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Explore Ma'ad in Jordan

Ma'ad in the region of Irbid is a town in Jordan - some 49 mi or ( 79 km ) North-West of Amman , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ma'ad

Current time in Ma'ad is now 05:25 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Amman " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Aleppo, Damascus, Umm Qays, and Umm al Khirwa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Nicosia . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ma'ad ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


متحف أم قيس Gadara Museum

6:21 min by adonyenana
Views: 1422 Rating: 5.00

This film is about the Gadara Museum. Gadara Museum or Umm-Qais Museum is one of the many distinguished museums in Jordan, which are located in many Jordanian archeological cities. The Museum was a di ..

Haemek Train

3:09 min by Uri Benyamini
Views: 321 Rating: 1.00

Night bicycle trip along the Legendary train from Afula to Tzemach ..

Umm Qais and another visitor Ashleyheacock's photos around Umm Qais, Jordan (qais al lot)

0:57 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4
Views: 34 Rating: 0.00

Preview of Ashleyheacock's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about thes ..

Khamat Gader, Yarmuck river

0:19 min by stressy377
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SPA near Jordan border ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Tall Zira'a

The Tall Zira'a is one of the most promising talls of Palestine. Surveys and geophysical investigations showed the site’s great potential for excavations. Presumably, an almost continuous stratigraphy from Early Bronze Age to the Islamic periods will demonstrate the history of northeast Jordan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.62 35.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Jordan, Bronze Age sites, Canaanite cities, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Hebrew Bible places, Iron Age sites


Naharayim is a site on the border between Israel and Jordan where an hydroelectric power-plant was established in 1930. The Yarmuk River flows into the Jordan River at Naharayim. The plant, established by Pinchas Rutenberg, produced much of the energy consumed in the British Mandate of Palestine until Israel's War of Independence in 1948.

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Located at 32.64 35.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1930, Former hydroelectric power stations, Power stations in Israel, Power stations in Jordan

Neve Ur

Neve Ur is a kibbutz in the Beit She'an Valley in northern Israel. It is named after the Biblical town of Ur Kasdim in Mesopotamia, where Abraham lived, before he left for the land of Israel (Kanaan) . Located on the Jordan River south of the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Valley of Springs Regional Council. It has about 350 members, of which around 165 are children.

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Located at 32.59 35.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Kibbutz Movement, Kibbutzim, Populated places established in 1948

Island of Peace massacre

The Island of Peace massacre was a Mass murder attack that occurred at the Island of Peace site in Naharayim on March 13, 1997 in which a Jordanian soldier opened fire at a large group of Israeli schoolgirls from the AMIT Fuerst School in Beit Shemesh who were on a class field trip, killing seven of them and injuring six others.

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Located at 32.64 35.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Israel–Jordan border, Israel–Jordan relations, Mass murder in 1997, Massacres in Israel, Massacres in Israel during the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Murder in Israel, Murdered Israeli children, School killings in Israel, Spree shootings in Israel, Terrorist incidents in 1997

Island of Peace

The Island of Peace is an Israeli-Jordanian park at the confluence of the Jordan River and Yarmouk River, on the border between Israel and Jordan. Pinhas Rutenberg's Naharayim hydroelectric power station can be seen from here.

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Located at 32.64 35.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Islands of Israel, Islands of Jordan, Israel–Jordan border, Parks in Israel, Peace parks, River islands of Asia, Tourism in Israel, Tourism in Jordan