Cities in Jordan
- Amman – Capital of the Kingdom
- Ajlun – a mountain town in northern Jordan, known for the impressive ruins of the 12th-century castle now known as Ajlun Castle.
- Aqaba – located on the Gulf of Aqaba / Eilat, with connections to the Sinai and the Red Sea.
- Irbid – the second-largest conurbation in the north of the Kingdom
- Jerash – one of the largest Roman ruins in the Middle East
- Kerak – site of a once-mighty Crusader castle
- Madaba – famous for its mosaic map of Jerusalem
- Salt – ancient city that was once the capital of Jordan
- Zarqa – the third-largest conurbation in the Kingdom
Other destinations in Jordan
- Azraq – Oasis in the desert, an example of how water brings life even in places like a desert
- Dana Nature Reserve – Stay in a village that has hardly changed since the 15th century and enjoy unforgettable walks in a foothill of the Great Rift.
- Dead Sea – The lowest point on earth and the saltiest sea
- Desert Castles – 5 castles in the eastern desert. These castles were once refuges for caliphs from the Umayyad period
- Petra – Jordan’s top attraction, an ancient city carved out of sandstone and one of the new 7 Wonders of the World.
- Um er-Rasas – A largely unexcavated archaeological site with ruins from the Roman, Byzantine, and early Muslim civilizations.
- Wadi Rum – barren, lonely, and beautiful, granite rocks contrasting with desert sand
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