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MIDDLE EAST TRAVEL GUIDE
Places to Visit in Jordan
Ancient City of Petra
Historical City Of Amman
5 Jordan Attractions To Enjoy
Places to Visit in Jordan by Donna B. Kelly
Jordan is formally called
the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It is at the western component of Asia
and is enclosed by Iraq, Syria, Israel, and Saudi Arabia. It can be comprised
mainly of deserts and plateaus. The climate is dry for most with the year
as most parts from the land are desert locations.
|Winter season starts in
the month of November until March. Throughout this period, the western
part of the country receives rainfall. Jordanians are warm and friendly
men and women. They are also extremely traditional conventional, especially
those families living in the rural areas. Their houses are divided among
the male along with the female. In this country, ladies have the legal
right to vote, to become educated, and to take part in politics.
The tourism industry of Jordan
is accomplishing nicely as a consequence of the political stability with
the state and its attractive destinations. Holidaymakers can delight in
doing numerous activities during their stay in Jordan like sightseeing,
purchasing, nights out, and engaging in adventurous sports.
Their capital metropolis
is one of the most popular destinations in Jordan among its urban centers.
The popular landmarks in Amman would be the Roman Theatre, the Ummayad
Palace, the Citadel, the Temple of Herakles, as well as the Byzantine Church.
One more interesting urban centre to visit is Irbid, which has the Museum
of Jordanian Heritage. The museum attracts many tourists who have to get
to know more about Jordanian heritage and culture.
|The metropolis likewise
has various shopping spots with big collections of clothing, jewelry, and
souvenirs. Other tourist spots in Jordan are the Jordan Aqaba Fort in Aqaba,
the Citadel of Kerak as well as the Kerak Archaeological Museum both located
in Kerak, the Madaba Museum and also the Madaba Archaeological Park, that
are both, situated in Madaba.
Holidaymakers can also try
horse-riding activities to explore Jordan's landscape and to go towards
Wadi Rum wherever sand avenues are situated. There are also Horse Riding
Holidays in Jordan wherein the vacationer gets a chance to see the "rose-red
metropolis in the age-old world" known as the metropolis of Petra. It is
recommended that vacationers put on proper attire during this activity.
Scuba diving from the Red Sea in Aqaba is also
fashionable among tourists.
The attractive spots and
friendly folks make travelling to Jordan a remarkable destination.
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Golden Tulip Red Sea Aqaba
Hotel is located in the heart of Jordan Red Sea Resort (Aqaba), the ideal
location for those who are fans of Sea life inspection, souvenir &
handcraft shopping or mountain climbing. The hotel Golden Tulip is located
in the heart of Aqaba, 5 minutes walking from the beach. Its central location
makes it the ideal venue for both the leisure and business traveller. The
Golden Tulip aims to provide the facilities you require, with little extras
to give you that added touch of home, all combined within a welcoming and
Hotel Aqaba Red Sea
A year-round resort blessed
with the refreshingly inviting aquatic canvas of the Red Sea, we invite
you to brace yourself for an utterly transcendent sensory experience. Extensive
and rich buffets at the "AM/PM". Fresh seafood galore awaits at "Fish-in".
Or try some tantalising treats at "The Walk". Check out the sunken pool
bar at "Sea Breeze". While the "Aqua Lounge" remains a favorite for the
passionate, relishing in the everlasting beauty of the Red Sea. Look no
further than the "Black Pearl" after dark featuring cool grooves and mixes
to set your mood right, with just a little space for an all-out beach party
taking you through the night.
Plaza Hotel Aqaba
Marina Plaza is a unique
4-star hotel located along the shores of the Red Sea, 15 km south of the
busy port of Aqaba, Jordan. Standing boldly at the entrance of Tala Bay,
Jordanís premier luxury destination, the Marina Plaza Hotel boasts stunning
views of the nearby marina and mountains of Egypt rising from across the
Gulf of Aqaba. The hotel features charming architecture and offers 260
stylishly-designed rooms in three classifications including 8 suites. Amenities
at Marina Plaza include a pool, spa, restaurant, oriental corner, and facilities
for meetings and children. All hotel guests are granted access to the Tala
Bay private beach club with a full service beach bar.
Resort & Residence, Aqaba
Located in the centre of
Aqaba, overlooking the Red Sea, the Mövenpick Resort & Residence
is a high-quality resort hotel. This architectural delight features a mix
of European and Arabesque designs, with a feeling of grandeur and luxury.
The many dining options include the Palm Court Restaurant & Terrace,
the Red Sea Grill, the Al Shatt Restaurant & Terrace, the Bridge Café,
the Al Sufra Mediterranean Restaurant & Terrace, the Al Nafoura Bar
& Terrace in the lobby, and the Bakery Shop and Café. For families'
enjoyment and relaxation, we offer you luxuriously appointed apartments
at the Residence, located right next to the poolside.
Resort Tala Bay Aqaba
The Mövenpick Resort
& Spa Tala Bay Aqaba is a striking new property on the idyllic southern
shores of the Red Sea, an area blessed with year round sunshine.
Guests' culinary needs are taken care of with an all-day-dining restaurant,
an Italian speciality restaurant, and a bayside al fresco restaurant as
well as various bars. These include a Lobby Lounge, bar and terrace, Chill-Out
Bar, an Arguileh Terrace, a Fun Pub and Terrace, and a Poolside Bar. 306
rooms, including 145 family rooms, various suites and two Grand Suites
all share a generous and modern design and light-coloured furnishings.
Blu Tala Bay Resort Aqaba
The 5-star Radisson Blu
Tala Bay Resort has a wonderful location right on the sea, on the southern
beaches of Aqaba. Surrounded by mountains, the hotel offers modern and
stylish rooms, excellent personal service, a private beach, and a long
list of water activities. There are 5 beautiful pools (all heated in winter),
each with a different function. At sunset, the pools become illuminated
with a colourful light display. Situated on the banks of the Red Sea, the
hotel offers one of the world's most fascinating diving sites, world-class
coral reefs, and is just one hour from the UNESCO world heritage site,
the ancient city of Petra. The resort has an excellent choice of dining
and bar outlets, and free high-speed wireless internet is available throughout
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