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Umm Ar-Rasas

umm er rasasUmm Ar-Rasas (Arabic: “Mother of the bronze”) was a military base in Roman and Byzantine times, that was gradually abanodoned after the Muslim conquest of the region. North of the army base a civilian village proved to bear remarkable remains of ancient churches with detailed mosaic floors. In 2004 the site was recognised as a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO. 

Book a Private Tour to Umm Ar-Rasas

Umm ar-Rasas is about 75 km South of Amman. Contact me for a tour proposal of Jordan that will include a visit to Umm ar-Rasas.

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