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Al Jayah Destination Guide

Delve into Al Jayah in Jordan!

Al Jayah in the region of Ma’an is located in Jordan - some 101 mi (or 162 km) South of Amman, the country's capital.

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Current time in Al Jayah is now 04:13 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Damascus, Madaba, Dana, At Tafilah, Amman or Al Arzah. While being here, make sure to check out Umm Sawwanah, Sihan, Shammakh, Nijil, Ash Shawbak and Al Faysaliyah as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Ruins of Ancient Petra The Nabatean Kin...

14:52 min ( January 22, 2012 by QatarYankee)
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A video stroll through one of the most spectacular archeological sites in the world. Extremely well-preserved structures carved into rock stretching back to over two thousand years ago. Petra was the ...

Jordan Heavy Ride 20-23 Sep 2012 mp4

05:43 min ( October 10, 2012 by Tarek Albukhari)
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Jeddah HOG heavy ride in Jordan Sep 2012

HD--The Ancient City of Petra Jordan

10:38 min ( April 13, 2011 by eurasiatravel)
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Driving in Jordan

00:29 min ( March 05, 2008 by ryanm527)
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Driving from the Amman airport to Wadi Mussa in Jordan

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Interesting facts about this location


Punon is an ancient city in the Arava, Jordan. It was a center of Copper and Iron mines in biblical times. Today it is called Feinan or Faynan. Punon was one of the places (or "stations") visited by the Israelites during the Exodus. "They traveled from Tzalmonah, and encamped in Punon."

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Located at 30.53, 35.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Former populated places in Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, Torah places

Dana, Jordan

Dana (ضانا) is a small village near the city of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. It is situated on the edge of a large natural gorge, Wadi Dana and enjoys spectacular view over Wadi Araba. Dana is about 500 years old, and preserves many aspects of Jordanian villages of the 19th century villages of Jordan. It hosts Dana nature reserve, one of Jordan's premier nature reserves with eco-tourism facilities.

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Located at 30.53, 35.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Tafilah Governorate

Dana Biosphere Reserve

Dana Biosphere Reserve is Jordan's largest nature reserve, located in south-central Jordan. Dana Biosphere Reserve was founded in 1989 in the area in and around the Dana village and Wadi Dana comprising 308 square kilometres .

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Located at 30.53, 35.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Biosphere reserves of Jordan, Geography of Jordan, Nature reserves in Jordan

Al Khazneh

"The Treasury" redirects here, for other uses see The Treasury (disambiguation) Al Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in the ancient Jordanian city of Petra. As with most of the other buildings in this ancient town, including the Monastery, this structure was also carved out of a sandstone rock face. It has classical Greek-influenced architecture, and it is a popular tourist attraction.

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Located at 30.53, 35.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Arabic architecture, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Buildings and structures in Jordan, Petra, Rock cut architecture, Tourism in Jordan

Wadi Musa

Wadi Musa, ("وادي موسى" in Arabic, translated as "Valley of Moses"), is the name of a town located in the Ma'an Governorate in southern Jordan east of Petra at latitude 30.317N and longitude 35.483E. It is the nearest town to the archaeological site of Petra and hosts many hotels and restaurants for tourists visiting this place. Approximately 2 kilometers from the main town, there is an important Bedouin settlement.

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Located at 30.53, 35.56 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Ma'an Governorate