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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“Holy place where you can smelling the history, Also you will be enjoyed by the views of Jordan valley, Dead Sea and Palestine cities, Where Jesus Christ had been. Rocky access from The Dead sea, but you should be careful about the sun temperature if you will visit it in the summer.”
  • 4 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Point of Interest
“Machaerus is the infamous setting of the beheading of John the Baptist. The historian Josephus corroborates a story from the Gospels in which John the Baptist condemned Herod Antipas’s marriage to his brother’s wife, Herodias. Herodias’s daughter Salome danced for her step-father, and when he offered to grant anything she asked, she demanded the beheading of John the Baptist. In “Machaerus: Where Salome Danced and John the Baptist Was Beheaded” in the September/October 2012 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, excavation director Győző Vörös writes that “we can identify the very location of the party where Salome danced.””
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“This Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George, contains the 6th Century famed mosaic map of the holy land. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
Point of Interest
“3 minutes walk, this church-like early 20th century structure was built to protect the mosaics discovered by chance at this site in 1902. They belonged to a Byzantine-period church built in 578 AD.”
  • 1 local recommends
Administrative Area Level 1
Point of Interest
“On December 7, 1967, the Vatican recognized the historic Catholic Church in Madaba, belonging to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, as a Shrine of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist and urged visitor”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Now we have confirmed our precise location on Google Map, so you won't miss it at all. Just search for it from anywhere in the world, god bless Google.”
  • 1 local recommends