Church of St John the Baptist, Madaba

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Visit Church of St John the Baptist, a Catholic church built in the early 20th century on an ancient archaeological site. Admire the facade of the church, made from antique stones from a local house, adorned with Corinthian and Roman columns. If you descend down to the church’s vault, you can admire a functioning Moab-era well, more than 3,000 years old. Step into the chapel to see the visitor center and its display of art and relics, or climb to the top of the bell tower for extensive views over Madaba. Use our Madaba online trip itinerary builder to add Church of St John the Baptist and other attractions to your Madaba vacation plans.
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  • Church has must see there are very beautiful pieces to see inside also in the crypt available Wc entry 1Jod not included with Jordan Pass Pas wifi
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  • See a map of palestine in mosaic of inestimable value on the ground. A few minutes will suffice to better understand the history of palestine.
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  • I was in Madaba on an organized tour, and this trip was not part of our itinerary. It should have been! Other members of my group find it while wandering during a free afternoon, and I had time the ne...  more »
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