golan heights” (56 reviews)
“sea of galilee” (45 reviews)
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Irbid, Umm Qais 21986, Jordan
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"golan heights"
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"sea of galilee"
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"jordan valley"
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"stunning views"
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"nice place"
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"roman times"
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"couple of hours"
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"school children"
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"entire site"
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"southern end"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to visit this museum but it was closed for maintenance. The site itself is amazing. The black basalt pillars and stones at the amphitheater are a must see

Thank Arch L
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

The Museum in the centre of Irbid is a delight. The finds from Neolithic period, Roman and later Medieval artefacts are well presented in large cases; clear labelling and timeline boards in English lead you through the series of interconnecting rooms.The most impressive room was...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

This ruin has seen much better times. The restoration and preservation seems stalled and some places of this old ruin need help. The theater is nice. Restrooms are available as are some places to sit and look across to the Golan Heights. Lots of touts...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We visited the Umm Qais ruins on the suggestion of the owner of our accommodation in Amman. The ruins were nice but I think we got our fill of Roman ruins after visiting Jerash earlier in the day. That being said the view over the...More

Thank Randy H
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Come in the afternoon, visit the ruins (which takes 2 hours) then spend the night at the confortable ' Gadara Rent Room' B and B right in the center of the village before starting the Jordan Trail in the morning (the owner will prepare breakfast...More

1  Thank Pierre W
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Its an open sky museam , Jadara in the bible , one of the decapolise cities from roman time . set on the ege of nothern borders of Jordan with panoramic view to Lake Tiberias ( Sea of Galilee ) & Gollan hights .

Thank FirasTG
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Umm Qais is an amazing place to visit in Jordan. Just keep in mind that the weather is hotter comparing to Amman if you visit in Spring/Summer. And if you want to have lunch at its restaurant, you need to book before your trip. I...More

Thank khudaybergenova
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Umm Qais, a Greco-Roman site, takes you back in time to an era of grand palaces, settlements and colonnaded streets. The site has several temples and palaces (mainly pillars and ancient stones) as well as a well-preserved theatre. Also, it offers you stunning views of...More

Thank CorporateProphet
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

I was not expecting much here as I had heard it was not as complete as Jerash, but I found it really interesting. I am glad we visited here before we went to Jerash, as we had a very good guide and he told us...More

Thank Fiona1110
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

There were not many visitors at Umm Qais when we visited - There were a handful of tourists and couple of buses of school children. As far as Roman Ruins go, there are better preserved ruins in other places. Umm Qais is couple of hours...More

Thank KAVITA J
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