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Festivals & Events in Jordan

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Jordan | Introduction

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How To Travel To Jordan

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How To Travel Around Jordan

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Tourism in Jordan

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Weather & Climate in Jordan

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Visa & Passport Requirements for Jordan

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Destinations in Jordan

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Accommodation & Hotels in Jordan

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Things To See in Jordan

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Things to do in Jordan

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Food & Drinks in Jordan

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Money & Shopping in Jordan

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Festivals & Events in Jordan

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Traditions & Customs in Jordan

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Culture Of Jordan

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History Of Jordan

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Stay Safe & Healthy in Jordan


DateEnglish nameLocal nameCommentsOfficial business
1 JanuaryNew Year’s DayRas Assanah al-MiladiClosed
1 MayLabour DayEid el-OmmalClosed
Date variesEaster SundayEid Al Fiseh Al AtheemCelebrated by Christians. Easter is celebrated in Jordan by all denominations according to the Eastern Church calendar.Open
25 MayIndependence DayEid al-IstiklaalClosed
9 JuneThe accession of King Abdullah to the throneEid al-JolousOpen
25 DecemberChristmas DayEid Al Milad Al Majeed, Al Eid Il SagheerChristmas is celebrated in Jordan by all denominations according to the Catholic date (Orthodox date on 7 January).Closed
10 Dhul HijjaFeast of Sacrifice or the Great FeastEid al-Adha, Eid al-KbeerRecalls Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son.Closed
1 ShavwalThe little feastEid al-FitrCommemorate the end of RamadanClosed
1 MuharramHijri New YearRas Assanah Al HijriIslamic New YearClosed
27 RajabIsra and Mi’rajIsra wal Mi’rajAscension of MohammedOpen
12 Rabi’ al-awwalBirthday of the Prophet MuhammadMawlid al-NabiClosed

Jordan | Introduction

Jordan, formally known as the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is a Western Asian Arab kingdom situated on the east...

How To Travel To...

By plane Jordan's national carrier is Royal Jordanian Airlines. In addition, Jordan is served by a number of foreign airlines,...

How To Travel Around...

By plane The only domestic flight connection is between Amman and Aqaba. By bus The bus company JETT offers connections from Amman...

Tourism in Jordan

Tourism is one of the most important sectors in the Jordanian economy. In 2010, over 8 million tourists from...

Weather & Climate in...

The climate in Jordan varies considerably. As a general rule, the further the land is from the Mediterranean, the...

Visa & Passport Requirements...

Jordan is one of only three countries in the Middle East that tolerate Israeli citizens in their country. Therefore,...

Destinations in Jordan

Cities in Jordan Amman - Capital of the Kingdom Ajlun - a mountain town in northern Jordan, known for the impressive ruins...

Accommodation & Hotels in...

Amman has an abundance of 5 and 4 star hotels. In addition, there are a good number of 3-star...

Things To See in...

The capital Amman is located in the north of Jordan, and features are spread along the entire length of...

Things to do in...

Go diving or snorkelling in the Red Sea near Aqaba. The Red Sea has some of the most famous...

Food & Drinks in...

Jordanian cuisine is very similar to that in other parts of the region. The daily staple is khobez, a...

Money & Shopping in...

The currency is the Jordanian dinar (currency code: JOD), sometimes shown locally as "JD" before or after the amount,...

Traditions & Customs in...

Jordan is a very hospitable country for tourists and foreigners will be happy to help you if you ask....

Culture Of Jordan

Art, cinema, museums and music in Jordan Many institutions in Jordan aim to raise cultural awareness of Jordanian art and...

History Of Jordan

Ancient era Jordan is rich in Palaeolithic remains that contain evidence of settlement by Homo erectus, Neanderthals and modern humans....

Stay Safe & Healthy...

Stay safe in Jordan Jordan is very safe. There is virtually no unsafe part of Jordan except on the Iraqi...

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