Jordan

Jordan is an Arab kingdom. To the south, near the city of Aqaba, is the highest point of the country - Mount Ram. A part of the Syrian Desert lies in the Northeast. To the west is the Jordan Valley, where goes the sacred to the Christians - Jordan River. The most popular landmark in the country is the ancient city of Petra - the capital of the baptisms and the tomb that is there - the Pharaoh's Treasury. The capital of Jordan - Amman is more than 8000 years old, also known as the White City, because it has many low-rise houses built of white stone. The country is situated between Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iraq and Syria.


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The Wonders of Jordan

Jordan is a land with a long and fascinating history. It has been home to some of mankind's...
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Saudi Arabia - the birthplace of Islam (tips for visiting the country)

It took really long for Saudi Arabia to decide to open for tourists, but now it is finally a fact and Penguin Travel immediately put the destination on its belt. The Kingdom – known as the spiritual birthplace of Islam, now has a new approach to attract visitors and that's why the visa requirements are changed. The changes are so big, compared to the past that they look almost like a...


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The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

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11 Interesting Facts about Rwanda

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